Silent Sunday: Kingsland Point Park, Sleepy Hollow NY

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Distracted by Wild Flowers

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Wildflowers.  They are tenacious and adaptable. Their ability to grow everywhere is impressive to some, and an irritation to others. No one tends to them. They come out at their own time, a part of the natural world dictated by … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Iceland, an Elemental Experience

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Iceland in winter is an elemental experience. On our Golden Circle Tour, I felt the bite of the wind on my face. I saw landscape unique to Iceland.And stood in marvel at the power of water as it sprung into … Continue reading

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Elemental Persuasion

“Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.” – Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian Writer

Missouri River, Oacoma, South Dakota; ©deetravels

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Memento Monday: Mark Twain Notebook

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What an enlightening weekend I had! Hubby and I, and two of my sisters-in-law did a tour of the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut.The tour did not only give us the opportunity to marvel at the fineness of his … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: Mark Twain House, Connecticut

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Roughin’ It

It’s impressive how wild poppies adapt to a certain environment to thrive. These caught my attention as they gave color to a grainy, rough, and stony path.  Props to wild poppies!

Photo taken near the entrance of the Convent of Christ in Tomar, Portugal; ©deetravels

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Tasty Tuesday: Satisfying Caldeirada

Caldeirada is Portuguese fish stew made of various types of fish, and potatoes. I grabbed the opportunity of having some on our visit to Nazaré, Portugal back in May. It was so good!

Caldeirada served at Restaurante O Bartidor, Nazaré, Portugal

Hubby and I were fully satisfied with our caldeirada. 😋

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Nature Holds the Key

“Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.” – E. O. Wilson, American Scientist

Seljalandsfoss, Iceland; photo ©deetravels

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Unusual Point of View

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I'm not one who seeks unusual points of view while traveling, but once in a while, I get inspired by the place I'm visiting. I took this picture from the tower of a medieval castle in the municipality of Castelo … Continue reading

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