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Le Mont St. Michel – stairway to heaven

Like Giverny, Le Mont St. Michel is best savored after the day-trippers are gone. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is the third most visited site in France, very evident during the day. Luckily, Dianne arranged for us to be … Continue reading

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Exploring Brighton, UK

Friends who don’t travel much have asked me how I explore a new city. First, the Internet is my friend. Long before I ever leave home, I can research bus routes, find out how close grocery stores and train lines … Continue reading

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“This better be so worth it” – Perseverance on the Isle of Wight

While visiting London with my sister, the rain managed to hold off until our last day when we traveled to the Isle of Wight and its sailing town of Cowes. That visit was inspired by the Beatles song, When I’m … Continue reading

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Everyday London

When traveling, I often get caught up in the main attractions, especially when with others. This trip to England is no different. My sister and I managed to see a prodigious amount in two full days in London before moving … 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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Glimpses of New York – Thinking like a marble on Staten Island

New York City is about as far away from beachcombing as I could imagine. It’s non-stop stimulation and sensory overload. So when a new friend from last year’s International Beachcombing Conference invited me to comb with her on Staten Island, … Continue reading

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Glimpses of New York – bucket list and Flamenco

As long as we’re in New York visiting colleges, I might as well check some things off my bucket list. My list was simple: 1) Chinese food in Chinatown, 2) Italian food in Little Italy, 3) a Broadway musical, and … Continue reading

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