Category Archives: daughters

A day-trip to Tangiers, Morocco

I had no idea what to expect in Tangiers. I hadn’t planned to go there, and worse, I had done no research on it. At first, it was a lark to check another continent off our bucket list, the mysterious … Continue reading

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West Coast Swing: taking my own advice

Last night I found myself in the arms of a stranger, 40 years my junior. It can happen to anyone. You just have to put yourself out there . . . I’m visiting my daughter who’s a senior in college … Continue reading

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Gifts and lessons from the sea at Lyme Regis, UK

The day began gray, with rain a good probability. It was about time really; I’d only had one day of rain the whole time I’d been in England. But it would be nice if it held off. This day, my … Continue reading

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Can a beachcomber ever be satiated? Collecting at Lyme Regis, UK

My daughter has finally arrived in England, and we’re back in Lyme Regis. We both love this seaside town with its link to England’s Jurassic past. It’s all about the sea: kids make giant sand castles, young people surf even … Continue reading

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The Beatles got it wrong

The Beatles got it all wrong. I just turned 64, and it’s a turning point to freedom, not one of need (see words to When I’m 64). I don’t wonder if the loved ones in my life will still need … Continue reading

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Fossils, sea glass and shards; an abundant beach at Lyme Regis, England

The lovely little seaside town of Lyme Regis along England’s Jurassic Coast is a treasure all by itself. Add the opportunity to find and keep a fossil, and you have the recipe for a great holiday. You’ll find everything you … Continue reading

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I found a fossil! Nope, not yet – Lyme Regis, England

As my daughter and I prepared to look at London colleges, my husband gave us a page he had ripped out of his Science News with an article called Hunting Fossils in England. “You should go there. I would if … Continue reading

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