Monthly Archives: September 2013

Too Late? Yes and No

A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. –J. B. Priestly If you are just now thinking you want to make special plans to travel this Christmas or New Year’s, it is … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place – from Your Armchair

Reading takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere. –Hazel Rochman Once upon a time, before we had virtual worlds created by electronics we had books. A well-written book can take the reader away … Continue reading

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Your Traveling Papers

There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo. — Erma Bombeck    Passports are required for everyone who wants to fly internationally. “Everyone” means everyone, infants too. International air travel … Continue reading

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UNESCO and Timbuktu

“…from here to Timbuktu” Anonymous I had planned to write about UNESCO* this week, telling you about the great variety of places and cultural artifacts this arm of the United Nations protects under its World Heritage sites program. As with … Continue reading

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