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Quotes from the Masters: Ovid

We had to go to Nepenthe.  It was mentioned in every Pacific Coast guide-book I had, and it was highly recommended by a friend.  It was in the area of Big Sur, so we made it our lunchtime destination. We began our day with an immensely satisfying breakfast of French pastries, croissants (and cappuccinos for my …

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Quotes from the Masters: Grahame

The languid days of summer have set the mood for this week’s quote.  Besides, I hear that there has been quite a lot of “messing about in boats” on the Thames, lately. “There is nothing– absolutely nothing–half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”  Kenneth Grahame, from  The Wind in the Willows I’m offering …

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Travel theme: Rhythm

The Travel Theme posted this week by Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack is Rhythm.  I thought that was a lovely choice, because I’m a musical kind of gal.  She asked, “Do you have a favorite place that is defined by rhythm?”  Though it is difficult for me to choose a favorite place, one country that seems …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

This week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post is “Summer,” which—in an uncanny coincidence—was the same travel photo theme posed the week before by Ailsa over at Where’s My Backpack. So in response to both “Summer” challenges, here is my photo: A refreshing pool on a hot day says “summer” to me.  So before I …

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Sunday Post: Door

A fellow named Jake over at Jakesprinter has created a challenge that he calls “Sunday Post.”   The challenge is to post your interpretation of his chosen theme before the following Sunday;  then add a link to your post in the comments section of Jake’s blog.  Jake’s theme this week is “Door,” and since I’ve been loitering in Greece lately and happened to have found a …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

Read my hands! Who better to showcase hands than a mime?  This street performer entertained us in Florence, Italy, just off the Piazza della Signoria.   Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands (mothergrogan.wordpress.com)

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