Category: Nonfiction

Our Book (Part 3 of 3)

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine On Thursday at sea, Roger and I filled our day with socializing, playing games, and learning the basics of Spanish in a class. Our team won the morning Catchphrase Challenge. I participated in the line dance class even …

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Our Book (Part 2 of 3)

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine   Monday in Corinto, Nicaragua, we took the Colonial Leon: History & Arts excursion. We saw a beautiful cathedral and the city of Leon’s international cultural center. Our tour guide described the history of each major building in …

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Our Book (Part 1 of 3)

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine   My husband, Roger, and I embarked on Holland America’s Panama Cruise after a short Sunday flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our first day was spent relaxing, eating, and playing Scrabble. On Monday, we docked at the cruise …

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My 2019 To Do List

“When at first you don’t succeed, try try again.” — Frederick Maryat   In 2018, I resolved to read one book each month, but I came up short reading only nine. I accomplished my second resolution of entering a writing contest. I didn’t win, but it was worth the effort to prove I could complete …

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Just Google It, Grammie

I miss the days of finding information in my family’s World Book Encyclopedia. Using these reference books to complete a homework assignment took much longer than it should have. Why? Because I’d continue reading about whatever subject I’d accidently run across while looking for the information I needed to complete my report.   As an …

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