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- DNA Ethnicity Test Result Reliability – It’s All About Expectations
- Chasing Family – Online Family Trees: To Post or Not to Post?
- Chasing Family… Down a Rabbit Hole and Up a Tree
- The Pros and Cons of Fear and Anger
- Starting a New Holiday Tradition
- The Giving Season and the Thoughtful Giver
- Do I Really Have My Father’s Eyes?
- Symbols of Cities and Lands
- Land Meets Water
- The Ephemeral Nature of Days… and of Gratitude
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Tag Archives: Travel
Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways
There was an interesting photo challenge presented by WordPress this week – to take two shots of the same place, one vertical and one horizontal, to express two views of the subject. I’ve been offline for a while, taking care … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Ruminations Tagged Changing view, Montreal, Perspective, postaday, postaweek, Travel 31 Comments
Travel Theme: Benches
Benches are one of those things you find all over the world. Some are just simple and useful, while others have a charming character all their own. Benches in Princes Street Gardens on a rainy day in Edinburgh. … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Retirement itself Tagged Benches, photography, recreation, Travel, Weekly Travel Theme 30 Comments
Purple Mountain Majesty
I’m really a water person. I’m drawn to lakes, rivers, oceans, and even the little stream in my back yard. But there’s something majestic and awe-inspiring in the mountains as well. I grew up in Pennsylvania, where the rolling Appalachians … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Travelogues Tagged Ben Nevis, Hawaii, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Mountains, photography, Scottish Highlands, Travel 28 Comments
Future Challenge – Where in the World?
Challenge #6: The world is a big place. Some people have had the need or opportunity to travel widely, some just enough to wish for more, and some are rarely able to get further than local attractions. For most of … Continue reading
Posted in Future Challenges Tagged lifestyle, recreation, Tourism, Travel, TRS Future Challenge 1 Comment
It’s time to start making some serious plans for where my beloved and I might travel this year. Last year, most of my travel was to see my mom and sister a few states away, and most of my husband’s … Continue reading
Posted in Finances, Recreation, Retirement itself Tagged Alaska, Costa Rica, lifestyle, Physical exercise, retirement planning, Senior Health, Travel 21 Comments
Hawai’i Travelogue, Part 1 – Oahu
For forty years, my beloved and I talked about going to Hawaii. Finally, we were able to go last Fall. We figured we would treat ourselves to this big vacation while we were both working, Hawaii is probably one of the most … Continue reading
Posted in Recreation, Travelogues Tagged Arizona Memorial, Hawaii, Honolulu, lifestyle, Oahu, Pearl Harbor, photos, Sunset Beach, Travel, Waikiki, Waimea Valley 30 Comments
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