Italy 2016 – day 8 ̵...

Sep 24, 2016 by

Yesterday was market day in Rapallo; today it was in Chiavari, a small seaside town just 2 stops south on the local train....

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Italy 2016 – day 7 ̵...

Sep 23, 2016 by

Thursday is market day in Rapallo.  It starts practically under our terrace and runs along the promenade.  Honestly, not much of...

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Italy – days 5 & 6 ...

Sep 22, 2016 by

We have been so fortunate…..every day has been more beautiful than the last.  Even when dark clouds gather, they tend to...

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Italy 2016 – days 3 ...

Sep 20, 2016 by

Sunday was a real down day.  Carol and I put on our shorts and walking shoes and went for a walk that turned into a mini-marathon....

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Italy 2015 – day 13 R...

Sep 20, 2015 by

Today Thad made good on his vow to return to the beach at Monterosso.  He took the train and had a fabulous day….reminder of...

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Day 5–an abbey and the s...

Oct 8, 2013 by

Today we drove to Abbaye de Fontfroide, on the recommendation of Patrick’s Toulouse landlords, Francoise and Christian Decos....

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Baie des Anges–St. Barth...

Jan 22, 2012 by

Best kept secret….a lovely, affordable hotel located right on Flamands Beach in St. Barth’s. Baie des Anges is family...

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Hamptons girl entrepreneurs su...

Jul 11, 2011 by

Who says our young people today have no social conscience?  Visiting with friends in the Hamptons this past weekend, we discovered...

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It Doesn’t Get Any Bette...

Sep 12, 2010 by

What a day it was yeaterday at the beach!  Crystal clear blue sky, warm sun, gentle breeze, and wide sandy beaches.  Here’s...

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