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Le Cheval Deluxe

By Linda McK.Stewart If you were sure that in your next life you would return as a horse, wouldn’t you do all you could, while you could, to improve the...

January 3, 2014 | comments

Zimbabwe: Where Time Stood Still

By Linda McK.Stewart There’s our time and there’s African time. We measure time by clocks and calendars, by watches with second hands and sell-by dates. Elsewhere, time may be measured...

December 6, 2013 | comments

Remember the Children of Izieu

By Linda McK.Stewart Izieu, population 208, in southeast France, some 50 miles south of Lyon, is so small it rates not even a dot on most road maps. It’s located...

October 11, 2013 | comments

A Virginia House Filled with History

By Linda McK.Stewart Stratford Hall, home of the Lee family of Virginia, is located less than 100 miles from our nation’s capital on the peninsula known as the Northern Neck...

September 13, 2013 | comments

History on Two Wheels

By Linda McK.Stewart Biking Washington D.C.-Pittsburgh, Pa   Before making that down payment on the all-family rafting trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River or the Eight-Countries-in-Six-Days tour...

August 23, 2013 | comments

Walkabout at Storm King

By Linda McK.Stewart Stone is stern. Its heft, its texture, its impermeability all affirm that fact. Stone is nature in a serious mood. Stone is not to be taken lightly....

August 2, 2013 | comments

An American Architectural Gem

By Linda McK.Stewart Welcome to the Gamble House All was in readiness. The sales contract for the Gamble House at 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, Calif. was ready for signing. The...

June 21, 2013 | comments

The Channel Islands

By Linda McK.Stewart Operation Rescue on Anacapa Atop the cliffs of Anacapa it’s a 360-degree view of infinite sea, infinite sky. From the human perspective, the island of Anacapa is...

April 26, 2013 | comments

In Little Tokyo

By LInda McK.Stewart February 19, 1942, Executive Order No. 9066 is signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was 75 days after “the date which will live in infamy.” All of...

March 29, 2013 | comments

Remembering the Gipper

By Linda McK.Stewart No presidential library was ever designed on a “warts and all” concept. So it’s no surprise that the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the nation’s largest...

March 1, 2013 | comments

To Paris with Love

By John Burton LITTLE SILVER –­ A few days in the City of Lights with its iconic attractions and then on to the delights of Provence is what Bob Sickles...

February 22, 2013 | comments

Vermont Calling

By Linda McK.Stewart It could hardly come at a more propitious time. With the wreckage wrought by Super Storm Sandy still all too apparent, with the raw memory of treasured...

February 15, 2013 | comments

‘Too Much the Good Thing’

By Linda McK.Stewart Calabasas   Saturday mornings, rain or shine, 52 weeks a year … “Well, almost 52,” says Mariane Fittingoff, “I drive here from Thousand Oaks, just to hit...

January 25, 2013 | comments

Morocco’s Sahara

By Linda McK.Stewart The Door to the Desert   The Sahara Des­ert, about the size of the continental U.S., covers one third of Africa’s landmass. It extends from the Red...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Christmas in Bloom!

By Linda McK.Stewart When is excess not excessive at all? When is a tsunami of fragrance, light, color and pure delight exactly the Rx most needed for the storm-battered, the...

December 7, 2012 | comments

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