Weekend in Amsterdam

Diversity is embraced here. “Weird” might be the Dutch norm due to pragmatic tolerance. This trade city has been accustomed to associating with different cultures, ideologies…

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Locating the Netherlands

Where is the Netherlands? The Netherlands is located in Northwestern Europe along the North Sea. This small country is divided into 12 official provinces (4…

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London Boroughs

It's impossible to see all of London in a few days, but we worked to discover as much as possible on our trip to Northwestern…

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Northwestern Europe

Football-inspired travels led to our discovery of Northwestern Europe and the history architecture, cuisine and cultures found there. While watching the 2018 FIFA World Cup…

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Honoring 9/11, Promoting Peace

Honored to have been chosen as my son's interviewee for his 8th grade writing assignment for which he was to interview someone who could recall…

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National Mall Treasures

National Mall — “America’s Front Yard” — is the heart and soul of Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia), the capital of the United States of America;…

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Chicken Parmigiana

Try this delicious homemade version of one of my Italian favorites: Chicken (or Eggplant) Parmigiana.

San Diego Taste of Spain

Café Sevilla Restaurant and Tapas Bar Nestled in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego is a wonderful Spanish restaurant. During our last visit,…

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Yosemite Spring

Winter Deluge Enhanced the Beauty of this Natural Treasure Original article on Medium Yosemite Valley — photo by Caden Giaudrone Wet Winter February 2017 — according to reports, this was…

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Los Angeles

Our visit to Los Angeles over Thanksgiving reminded me of how fortunate I am, how grateful I feel... And how much there is to see…

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