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Cathedral & Petite France in Strasbourg, France

We visited Strasbourg on a cold rainy day.   Our fist stop was Strasbourg University where Bob’s sister teaches.   After parking the car and using the bathroom, we walked to the old town area.  Although the campus buildings looked just like the … Continue reading

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Struthof Nazi concentration camp, Natzwiller, France

From Heidelberg, we took a train to Offenburg, Germany, where Bob’s sister picked us up.   We bought the wrong ticket (to Offenbach!) and missed a train at a transfer station, but we enjoyed the adventure. Bob’s sister told us there is a … Continue reading

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Heidelberg, Germany

Right before the midterm elections, we went to visit Bob’s sister who lives near Strasbourg, France.  Strasbourg is right next to the border to Germany, so we flew to Frankfurt and went to Heidelberg, Germany before going to my sister … Continue reading

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It snowed in mountains!

We had the first real rainy day on Friday.  The temperature went down to the forties, and we used the fireplace for the first time this season.  The clouds covered pretty much everything all day yesterday, but  the blue sky … Continue reading

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Bristlecone & American Three-toed woodpecker @Great Basin National Park, Nevada, September 12, 2018

After labor day, we headed to Picking in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival in Flagstaff Arizona.  On our way there,  when we were driving on HWY 50, I noticed Great Basin National Park on the map and decided … Continue reading

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Birds in Seaview House

Spotted Towhee (June 17) Pileated Woodpecker, May 25, 2018 Black-headed Grosbeak (Female), May 27, 2018 Red-winged Blackbird, June 21. 2018 Band-tailed Pigeon (9/28, 2018)–I will try to take a better picture.   Rufous Hummingbird

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Visitors to our new home.

(The view from our house.) It has been more than a year since I last posted anything here.  I have been busy buying a house (again!), remodeling it (again!!!), selling the  house on Bainbridge Island and moving into a new … Continue reading

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