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Another Pope, Another Place, Another Blessing. . . . .

During my husband’s tenure, he has taken groups of architecture students  to study in Rome and travel  all through  Italy, for a semester abroad , similar to his  trips to India.  David always says that “Professors don’t get  rich but … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Ireland is a great first time travelers’ destination with friendly, welcoming  people, beautiful landscape, castles, the Blarney Stone,  great pubs and fish and chips!  I have never heard anyone say they didn’t enjoy their time in the Emerald Isle!

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Eklingji or Meera Hindu Temple in Rajasthan

One of our first site visits on the north trip to Rajasthan , was to several Hindu temples.  This one called Eklingji or Meera is a complex of actually 108 individual temples. Many are only single rooms for prayer. This … Continue reading

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Pope Kisses and Blesses Deformed Man

On last Wednesday at the Papal audience in St. Peter’s Square, this man whose body is grossly  deformed by neurofibromatosis, approached the Pope.  A lesser man could have easily turned away in revulsion, but Pope Francis reached out to him … Continue reading

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Pondicherry Blessing

The opening scenes of Life of Pi were shot in Pondicherry; the Indian city that is forever a piece of France. You will see it in the lush gardens, French mansions, elegant walkways, and in the nickname Indian Cote d’Azur.  The … Continue reading

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