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Bergen-Gateway to the Fjords

Our trip to Norway at the end of May has already acquired a dreamlike quality even if it was only two months ago. Revisiting our vacation pictures helps me remember that there are places in the world where the hottest topic of conversation is the weather. And occasionally Norway did make me feel like I was back in Minnesota, not least of all because it seemed all the young folk…

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Season’s Greetings!

Feels a bit odd being out of the holiday loop with Hanukkah (Channukah, whatever) having been so early this year and the civil New Year not really observed by the majority of people here. Meaning, it’s been difficult to get into the “holiday spirit”. Our visit to the Christian Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem over the weekend helped a bit. No blaring Xmas music (thank goodness) but lots…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

Another trip, another 1000+ photos.  I am stunned figuring out which ones to share with you. So in true blue procrastination, I went and bought PSE11 for a song on Adobe.com and am now watching tutorials before they roll over to PSE12 next week. (Heaven help me resist the Siren Song of PS Actions!) Guess you’ll have to wait a bit longer. Meanwhile, these images were taken in the stairwell between…