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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 backpack would not fit in the overhead bin so I had […]

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

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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 backpack would not fit in the overhead bin so I had […]

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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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La Dolce Vita

After spending five days in Lugano, Switzerland with 65 of my oldest friends, seven of us were traveling on to Lake Como for some R&R. We rented a villa

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Swiss Holiday and my high school reunion – a great getaway

I just returned from two weeks in Switzerland and Italy. I went to celebrate my high school reunion in Lugano. I was on the planning committee and six of

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