Author Archives: smkelly8

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writer, teacher, movie lover, traveler, reader

Delta Skymiles

How to sensibly make the most of the Delta Skymiles program, which can be tricky.

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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 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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