Category Archives: travel

oh Colombia!

Yes, with an ‘o’ – well actually, two of them – no ‘u’. As in Colombia, South America! It’s the one South American country that meets Central America, sharing a border with Panama. In this location it is also the … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 29, 2018

Books and Travel – 22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Country, and then plus cooking! And another plate-o-shrimp – college classmate Youme Landowne’s book in Alisa Golden’s blog. This year I observed Letter Writing Month … Continue reading

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IONTW – November 12, 2017

PIE!!! Things organized neatly. How ordinary becomes extraordinary by consistency over time – Hisoko Koyama’s forty plus years of observing and documenting sunspots. Minneapolis on the radar from a Bay Area friend moving there, and then another friend’s son just … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bill Center of the West

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is not one, not two, but FIVE!!! – that’s right, FIVE! – museums and a research library of allthethings of the American West. The five museums are the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains … Continue reading

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2017 Heart Mountain hike

Optional Hike up Heart Mountain caught my eye on the Pilgrimage schedule. It was on Sunday, after the official program had ended, and listed as limited to 20 participants, so no doubt it would have a different vibe than the … Continue reading

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IONTW – August 27, 2017

I’m on the mailing list from the Sonoma State University Music Department, sounds like there are some neat concerts coming up in the Jewish Music Series at Sonoma State University. Oh wow, I didn’t know there’s a Jewish Studies Program. … Continue reading

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Cody Library

The Cody Library was welcoming and inviting on a sunny summer day – I can imagine it would be quite a haven on a wintry one. Assuming you could get there, of course! It’s located on the first floor of … Continue reading

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