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September 2016

Museums Kids Love

I love taking my grandkids to museums. This summer I’ve visited museums designed specifically for children in Boston, Miami, and West Palm Beach, …

Three Days in Montreal

Three generations of Smiths spent the first three days of September in Montreal, the city named for its Royal Mountain. We stayed in …

A Maine Resort

One way to escape the Florida heat in August is to spend time at the Bethel Inn in western Maine. It worked …

Boston Harbor

Though we’ve flown over the Boston Harbor countless times during the last 50 years and taken the Duck Tour, this was our …

Rising Women

Women who were good at math had few job opportunities in 1939, when this book begins. A few lucky ones became human computers with …

Scottish Highlands & Islands

After 3 days in Dornoch, Kate, Allene and I were ready for more adventure. Steve drove us two hours across the Highlands …

Golf & Friends in Dornoch

Royal Dornoch in Scotland is celebrating 400 years of golf this year. The Club dates back “only” to the 1800s, but the sport …

London Art Treasures

Five days in London on my own? Which museums should I see? The Tate Modern, of course, especially since I could now walk there from …