Category Archives: travel

a quick post, with good intentions

I think maybe I need to get back in the habit of daily posts, or at least multiple times a week, even if they are short entries. For one thing, my right wrist has been bothering me and it’s irritating … Continue reading

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Los Galapagos!!

I finally got our Galapagos trip blogged, and it took only 5 posts to do it. You can click each link below directly or just start with the first (or last) and page through. Quito About the ship, trip and … Continue reading

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nearly back to normal life

We got back from the Galapagos just a week ago and I’m at the tail end of catching up: I’ve unpacked and done all my laundry; restocked the fridge and cupboards; caught up on email and news: set up a … Continue reading

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going back to the Sun

My trip to last last week was wonderful, actually. I got to meet up with J and his wife, also J for lunch – I worked with him in about 1997-98. I got to meet up with my friend K, … Continue reading

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non-minimal packing

I thought I was doing well because everything fit in my backpack but Rebeccmeister’s packing list for her trip to Seattle now has me thinking that, as usual, I’ve probably overpacked for my four days in Philadelphia. At present, I … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole

My birthday gift this year was a long weekend skiing in Jackson Hole. (In 2011 Ted planned a trip to Venice for my birthday -0 that is, he surprised me with the plans and tickets on my birthday, then we … Continue reading

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in the air again

I’ve been quiet because we were on vacation; I really need to write up a blog entry on our trip to Hawaii, but the short version is that it was wonderful. I’m not really a tropics person normally, but I … Continue reading

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waxing Kipling-ish about Philadelphia

We spent last week in Philadelphia, celebrating my parents’ 50th anniversary, spending Rosh Hashanah with the family, and getting reacquainted with the nephew while he’s still a toddler (it was actually the first time Ted had seen him since he … Continue reading

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Sirens, anyone?

So now that I have income again, I’m seriously thinking about attending Sirens, in October. I’d probably not be able to go until Friday afternoon (sigh, missing those 41 days of vacation I got in the Netherlands) so I can’t … Continue reading

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Travel Topics (three of them)

I. One result of all our travels is that I always get a kick thinking about the provenance of my outfits. Today it’s a turtleneck and cardi bought in the Netherlands over a pair of jodhpur-ish capris bought in Arizona … Continue reading

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