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Day of the Dead

Mexico On Oct 31-Nov 2 is the place! A time to build a shrine to your deceased loved ones and set a place at the table for them. Personally, I just put pumpkins at the graves of my loved ones.

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Autumn Leaves

Coming from New England, the autumn has always been my favorite season. I love the sound of crunching leaves under my feet and the memory of flopping into high piles of dried leaves. I love to crunch crisp apples. My

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Forest Walk

Memories of Peru come to mind as I am sitting in a hot and humid apartment, waiting for the air conditioner to find itself.   I went for a weekend tour in a forest. We had rooms that were open

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Lycian Footprint

I quite enjoyed George Roux’ book, Ancient Iraq, about the history of that geographic area from roughly 3000 BC to 500 BC.  Since reading that book, ancient art sections of art museums have been much more exciting.  Art and sculpture from

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Loire Châteaux

Tattoo’s Chapter 15, speaks to my road trip from Orléans to Nantes in the Loire Valley in France: “I had my rental car, my road map, a pocket castle guide and an imagination full of smart, fun, colorful dragons.” The

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