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The London adventure – Part 5

October 16, 2019

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Still(!) more London pictures, thanks to Mr. Ken. 1. Royal Guards. The Royal Mews is a part of Buckingham Palace. The Royal Guards sit on these magnificent animals. What a beautiful site! 2. God save the Queen. In addition to our dear Sir Oliver, we just had to get this refrigerator magnet. This sums up […]

The London adventure – Part 4

October 9, 2019

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Thank goodness Mr. Ken is the photographer in the family. Otherwise, you’d all be seeing pictures of pavement and sky. I blame it on my lack of spatial awareness. 1. Love of monarchy. As the citizen of a pure democracy (well, more or less “pure”), I don’t completely get the concept of a monarchy. It […]

The London adventure – Part 3

October 2, 2019

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So the London adventure continues . . . 1. A real sense of history. I have always been interested in World War II, my Dad fought in that war. Although, he never wanted to talk about it. As much as I have studied about it, it seemed to be a war that happened, “over there.” […]

The London Adventure – Part 2

September 25, 2019

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Hello again. It’s time for the second installment of our London adventures. I know you all can’t wait. 🙂 1. Mind the gap. I just love the English accents! Of course, the English would say that we Americans have the accent, not them. I swear, I could listen to someone reading the phone book with […]

The London adventure -Part 1

September 18, 2019

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We just came back from a fabulous two weeks in London. I have a new favorite city! The history, the culture, the people – I loved it all. If I were 30 years younger, I would seriously consider moving there for a few years. And so the adventure begins. 1. Let’s talk about packing, shall […]

What can you believe in the media?

August 7, 2019

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And I am not talking about all the political nonsense going on here in America. So Mr. Ken and I are planning a big trip to London. As part of our preparation, I wanted to see what the weather has been like so I can plan my outfits. On a side note here, Mr. Ken […]

The London itinerary

July 24, 2019

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Well, this may look like chaos, but it is organized chaos! There is a method to my madness. I just love organizing things and doing our London itinerary is no exception. I wrote out all the activities and attractions on a little pieces of paper. Each thing got its own piece of paper. Each column […]