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Weighing the risks of travel

People have been traveling the world for ages. I love reading about people in London who packed up their belongings including porcelain tea sets and took off to explore Africa. They didn’t have news coverage, email, cellphones or even maps […]

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Weighing the risks of travel

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People have been traveling the world for ages. I love reading about people in London who packed up their belongings including porcelain tea sets and took off to explore Africa. They didn’t have news coverage, email, cellphones or even maps […]

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Overcoming the horrors of war

My mother in law, Maria Nikolaevna, was born in Lviv in the 1920s. In 1340 Lviv was part of Poland and later it became part of the Austrian Empire.

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Prop Planes and thunderstorms: ‘I thought for sure I was going to die’

On my way back from Minnesota last week I had a three-hour layover in Philadelphia. I then boarded a prop plane to Washington DC. Propeller planes are small. My

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Road trip to Minnesota

I spent last week in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The mission was to drop my son off at college. He was born in Minnesota but we were living in Russia

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Suzette’s dog and the Black Volga

I have been seeing a lot of the Fiat 500’s lately. The original “cinquecento” was produced in Italy from 1957 to 1975. I remember it was tiny. We would squeeze

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Vincent Van Gogh: The Prolific

“Fields and Blue Sky” hangs across from my bed. I see it first thing in the morning and last thing at night. It is fresh, colorful, calming yet full

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Lessons learned at Summer Camp

It’s August. Hot and sticky. It reminds me of the summers at camp. When I was nine I went off to summer camp for a month. It was a small

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Delicious delights of Lombardy, Italy

Lake Como is in the Lombardy region of Italy and is known for its risottos and polentas. Risottos are creamy rice dishes that can be made with mushrooms, spinach,

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La Dolce Vita Part 3 – Up the Mountain

Seven of us rented a villa in Lezzano on Lake Como, Italy for a week. We spent two days seeing the lake from the water and then we were

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La Dolce Vita Part 2 – On the Water

Seven of us rented a villa in Lezzano on Lake Como, Italy for a week. After we felt comfortable on land and explored the area a bit including taking

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