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La Jolla’s Coast Walk: Keeping Traditions on New Year’s Day

La Jolla’s Coast Walk: Keeping Traditions on New Year’s Day

January 3, 2022

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” ~T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding I’m not exactly certain how it all began, but one New Year’s Day in the early 2000s, our family decided to head out on a walk along the La Jolla coast. As we welcomed a … Read More

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Notes from Home: Reflections on Traveling Internationally in 2021

Notes from Home: Reflections on Traveling Internationally in 2021

November 15, 2021

It has been six weeks since returning from France, and I’m still looking back with a bit of wonder at how well everything worked out. With parts of the world slowly beginning to open up and the plethora of ever-changing Covid protocols, it was a precarious time to venture beyond the borders of our home … Read More

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Notes from Home: Dear Paris, A Thank-You Note

Notes from Home: Dear Paris, A Thank-You Note

November 11, 2021

“Little darling, the smiles returning to the faces Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here Here comes the sun, doo-doo-doo-doo, here comes the sun And I say it’s all right.” ~George Harrison, Here Comes the Sun I left Paris wanting to write a thank-you note. A curious idea, perhaps. But after being … Read More

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