Category Archives: Travel

Memorial Day: Stained Glass Moments

“Never judge a book by its cover” is one of many oft-repeated phrases we repeat to ourselves and our children.  It’s also a message which we can easily forget.  When we arrived in Sainte-Mère-Eglise, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  … Continue reading

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Guernsey Part II–It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

If our morning was devoted to discovering a bit of Guernsey’s wild coast, the afternoon was all about tea, scones, postcards and Christmas!  I had already guessed that something was up when we arrived in Saint Peter Port in the … Continue reading

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Guernsey–the Great Escape Part I

I love Guernsey!  There I’ve said it!  The island, the people, the food, the complete and total change that comes from leaving France, French and Euros behind for a taste of English, (Guernsey) Pounds, and the island touch!  This is … Continue reading

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Dinan and the Maison de la Rance

Laura has become interested in the months, seasons, and time in general as of late.  She was explaining the seasons to me this morning and I had to laugh.  According to Laura, the four seasons are autumn, winter, spring and … Continue reading

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Everyday Life–or the Tale of the Ugly Church and the Monument I Never Looked At

Last week I decided to clean out Laura and Elise’s old baby clothes and donate them to our local Secours Catholique (Catholic Charities).  I asked my neighbor if he wanted to come with me to drop the clothes off in … Continue reading

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Questions Without Answers

One of the things which has struck me as we’ve been touring various United States National Park sites over the last six years is the lack of diversity among Park visitors compared to the American population at large.  I’ve been tempted to write … Continue reading

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Around Every Corner…

My Mother used to listen to Petula Clark while we were playing.  I can remember singing “Round Every Corner” with all the energy (and diction) that a 4-year old possesses.  The neat thing about Intra Muros is that there’s always … Continue reading

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