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Bridges of Tranquility

“Golden bridge, silver bridge or diamond bridge; it doesn’t matter! As long as the bridge takes you across the other side, it is a good bridge!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Magnolia Plantation located south of Charleston, South Carolina, lies along … Continue reading


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Close Encounters with India’s Future

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation. – C. Everett Koop No matter where I am traveling, my camera gravitates toward children. Being a mother and grandmother I am drawn to their innocence … Continue reading

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The Fishermen of Halong Bay, Vietnam

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru Beautiful Halong Bay. Mesmerizing … Continue reading

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Summer: Coconut Kisses and Coconut Fish ~ A Tropical Thing

Oh how I love the taste and scent of coconut kisses. You’re thinking candy. Well, it’s not. Before my husband gets in the boat for a day of fishing or photography, he lathers up with sunscreen and then applies the … Continue reading

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Summer: Remembering Brownie Day Camp

The “what to bring to day camp” list includes: Sack lunch Bathing suit Towel Tennis shoes Shoe or Cigar Box with the following: Craft sticks, crayons, glue, string and scissors And most importantly:  A Great Big Brownie Smile While at … Continue reading

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Foot Stomping, Cardboard Hats and Catch Superman if You Can ~

Traveling can be so serendipitous! When you least expect it, you just show up at the right time and you weren’t even invited. But glad you’re there. The plan was to drive the short distance from Otavalo (Ecuador) to Cotacachi … Continue reading

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To the Mothers of the World ~ I Pay You Tribute

There is a universal bond that we mothers have, the instinct that connects us together even if we can’t speak the same language.  The language of motherhood is, after all, the same. As I review photos of our travels, pictures … Continue reading

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