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A True Sign of Spring

Greetings on this fine, sunny, spring day. Wow! It feels so good to be able to say that! My husband and I just returned from a low-key yet really enjoyable holiday in Dublin, Ireland. Even though I took far fewer … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Macaque

Barbary Macaque on Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory. This monkey looks how I feel right now. Thoughtful, introspective, contemplative. I’m thinking of my recent trip to Southern Spain, Tangier (Morocco), and Gibraltar (UK). I wonder what the monkey had on its mind. … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

I can’t help but grin when I look at this picture. I hope it brings a smile to you as well.

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Becoming a Citizen of the World

Living in England is changing me. So subtly that I don’t even notice it day to day. But I recently passed the one-year mark. It’s hard to believe, because time seemed to go so quickly, but here I am…over one … Continue reading

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Photos for Aday

I took this and the following photos on May 15 as part of the Aday.org project. From Aday.org: On this one single day we ask you to pick up your camera and help us photograph daily life. What is close … Continue reading

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The Lowly(?) Dandelion

A pesky weed? Yes. But also eaten, made into wine, central to a book by one of my favorite authors, Ray Bradbury, and enjoyed by children everywhere as they happily participate in dandelion propagation. Today, it’s all about their beauty. This … Continue reading

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My 10,000th Photograph

A Weed Growing Between My Patio Bricks In England, my appreciation for the sun is a world away from my sunny expectations when living in California. Hence, if it’s sunny in England, I go outside and enjoy it. Today was a … Continue reading

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My Dirty, Nosey Neighbors

On the way to the grocery store yesterday, I took a few moments to hang with the neighbors. Conversation was limited, but what’s a little silence among friends? Quite a different crowd than I’m used to in the United States. … Continue reading

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Apple Dutch Baby

What better way to start the day than to have a delicious and satisfying breakfast. One of my favorite breakfasts is a puffed pancake made in a cast-iron skillet. I’m not sure if my recipe is authentic enough to be … Continue reading

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No Twist Ties for You

Saturday morning, late, after a leisurely breakfast, you stand in a U.S. supermarket before a tempting array of fruits and veggies, pondering, with plastic bag in hand. But this blog is not about what you decide to put in that bag; … Continue reading

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