Melk Abbey and Town

July  5, 2019 Today we docked at Melk, a town on the Danube known for its abbey, which sits on a cliff overlooking the town. A bus drove us up the hill to tour the abbey. The Benedictine abbey was founded in 1089. A monastic school was established in the 12th century and the library […]

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FOTD: Jasmine

On our first full day in Tanzania, we started the day with a hike. This gave us the opportunity to appreciate the small things, that usually one doesn’t notice from a moving car.  We all stopped to smell the perfume of the jasmine. I didn’t expect a flower so famous for its scent to be […]

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CFFC: Old Town Quebec City

October 6, 2017     Quebec City was our last port of call before the end of the cruise and I was looking forward to seeing this historic French town. Our daughter loved it when she went there a year or so ago. Since our tour wasn’t until the afternoon, we decided to get off […]

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My 5K, October 26, 2015

I joined Automattic’s Worldwide WP 5K 2015!  I took a route I use often, which I know is a bit over 3 miles (5K). Here’s my story: It’s 4:30 on a late October afternoon – the perfect time to go for a walk on this beautiful fall day! The colors are gorgeous, further enhanced by […]

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