Category Archives: Travel

Puerto Rico

This drone photo, featured as photo of the week by several publications, represents some of the hurricane devastation to the island of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory whose name translates as “rich port”. Just a few suggestions of ways to … Continue reading

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Ancient Trees

  She took her camera to some of the darkest, most isolated places on earth, to photograph trees that have survived thousands of years. Beth Moon, famed photographer and  author of the 2014 book, Ancient Trees:Portraits of Time, studied the … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

The iconic New York City Plaza Hotel is up for sale. Built in 1907,  registered as a national historic landmark, the property is valued at $ 560 million. Apartments are currently available, at a range of $1.3 to $39.8 million … Continue reading

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Driving Lessons

I wrecked the family car when I was 16 years old, just a few months after getting my first driver’s license. It was a 1960’s version of the “Woodie”, a beautiful and massive Ford station wagon with wood panel trim, … Continue reading

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Into the Storm

I was about 40 miles from home when I first spotted it. It was maybe the darkest cloud I’ve ever seen. In sunshine and blue skies at my current location, I considered stopping the car. It might have been a … Continue reading

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February Potato Salad

She brought the dish to every luncheon, picnic, potluck dinner. Gail’s potato salad was a huge hit, and made its way into the Welcome Wagon cookbook. Her secret was bacon. Is there really anything that is not made better by … Continue reading

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Library

Our fathers were veterans of  WWII, so we baby boomers had toy guns. While others played “War” in the dense woods nearby, we played “Library.” Diane lived 2 doors down. She was the youngest of her family, and was surrounded … Continue reading

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