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Travel adventures

Looking at things through new eyes

I have always loved Butchart Gardens passionately. Even as a child I was able to appreciate the heroic undertaking of turning an ugly stone quarry into one of the most beautiful romantic places on this planet. As an artist I’ve … Continue reading

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Goats on a Roof

I don’t know how to feel about it. Bemused? Sad? Awestruck? Let me tell you a story. Several times during my childhood my family would travel up to Canada for a summer vacation trip. We’d take the ferry over and … Continue reading

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Milestone for Janelle

Yesterday we went to Bath for the day. We decided to find a local pub for lunch and I teased Janelle that this was going to be the grand moment where her auntie bought her that 1st beer. She rolled … Continue reading

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Greetings from London

It’s 7am Thursday morn and I woke up at 6, too excited to sleep anymore. Today is our big shopping day! Our agenda today includes a trip to the British Library, shop the outdoor markets in Camden Lock Market, visit … Continue reading

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A Magical Family Weekend

Janelle and I are sitting in the San Francisco airport waiting for our flight to England. It was a long fabulous family reunion weekend and I am still stuffed from our many meals. My brother Paul and his wife Kim … Continue reading

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And away we go……..

I LOVE to travel! I am taking my darling niece Janelle (as a tomboy she’d hate to be called darling, but it’s my journal, and she is, truly, darling) on a grand tour of England for her high school graduation … Continue reading

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