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Making Art in Monet’s Gardens

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The Town Of Giverny France

This is Giverny the town Monet settled in and built his gardens. It was one of the most significant trips I made while traveling in Europe.

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Giverny – Monet’s Gardens

What a joy it was to visit the very gardens that Claude Monet built and created his later paintings. I was able to truly see the beauty that inspired Monet.

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Historic England

England is a cool country to visit. It’s different from America in the sense that it’s older. That may seem like an obvious statement, but bear with me. It’s older in the sense that there are marks of history still … Continue reading

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Stonehenge Rocks!

This past weekend I went to Oxford, Bath and Stonehenge. In Oxford I was literally in the exact same great hall where Harry Potter was filmed! It was awesome! I also saw the Alice in Wonderland shop. Then we went … Continue reading

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food and culture

The food isn’t too bad. There is common ground with American food, but there are differences too. Fish, chips, and tea are a regular occurrence. However, there is not  a set ‘tea time’ as I used to think. The food … Continue reading

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Connections in Traveling

Traveling is about making connections to places, about getting from here to there. Sometimes it presents itself in unexpected ways. Last Friday I took a day trip to Cambridge England. The plan was to see a John Cage exhibit. He … Continue reading

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Enchante

Enchante! Paris, home of beauty and the beast, and a few weekends ago, home of Rebekah Keen. For me Paris was a vision of the Notre Dame Cathedral, The Louvre Museum, Mona Lisa, the Eiffel Tower, fashion shows, street protests, … Continue reading

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Harlaxton Manor

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On Our way to Harlaxton

The Aer Lingus airplane the we will take across the Atlantic Continue reading

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