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Fine Days in Carolina

“Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the morning,” goes the song made famous by Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, …

Patrols Visit DC

Having lived in the Washington DC area from 1968 – 2015, I have prepared this guide for forty 5th-grade safety patrols from …

Garden Inspirations

Quail Ridge Garden Club has inspired me to plant gardens and play piano. This year I was invited to perform a musical review …

African American Museum

Last month, I visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall, a place I had wanted to see …

Morikami Gardens

Though I had visited Morikami Gardens in Delray Beach many times, I had never fully appreciated the concepts behind its design, until I …

Three Days in Paris

Paris was resplendent when we first saw it in June 1967 and again in 1986 and 1994. Those broad avenues lined with …

Les Baux-de-Provence

Our afternoon excursion on September 22 was a double-header–the charming, tiny town of Les Baux-de-Provence in the Alpilles Mountains and a huge abandoned …

Arles, France

Arles is a city or “commune” in southern France whose area is seven times larger than Paris, but whose population is only …

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 …