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General

Return to nature

The deed is done, I have emptied the house and signed it away. As I did a final walk-through, my coat pocket got caught in a drawer pull in the kitchen. It felt as if the house was trying to hold me back. The sun was streaming through the windows and it looked as nice […]

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Travel

DC

I am in Washington discovering a wealth of museums, monuments, parks, neighborhoods, shops, restaurants and bars. What an amazing place this is!!!!… Even without the cherry blossoms. This trip has made me realize how poor my knowledge of American history is, so I stopped in a book store and got “US Presidents for dummies”. Hopefully […]

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General

Blues for a red car

Today I had to let go that brave little car. It should have been called Proud Mary as it still purred like a kitten after all those years…and all that rust… I was never a car person. All I ever asked of a car was that it have a good heater and take me where […]

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Travelogue

Washington

I finally got the opportunity to visit Washington rather than just fly in and out. The first challenge was that, this time, I drove down rather than fly. Equipped with my brand new GPS I managed to do it in more or less 11 hours. I still do not completely control it but it did […]