Category Archives: Travel

Cafes, Cafes Everywhere!

A cafe at the beginning of a block. . . A cafe at the end of the block. . . .   And one that  meets  in the middle!   This one was quite near our apartment. We always ate … Continue reading

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Montmarte in the City of Lights

Our trip began in Paris as a four day celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary.  Montmarte  was my  request thinking of galleries, cafes and meandering among the artist and musicians.  Yes it is at the top of a rather large … Continue reading

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Celebration of a Hero’s Too Short Life

July 4, 2017 is an Independence Day we will never forget.  That is why I chose it.  All eleven of the the family were in Cambridge UK at the American Cemetery  to celebrate the life of my oldest brother George, … Continue reading

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Similar Taste

Who would have thought that Renaissance Classical architectural details would be shared by two men so different as President Trump and King Salman of Saudi Arabia? Grand spaces, much marble and glittery gold with majestic  Corinthian Columns but no domes … Continue reading

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A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/08/26/reincarnation-and-mummification/ My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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