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writer, teacher, movie lover, traveler, reader

Silent Sunday

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Bargaining in Seoul

I do miss these markets in Asia. China had the best, but here’s a shopping mission in Seoul. Enjoy!

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Sketching Seville, Spain’s wonderful cultural gem

Sketching Seville, Spain’s wonderful cultural gem Sketching Seville, Spain’s wonderful cultural gem — Read on stickymangorice.com/2019/05/20/seville/ I’m enthralled with this illustrated travel blog, Sticky Mango Rice. I had to share it. The blogger offers posts on trips on all continents.

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Free Tour: Amazon Fulfillment Center

I almost forgot I signed up, but gladly I did and I went to the free tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In about an hour, I was part of a small group (since several people didn’t … Continue reading

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Of Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame is still on my mind. Here are some images from its past. Clearly, it’s fascinated artists through the ages. To see more images, click here.  

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Silent Sunday

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In a Sunburned Country

I just finished listening to Bill Bryson narrating his book In a Sunburned Country. This tale of traveling around Australia made me want to return to see the Devil’s Marbles, Ayer’s Rock, Shark Bay, Bondi Bay and even the Telegraph … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Shiny

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Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos highlighting shine. What delightful, shiny photos will you share? If you want to see more fun, shiny…

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Apostle Islands: Ice Caves

I’ll go with the pun since it’s low hanging fruit. This cave in Wisconsin would be such a cool place to visit. It’s way up north so not an easy drive for me, but it is spectacular.

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Ewa’s Pierogi

Last week I tried Ewa’s Pierogi in Glenview for lunch. My friend who knows Polish food suggested Ewa’s which is near the public library on Glenview Road. The small restaurant is cheery and light. They offer all you’d expect from … Continue reading

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