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Trastevere and L'Orto Botanico (Roma)

During recent visits to Rome, it struck me just how noisy, chaotic and stressful a place the Italian capital seems to be – a palpable contrast to the laidback, hospitable and seductive face of Italy with which I have become so smitten. 1,043 more words

Female Travel

Exposition Rose Garden

While I do not think the Exposition Rose Garden is worth the trip alone, it can be a really nice addition to your day if you are planning to visit the Los Angeles Natural History Museum or the California Science Center. 49 more words

Places, Spaces, And Things To Do

Never have I ever

Never have I ever seen lavender blooming in late October!  At least not in our zone 4 to 5 gardens here in Ottawa.   I have cut back June lavender blossoms before resulting in late August, even early September reblooming, but never late October… 98 more words


A Spin on Fidgeting

“The two biggest industries in this country are Time Saving and Time Wasting.” Brian C Morski

I’ve been wasting a lot of time lately. I got a Tablet, and then, as the night follows the day, I got Apps. 751 more words



Hosen-in is one of the subtemples at the foot of Mt. Hiei in Ohara where monks from the Tendai sect temple, Enryaku-ji, come to study Buddhist chanting. 255 more words