Monthly Archives: June 2014

An Excellent Choice for Many

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before. — Mae West Our most recent cruise was my first on Royal Caribbean. The ship offered many, many recreational activities on the ship and … Continue reading

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Small Discoveries in a New World

The real voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust Just as daily life can be more fun thanks to little things that you encounter in an otherwise unremarkable day, travel … Continue reading

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Travel Websites to Use or Avoid

“I saw it on the internet so it must be true.” — Anonymous “Caveat emptor.” (Let the buyer beware.) — Ancient maxim The internet offers a treasure trove of ways to book your own travel. But which sites are mother … Continue reading

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The Familiar and the New in Washington

“Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.” — John F. Kennedy A few weeks ago we made a quick trip to Washington for a taping of NPR’s news quiz show “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.” For those … Continue reading

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On the Sidewalk in Washington

Our daughter took this picture at a stoplight in Washington. I love it for the possibilities! What do you think would be an apt caption? What’s the story? Best suggestions will be reported next week.   Boundaries divide. Travel unites. … Continue reading

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