FOWC: Prompt

A prompt is a nudge to get you started on something. There are challenges on Word Press that give you prompts – some of them (like this one, Fandango’s One Word Challenge) are daily! That is tough for me, because by the time I have a chance to look through my email and find the […]

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Irkeepus Cultural Boma

Feb. 7, 2018 In the afternoon, six of us visited a Maasai village where tourists are welcome, the Irkeepus Cultural Boma. This community makes money from tourists: $20 to take any photos you want and be shown around, encouragement to buy their crafts, and donations for their school. The village, or “boma” (compound) consists of […]

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Maine Excursion

October 1, 2017 Today was Day 1 of our cruise from Boston to Montreal. We left Boston on Saturday in late afternoon and by the time we woke up this morning, we had anchored off Bar Harbor. People who weren’t taking tours could obtain tender tickets to go ashore, and the first numbers were called just […]

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CFFC: E is for…

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, the letter of the week is E –  words with two E in them!  The possibilities are enormous, so I limited myself to words that start with E and have another E in them. Elves Evening Eclipse (eighty-seven percent of total) Entrance  My eldest sister (whose birthday happens to be […]

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WPC: Partners

There are different types of partnerships throughout life. As children, we pair up with a “best friend” or two. In school, we are taught to work with others and often are assigned to work with partners. As adults, we may have partners at work (such as law firms, where the name of the firm consists […]

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Half Day in Helsinki

August 13, 2015 Our ship arrived at the port of Helsinki early this morning. I was tired when I got up, but our tour today was fairly relaxed. Our guide’s name was Mary, an older woman, compared to our young guides the past few days. When she was talking about World War II, she said […]

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