Blog posts tagged "travel"

Lyme Regis, England
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Feb. 22, 2018 - 1:49 pm
Scotland was the beginning for me. I chose to read Susanna Kearsley’s The Winter Sea, a novel set in Scotland, seeking time in this specific place. Kearsley locates her characters mostly on Scotland’s northeastern coastline, with some of them living during the 18th century and others in the 20th...
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Aug. 07, 2017 - 6:50 pm
The prospect of going on a trip invites all sorts of daydreaming. Over the last year or so, my wife and I have fantasized about our honeymoon in Paris. We’ve used language learning programs to burnish our high school French, accumulated a worrying amount of cookbooks about French cuisine, binge-...
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Jun. 09, 2016 - 4:41 pm
The open road is whispering your name. Can you hear it? The humming quickly becomes a roar as the first official day of summer approaches. What better excuse to bring the family together, explore and learn than the infinite possibilities of a road trip. Whether you are planning a relaxing Rocky...
The God of Small Things
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Mar. 10, 2015 - 5:05 pm
Wouldn't you love to travel to faraway lands and experience the sights, tastes, and culture of a place totally different than your home? I know I would. While I save up for that trip around the world, I use the library to whet my apetite for travel adventures. This month, I'm focusing on India in...
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Nov. 16, 2012 - 5:41 pm
Today I found inspiration in the most unlikely of places – the Obituaries & Memorials of the Denver Post. Yep, that’s right, you heard me. Not in the words of the latest self-help guru or in the pages of the numerous religious, spiritual and motivational reading available, but right there, in...