A bit more patience is needed

Ummm, Vanessa? Not quite yet. Probably in a few more weeks! πŸ™‚ We were doing our walk along the Ohio/Erie...

Ghostly impressions

Everyone has their thing, I suppose. My thing? Fog. The other day when I awoke, I noticed the dense fog...

Frosty mornings

Looks like the fall has finally arrived and with it, a bit of frost – even in unexpected places! But...

Good neighbors

I spent a pleasant few days in Santa Clara, California. I was attending a conference for work. I learned quite...

Cuba: Last + 1, now first

Well, I had planned to attend the Peter Turnley workshop in Cuba at the end December, but I took too...

A spot of color here and there

Well, some color has finally come to the piedmont. There are splotches of color throughout the forest, some yellows, some...

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I’m back from vacation now, so this morning it was time for a bit of yard work. I grabbed a t-shirt, got ready to get into the thick of it. The t-shirt that I grabbed was one from Tony’s high…

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I’m going through my pictures of Paris. I’ve pulled out a few here. In looking at them, I thought: Were it not for the Eiffel Tower, you’d never have a clue, other than the title, of where these were taken…

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β€œI paid $3,000 (Β£2,000) to leave Egypt, risked my life on a boat to Italy spending days at sea,” Karim said. β€œIn one month in Calais, I’ve tried 20 times to stow away in lorries to England, always dragged out…

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So, I drove from Manchester, England to Heathrow Airport, some 200 miles – no issues, using Google Maps on my phone to get directions. I call the voice, Chatty Cathy, or just Cathy, for short. Cathy had been giving me…

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I was going to tell this story as one long narrative, but decided against it. Instead, I’ll pull out bits and pieces that I found humorous … or that I find humorous now, but perhaps not such then. πŸ˜€ After…