Category Archives: Friendship

Art and High Tea

  This morning we were leisurely in our approach to the day. The snow had melted over night, the Olympics were in view on the horizon, and a heron watched for stray fish on the rocks below our window. Why … Continue reading

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Christmas Season in Victoria

It has been a quiet week in Victoria. We have read, played ukulele, watched some movies, and walked in the city each day. Yesterday we were joined by friends David and Marlene who arrived by the Clipper in the morning. … Continue reading

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Home

We awoke to blue skies and sunshine in Chicago yesterday. In fact we flew through blue skies across the country until we reached the state of Washington. Our landing in Seattle sent up great sprays of water from the downpour. … Continue reading

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Leaving Greenbush

Today we leave Greenbush and drive back to Chicago. I sit here enjoying the pale dawn in the woods, turkeys roaming around the yard, and the cool sweet air coming in the window. This is the bird Benjamin Franklin wanted … Continue reading

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Visiting Friends and Family

Friday we spent the day with my college big brother, Doug, in Chicago. It was an afternoon of talking, laughing, and remembering. Lunch was at the Rainforest Cafe, an experience Jean and I had never seen. It was loud, crazy, … Continue reading

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Packed and Waiting

Off to another adventure. Waiting for a ride is almost as bad as flying, but not quite.

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Beautiful Wedding

Yesterday we celebrated the marriage of our grand niece, Megan, to Sam. The wedding was held on the grounds of a quaint mission-style restaurant. It proved to be a great setting for an outdoor wedding. There were many family and … Continue reading

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New Friends

Yesterday we took a stroll around town. It was a warm day, but a bit overcast. The streets are full of people because it is a weekend and Collioure is a popular get-away. However, we were able to find some … Continue reading

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Last Days in St. Remy

Today we moved from our little house in old St. Remy to a new apartment in Collioure. This involved a rainy, windy drive across the bottom of France, hugging the Mediterranean shore from Provence to near the Spanish border. Not … Continue reading

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The Tate Modern Museum

As we visit museums this year I find my eye caught by much that was of less interest to me a few years ago. I still love the Impressionists / post-impressionists and old masters, but my appreciation for a wider … Continue reading

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