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#WordlessWednesday: THE HOMECOMING

HAPPY WORDLESS WEDNESDAY EVERYONE! Please leave a comment and have a great day! Join in the WW fun HERE Lots of interesting posts! GERMAN TRAVEL GUIDES

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REFLECTIONS OF 2013

Time passes so quickly and soon, 2013 will be just a memory. What a memory though; one of the best years ever, (so far)! Filled with music and travel, two of my favourite things. The…Read more

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GREEK ISLANDS CRUISE

HAPPY WORDLESS WEDNESDAY EVERYONE! Please leave a comment and have a great day! Join in the WW fun HERE Lots of interesting posts!

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OLYMPIA: GREEK ODYSSEY IV

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

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GREEK ODYSSEY – PART III

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

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GREEK ODYSSEY – PART II

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

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ROAD TO GREECE: GREEK ODYSSEY I

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

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HOME AGAIN AFTER 41 YEARS!

One of the highlights of our European vacation was going back to Soest, my birthplace in Germany, for the first time in decades. On the way, we stopped overnight at my mother’s hometown of Bochum, where…Read more

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ROUGH START TO DREAM TRIP

August 30th had finally arrived and we were bubbling over with excitement. This was the beginning of our dream trip; a month in Europe! What could possibly go wrong? Well, let me tell…Read more

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THIS IS IT! WE’RE OFF TO EUROPE!!

Click HERE for in-depth trip articles And HERE for other travelogues This blog is officially ON HIATUS, as my husband and I are celebrating our 40th anniversary with a month’s jaunt through Europe. (Flying out tonight,…Read more

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A PASSION FOR ANCIENT HISTORY

Welcome to the Writer’s Post Blog Hop # 89 This week’s host is Darla Dollman of Blessed Little Creatures. The chosen theme: ♦ HISTORY♦ Ancient history has always been a major passion of mine. The…Read more

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HOPES AND DREAMS FOR THE NEW YEAR

Question of the week, posed by Kate Benzin: “What dream or dreams are you planning to fulfill in 2013?” Did you ever have a dream that you thought was completely unattainable? I sure did, for…Read more

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SAN DIEGO & LAS VEGAS ADVENTURE

My husband and I recently flew down to San Diego, California, to visit my mother and help her out with a few things. (She’s 88 and doing well. ) For those who aren’t familiar, San Diego…Read more

CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP

This post was a victim of the recent website crash and is under reconstruction. Please come back at a later date. Apologies for the inconvenience! Sharing some photos from my drive up the California coast…Read more

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VENTURA HIGHWAY

I’ve been coming to San Diego regularly, (from Toronto), since 1975, (my parents live there). It has always been my dream to drive up the California coast and tomorrow , it’s FINALLY happening! Can’t wait.…Read more