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Texas Part Two

After saying good-bye to my sister and her family, we drove a short distance away to Fredericksburg, where we got some ice cream and took a short walk along the main street in their shopping district.  Fredericksburg is clearly a … Continue reading

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Lilypad 1 – Texas Trip

We decided this year to kick off the summer with a short vacation to Texas Hill Country. Our trip, from Friday through Tuesday, would include a couple of nights in San Antonio with my sister, her husband, and their baby. … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom

Day Three at Disney dawned with a downpour.  We knew it was going to blow over, but not til later, so we suited up and sloshed to breakfast, trying to stay as dry as possible. We milled about in the … Continue reading

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Epcot

I started this post on our second day at Disney World over a month ago . . . then Mardi Gras happened.  So here it is a month later – done, moreso than perfect, as is the usual. Day two … Continue reading

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Last Full Morning

  Hot, bitter coffee, espresso. I finish The Secret Chord this morning, on the settee on the porch. I feel rinsed, wrung. I have to be dragged back here, to this tropical island, from the scrubby, brutal, bloodwashed Israel I … Continue reading

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