Tag: travel

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

O Canada!

By Linda McK.Stewart Northward bound   Well, that fateful day, Novem­ber the Sixth in the Year of our Lord, Two Thou­sand and Twelve has come and gone, leaving in its...

November 26, 2012 | comments

At Home with Mark Twain

By Linda McK.Stewart   “Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.” So spoke America’s favorite humorist, Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) who took Mark Twain as his pen name. Although his output was...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Vieques Discovered

By Linda McK.Stewart “Undiscovered.” When speaking of destinations, isn’t that the one word that unfailingly quickens our imaginations? But if, as time and budgets so often oblige us, we must confine...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Amberieu, France: A visit to honor the Shepherd of the Stars

By Linda McK.Stewart   Was he poet then pilot? Or pilot then poet? Good question. Even those who knew him best might hesitate to reply. Antoine de Saint Exupéry, French...

September 21, 2012 | comments

Ben & Jerry’s: Recalling the Great Chocolate Explosion

By Linda McK. Stewart As eruptions go, it doesn’t come close to Vesuvius or Mount Etna or even to the biggie at Mount St. Helens. But, the Great Chocolate Explosion...

August 10, 2012 | comments

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