Monthly Archives: August 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge – Sea

My first trip to the sea?  ~ It was in 1970, where I accompanied an Uncle & Aunt as they drove my sister to Florida for her first semester of college.  I, having bronchitis, was hacking all the way as … Continue reading

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Farewell My Baby Bird

Today (and yesterday as it was an overnight flight) my youngest flew off to Europe to be an expat in Germany.  (Her brother left 7 years ago for his career.) Now my house is empty except for me and my … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday – I am not but an illusion

I am not but an illusion . . . I am not a Hollywood model.  I am not a Glamour pin up girl. I am me and not the woman in this photo…   And that is all I want … Continue reading

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Chicago Chicago! – The Newberry Library

Chicago happens to be one of my most favorite cities to visit.  Along with its many sights, shopping and attractions, it is also home to one of the Midwest’s best historical &  genealogical research libraries – The Newberry Library, located … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Focus – Snow

This challenge gets tricky for me as I don’t have a very nice fancy camera.  I have Panasonic Lumix DC Vario, yet it has a host of settings I can use in different situations. So, I’ll give this a try … Continue reading

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Caesar’s Forum : Rome

Originally posted on Mom's Meanderings:
Hubby and I were up and out early the next morning to make our way to the Ancient City of Rome.  First stop …. the Colosseum.   But first to marvel at the Forum of Caesar…

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Travel Theme – Big

Now that’s a BIG KISS!!! http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/08/16/travel-theme-big/

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