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 April 18

 

 

I get fun pictures as we are walking – many people have well behaved canine companions on leashes & that gets my attention.  Too, look at this woman’s fun purse – it’s made to look like a piano

 

 

 

 

We continue walking this well-choreographed tour as Claire leads us to this cheese shop.

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Celebrating the Winter Solace

Celebrating Life in Ireland

Newgrange

In 2009 our 27-year-old son was a visiting scholar at Trinity University in Dublin Ireland.

On the fabulous trip to see him we got to experience Newgrange…

Newgrange World Heritage site

Newgrange, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a prehistoric monument dating back over 5,000 years, The passage tomb features a 19m (62ft) long passage leading to a central chamber which is adorned with megalithic art.

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Springtime in the Rockies is a Metaphor for Life:

Toasty Warm Sapphire Sky Days Mixed with Single Digit Biting Winds

 Cobalt sky and 8 this calm morning. We crunch frozen snow on our mountain nature trail before the sunshine bathes our valley. The serenity covers me like a cozy quilt.

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Munich, Salzburg & Vienna

Rick Steves Tour

October 2022

“It is the personal experiences on our travel adventures that transcend just visiting somewhere new” – Julie A R Stephens

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Rome, Italy – I put euros in her cup and remember her

  “The most precious gift we can give one another is letting them know they matter.”

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travels

   Niagara Falls Canada June 2018 – celebrating the 1st birthday of our granddaughter with our son and his family

 

 The 7 year old’s perspective – would be so interesting to know what he is thinking…

 

     

Wherever I am nature… colors…flowers…call out to me

      

                         Our son with his sons              

                 Me with my 1 year-old granddaughter

              A little water park we happened upon

 The New York Power Authority plant diverts water from the Niagara River above Niagara Falls and returns the water into the lower portion of the river near Lake Ontario.

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Venice, Florence, and Rome

In October 2019 Bruce and I went on a Rick Steves Tour Group to Venice, Florence, and Rome

 Burano, an island off Venice, Italy

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” -St. Augustine

Venice was founded over 1,500 years ago on 117 different islands that are linked by 150 canals and 400 bridges.… Read the rest

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