Category Archives: Travels

Richard and I enjoy traveling, the sense of excitement of being in some place new not only revives us but we also become more appreciative.

The last time at Notre Dame…

Yesterday, Notre Dame was aflame and it breaks my heart. In July 2014, Richard and I were with our traveling group in Paris. Here are my reflections from that visit. “Part of our experience is to take a short boat … Continue reading

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The Pink Dress

In preparation for The Creativity Workshop that Richard and I attended in Crete we were asked to bring one item from our childhood that was significant. I knew from the start what I was going to bring — and hopefully … Continue reading

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Being with Mom

May 26, 2011 It was five years ago that I stood overlooking the Sea of Galilee in Israel and I knew our Mom was gone. The Sea of Galilee has always been a busy, beautiful and meaningful place. Today, there … Continue reading

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Ruler of a New World Order

Typically, Richard does not sleep on airplanes so when we have long flights he takes an Ambien sleeping pill. Coming back from Vietnam & Cambodia we had an overnight in Hong Kong before flying to San Fransisco then Denver. He … Continue reading

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Faces of the Mekong

In September 2014, Richard and I traveled to Vietnam and Cambodia. He has always been good at capturing people along the way.  These photographs will be part of the Arts Festival at Littleton United Methodist Church April 17-19, 2015. “Xin … Continue reading

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Annie Bands

Little bracelets, joyful gifts, lessons of hope Each year our church’s Youth holds an auction to help raise funds for their upcoming mission trip. One year I was delighted by a little box full of colorful beaded bracelets. They were like … Continue reading

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Losing Time in Monet’s Gardens

Thank you, monsieur Claude Monet for imagining and leaving such a stunningly beautiful and peaceful place, by doing so, you have created a little bit of paradise. How can one possibly capture what you saw with your art infused mind’s … Continue reading

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Photos from France, Group Tour, June-July 2014

Unfortunately, Richard’s camera did not work most of the trip, so we don’t have his amazing photographs. But here are a few. This trip, I was able to capture a few moments that mean something to me.  Of course, Richard … Continue reading

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Why do I travel?

While in France with our group tour this summer, over a glass of wine a few of us were talking about why we travel. Some travel to see beautiful and historic places, some travel for the challenge and to prove they … Continue reading

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Eastern Europe Passage – Group Tour 2013

Richard and I had the distinct pleasure of traveling with our group again this year. We cruised the Danube through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, then spent a few days on the Adriatic in Dubrovnik. I’ve written a whole … Continue reading

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