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A Raspberry on a Leaf

The New England Holocaust Memorial–six glass towers set atop glowing beds of embers, each one is labeled with the name of a death camp. The glass is clear. It is etched with the numbers tattooed on the arms of the … Continue reading

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Exploring Connecticut

Today, I went for a walk. It’s just breathtaking here, especially for a girl who grew up knowing the sharp,hard beauty of the desert. To wander a graveyard in a town that traces the history of its residents from the … Continue reading

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Lost in Windsor, Connecticut

Today I got lost on the way to the post office. Our hotel is on the outskirts of Windsor, CT and we will be settling in West Hartford CT, so I have been driving in to West Hartford for errands … Continue reading

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Final Day – Cross Country Adventure

We started the day innocently enough–let’s stop by Gettysburg, I mean, how often do you find yourself just passing through Pennsylvania? Well, it’s official. I’ve found my next job. I’m going to march my happy ass into the parks department … Continue reading

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Day 7–Cross Country Adventure

Today, I saw the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!!! Nestled into six levels of abject loveliness, this place was a fun and tasteful tribute to all things Rock and Roll. There were stories, artifacts and installations, music was everywhere, … Continue reading

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Day 5–Cross Country Adventure

I woke up in a roadside motel in what I had been certain the night before had been Tennessee, but it turned out that I was in Arkansas. I should have guessed. The carpet was a wet spot. No, I … Continue reading

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Day 4–Cross Country Adventure

We didn’t make Amarillo before sunset yesterday so we altered our plans a little –we NEEDED to see The Cadillac Ranch in the daylight. We woke early in the morning to find torrential rains and cloud cover that made it … Continue reading

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