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10 Best London Activities for Travelers

10 Best London Activities for Travelers

  In two weeks, we’ll be traveling again. We’ve been told that’s what we do; we travel instead of vacation. I had no idea there was a difference when the elderly Welsh man who asked if we were Americans explained it over our dinner of […]

A Yank’s Dorset Apple Cake

A Yank’s Dorset Apple Cake

  I haven’t baked much of anything for the past few years unless a birthday or special occasion required it. It isn’t that I no longer enjoy baking; I consider it a relaxing activity — especially when I can take my time and get involved […]

Accidental Ramblers: Hiking Inn-to-Inn through Southwest England

Accidental Ramblers: Hiking Inn-to-Inn through Southwest England

A glimpse of our inn-to-inn walking trip through Southwest England.

Desires, complaints, and whimsies: A personal essay

Desires, complaints, and whimsies: A personal essay

It’s been a year and a half since I’ve written here, and before that, nearly a year. When I think about why, several reasons come to mind, but the most significant is one most worthy; I wrote a novel. ¬†This November represents the four-year mark […]

Vacationing in Midcoast Maine

Vacationing in Midcoast Maine

  “So where are you staying?” the woman on the other side of the Avis counter asked as she processed our car rental. My husband and I had just arrived in Portland, Maine after a red-eye from San Diego followed by a botched connecting flight […]