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Chihuly in the Garden

I’ve been on a questing hiatus for the past few months but Chihuly in the Gardens at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is an excellent way to return to my adventures. 682 more words


"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished."

Home! Gracie and I got home late yesterday afternoon. It had been a wonderful visit for both of us. Gracie had Bill who walked her every day and Peg who fed her goodies. 319 more words


Vid: glass-blowing studio in Dream Community, Taiwan

As detailed in my last blog post, I recently went to the Dream Community in Taipei, Taiwan.

And here is a short video showing a bit of the process which takes places in the glass-blowing studio:


Home Brew Vacuum Tubes Are Easier Than You Think

It all began with a cheap Chinese rotary vane vacuum pump and a desire to learn the witchcraft of DIY vacuum tubes. It ended with a string of successes – a working vacuum chamber, light bulbs, glow tubes, diodes, and eventually… 196 more words

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Spanish Village Art Center

Tucked between the San Diego Natural History Museum and the San Diego Zoo is the Spanish Village Art Center with its numerous studios and galleries. 276 more words


Crazy Things to Do on a Cruise Ship

Walk the Plank on the Norwegian Breakaway and Breakaway Plus class of ships.

In the challenge of attracting new cruise passengers while at the same time keeping veteran cruisers hooked,  1,606 more words

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Turkey Adventures: Day Trip to Eskişehir

Now that spring has sprung, we’re getting out and exploring again. For a quick and easy day trip from Ankara, Eskişehir had all the right ingredients: accessible by train, pedestrian-friendly, learning opportunities for children, and vegan food. 461 more words

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