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Morocco, a Country of Contrasts

Morocco, a Country of Contrasts

Visiting, Spain, Portugal and Morocco had always been on my bucket list. Well I scratched them off my list this past Spring. I thoroughly enjoyed visiting Spain and Morocco with a friend I had travelled with 40 years ago. We have lived in different provinces for the...

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Some words to live by and thoughts to ponder

Some words to live by and thoughts to ponder

Sometimes you see a quote and you connect with it. You feel in tune with it. Here are a few that resonate with me. Please feel free to share as they have been copied from the public domain.       Recent Posts Travel Jitters What Not to do on a Small...

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Beautiful Passages

Beautiful Passages

Sometimes, when reading a book, a sentence, a phrase or paragraph will jump right off the page. Here are some that demand my attention each time I read them. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So...

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An Outdoor Canvas

An Outdoor Canvas

I have long thought that just as a painter creates art on a canvas so a gardener creates art in a garden. My canvases are my garden areas. I plan them, till the soil, plant and nurture those plants to create a colourful or tasty display to please the senses. And that,...

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Gardening Gloves

Gardening Gloves

To wear or not to wear? That is the question. To joyfully dig and rake and mound the soil with unadorned hands reveling in the texture, weight and colour of the numerous particles that lodge themselves beneath my fingernails? Or to don a protective layer in the form...

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The Stone

The Stone

During my career I have traveled extensively and attended a great number of educational conferences. This has allowed me to meet many wonderful educators, students, authors, speakers, and one priest. The priest was a presenter at one of the conferences I attended. He...

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What Not to do on a Small Group Tour

What Not to do on a Small Group Tour

1.    Dominate the tour guide’s time One of the primary responsibilities of a tour guide is to educate travelers about places being visited by providing information and by answering questions.  One way to isolate yourself from your fellow travelers...

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