Category Archives: 2013

Anchorage snowstorm, December 14, 2013

View from the front of our house. Sounds like most of our friends are getting enough snow for a white Christmas. Just in case Anchorageites were feeling that theirs was a little grubby and worn out, we got about a … Continue reading

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The next trip — the Thames Path

View of London from the Thames Path along the south side of the river. For our next adventure, we’re thinking of walking along the Thames River, from its source to its mouth, just past Greenwich. We walked most of the … Continue reading

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Sicilian wheat, a smattering of tastes

The Sicilian flag shows Medusa’s head, with ears of wheat alternating with the three legs that some say represent the three corners of Sicily.¬†One source¬†says that the Gorgons (Medusa was one of three) represented the destructive aspect of Athena. Perseus … Continue reading

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California sunshine, October 2013

Anchorage, a brief patch of blue sky on October 14. We left rainy windy Anchorage on October 15. At 8:00 p.m., the power blew out at our house, so we headed for the warm, well-lit airport many hours before our … Continue reading

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Roma, September 8, 2013

We were as surprised as anyone to be finally jouncing along the Via Trastevere in the middle seats of a chauffeured van on the way to our apartment. The trip to London had been uneventful, and almost pleasant. The seats … Continue reading

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