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2018 Colombia – Day 3

< previous day Another leisurely morning after a decadent full night of sleep! We moseyed down to the hotel’s restaurant, trying to not get too distracted by allthethings to see in the compound. After we sat down, the waitress brought … Continue reading

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2018 Colombia – Day 2

< previous day After a relaxed start to the day – and yay! the threat of headache seemed to have abated – we eventually found our way downstairs for the hotel breakfast buffet. OK, not super adventurous, but it was … Continue reading

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2018 Colombia – Day 1

Our flights to Colombia – there didn’t seem to be any direct way to get there from SF – but the first leg left SFO early Friday morning, early enough that we actually went on Thursday evening. I was surprised … Continue reading

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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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