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Filigree and Quietus

David and I observed Dia des los Muertos early when we wandered through the City Cemetery in Chinese Camp on our way back from Yosemite last month. 246 more words

Roaming the Northeastern New Mexico Mountains--Day Two

While everyone else slept late, my host and I headed to their ‘wild’–a couple of hundred acres which they put in Santa Fe Conservation Trust.  The Trust requires land restoration and has a lengthy list of do’s and don’t’s one must follow.   589 more words

"I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." Robert Louis Stevenson

Hello Fellow Travelers!

I started this blog because like so many of you I love travelling.  I have lived in a few countries like Spain, Germany and Italy and even Somalia. 107 more words


The Du Pont Family Cemetery

Ta-da! After five years of sporadic effort, I found the du Pont family cemetery, thanks to a little help from a friend. Being a volunteer at Longwood Gardens, often talking non-stop about its founder, Pierre S. 660 more words

Longwood Gardens

Project 365


Dusk was about an hour away and I hadn’t yet taken any photos for my daily Project 365 initiative. We’d been out of town the last two days and we were exhausted by the time we finally returned home earlier this evening. 164 more words


Laurel Grove Cemetery Port Townsend, WA

During our tour  of Manresa Castle the tour guide indicated a 13 year old “spirit” named Lotta frequented the place.  She liked room 214.  No one really knew her affiliation with the castle. 238 more words