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Dead Wake by Erik Larson

If you are happily contemplating a cruise vacation in the near future this might not be the book you want to read right now! It’s the story of the last Atlantic crossing of the Cunard luxury liner in 1915 from … Continue reading

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Visiting Yarmouth, Maine

O’Half and I — away we went to Yarmouth, Maine! It’s about a seven hour trip.  And we took Woody! 

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The Heintzelman Library in Brant Lake NY

This one’s complicated.  So if you already have a headache, skip right over it.  Just kidding!!!  The little building is darling!  But you won’t be able to enlarge photos this time through—well, the map works.  But because I now have … Continue reading

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Lake George Geography Lesson

We’ve been on a little library tour, haven’t we?  And there are a couple more to go.  But I was thinking you might be happy to see a general map of the area we are covering . . .

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The Caldwell-Lake George library in Lake George NY

The same day we continued on our libraries tour. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from Warrensburg to Lake George NY. But we drove.   The village, at the end of August, was full of tourists and they … Continue reading

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The Richards Library in Warrensburg NY

We left the little library at Diamond Point and were told that we would love the Warrensburg library—it was all redone!

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Hillview Free Library, Diamond Point NY

When O’Half and I went on a little vacation last week, we headed to upstate New York where we first met.

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The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

What a lark!  What a romp!  523 pages of nearly effortless travel!  Written in 1867, Twain boards the Quaker City to tour the most famous sites in Europe and the area of the Holy Land.

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Book Review: River of Doubt by Candice Millard

Do you need a good book to read?  Do you need a good book to recommend to your book club?  Do you want a book that will keep you up reading half the night?

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I Would Go Back to Glasgow

This will be my final post about our trip to Scotland, but I want to tie up some loose ends.  A couple of people asked which city we liked better——Edinburgh or Glasgow.

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