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A letter to my friends

Hello Friends, I wanted to take a moment and thank you for finding my blog.  Some of you have  left  comments or have emailed me with your comments.  I must say that they have all been so positive.  I greatly appreciate that you would take the time out of your day to drop me a […]

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Ancient Antiquities like you’ve never seen before

I love museums!  I said it.  I have a problem, surely there is a 12 step program for my infliction and I would hope it would be a full and complete immersion program starting with the “Golden Triangle” in Madrid.  With all the museums I’ve had the pleasure to visit, I don’t believe I have […]

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Forgive me for I have…..

Forgive me Readers for I have sinned.  The ultimate Bloggers Sin.  It’s been nearly a month since my last post.  As penance I must write for days and days until something is worthwhile to put on this Blog. How can one expect to increase their readership if one doesn’t post on a regular basis?  This […]

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Hot Vacation Travel Destinations

Lists, lists and more lists.  That is the way of the travel writer, making a list of the best places to beach, best places to sleep, best places to hike, best places drink a beer while whistling.  You know Top Whatever lists.  Well I’m not usually one who puts together lists like that, I feel […]

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Monday’s Musings

As a blogger I would say I spend an equal amount of time thinking about what to write as I do reading other blogs.  There are so many wonderful people out there blogging.  The topics range from A to Z and a wealth of information and insight to their particular view point.  I have come […]

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The Day of Rest….Arizona Style

The Day of Rest series is designed to be nothing more than an easy way for me to put something up on the weekend without it interfering with my Coffee and Newspaper, no matter where I am located.  Those two things are universal for me.  I am a native Arizonian, sometimes known as a zonie. […]

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Game Time

By now you know I have been to Berlin a few times.  My last trip was in February 2012.  I know, I know why would you choose to go to Berlin in the dead of winter when there are so many other warm places one could go to.  Well sadly, my trips to Berlin are […]

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It’s like heaven for me, an Island of Museums?

I really love to go through museums, the art, culture, history and the stories behind all the beauty within a museum allows me to grasp so much more of our world.  I have walked through museums all over the world and have probably been to no more than .0000001% of all museums.  I have had […]

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The largest swimming pool in the world think you know where it is?

What is a resort without a swimming pool?  Well it’s boring, and that is why nearly every resort in the world has some sort of swimming pool or water feature that you can wade into and relax.  Some will use the Resort pools for relaxation, some for simply sitting next to and capturing those fantastic […]

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A Frank View, Part 2

Shortly after the arrest of the people in hiding, everything was removed from the Secret Annex.  When the hiding place became a museum years later, Otto Frank wanted the rooms to always remain unfurnished.  In order to show how the Secret Annex looked during the hiding period, small scale models have been made and are […]

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The Day of Rest

Travel Inspiration, a set on Flickr. These photos inspire me to pack a bag, and head off to some fantastic location. I look at them almost daily as I am planning my next trip. Inspiration is all around us, it’s what we do with it that makes the difference. Happy Travels and a pleasant Sunday […]

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A Frank View, Part 1

If you have been reading my blog for a while you know that I have recently enjoyed a trip to Amsterdam.  If your new to this blog, you have some catching up to do, please look back at the archives, because you have missed much.  Don’t worry, you can catch up, we will wait for […]

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The Dance of Death

Parental Warning! Parental Warning!   This post contains graphic descriptions, photographs, video and verbiage of a Bullfight in Madrid, Spain. We have elected to take the Metro (Subway System) from near our hotel to the Bull Ring, probably no more than 10-15 minute ride.  I have to say that the subway system here in Madrid, was […]

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Angelic Eating The Culinary Tour

Over the course of two posts, I have shared with you some of my favorite restaurants in and around Los Angeles.  If you’ve missed those posts, you can get caught up by clicking on either of them below. Angelic Eating Angelic Eating…Part 2 I swear I may have put on about 5 pounds just writing […]

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