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#4 (final) Oaxaca, Mexico, March 21, 2017

Dear Everybody, SOME SCENES FROM OAXACA:     Our local music academy where whenever we walked by, students were learning stringed instruments.       Our local tortillaria, where we got fresh, warm tortillas just before many of our meals. … Continue reading

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#3 Oaxaca, Mexico, March 18, 2017

Dear Everybody, Wednesday afternoon we had a nice rain, which the Oaxaquenos loved, as they are very short of water at the moment. Burt was bringing home our clean clothes from the lavandaria and so got pretty well soaked. Luckily … Continue reading

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#2 Oaxaca, Mexico, March 15, 2017

Dear Everybody, Oaxaca is really wonderful——the weather is perfect, the food is outstanding, and there are lots of artisania shops with lots of interesting things to buy. We’re both trying hard not to buy things since neither of us has … Continue reading

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#1 Oaxaca, Mexico, March 12, 2017

Dear Everybody, Since Burt and I met one and a half years ago, we’ve managed to travel together quite a bit. We are now in Oaxaca, Mexico, renting a house for a couple of weeks. The house is on a … Continue reading

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#1 Sardinia/Malta, Oct. 8, 2015

Dear Everybody, What a hassle flying is getting to be; still I made it to Caglieri, Sardinia, my first destination. This lovely island in the Mediterranean is part of Italy. Its capital, Caglieri (pronounced Cull’-yer-ee—-roll the ‘r’) is a beautiful … Continue reading

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April/May, 2001

April/May 2001 Once again I am in Partina, near Arezzo in Italy. It is the occasion of Claire and Roberto’s younger son’s Baptism, in the 16th century church in the small village where Roberto grew up. Roberto, Claire, Marco (age … Continue reading

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#4 (Final) Italy, Sept. 13, 2016

Dear Everybody, Wednesday, we did some shopping at a couple of special stores for things (like olive oil and wine) to take home. Dinner that evening was a wonderful swordfish steak that Burt grilled. The fresh seafood that one can … Continue reading

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