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Remembering 2019:

Fountains Installed in Piata Unirii, Bucharest, After 1989 (©simon@myeclecticimages.com)

Deepest Darkness and Brilliant Light It all began on New Years Day 2019 with a flat tire. We were leaving our friends’ timeshare where we had spent a couple of days of fun, relaxation, great food, and even better company. I hope this isn’t an omen for the coming year,” (expletives excluded) I grumbled to […]

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Why There are No New Posts

Hi this is Simon. I am sure that many of you are wondering why you have not seen any new posts from Penny, recently. Unfortunately, Penny has landed in one of the intensive care units (SICU) at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospital, Chapel Hill, with an extremely severe case of pneumonia. She was […]

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Winds of Change:

A New Year and a New Blogging Schedule. The SixLegsWillTravel blog has been a labor of love for over four years. I made a commitment during the first year to post once a week, and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing for over three years. Although I have enjoyed the relative safety of being my […]

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Farewell to a Beautiful Lady

Rachel Zibula at 100 years old

Food & Beverage / North America / Travel / Travel Tips / Uncategorized

Singleton’s Seafood Shack, Mayport, Florida:

A Family Tradition of Flavor and Freshness The State of Florida is famous for many things: among them Disney World, The Everglades, hurricanes and fresh, delicious seafood. An excellent representative of the latter is Singleton’s Seafood Shack, a funky, unpretentious restaurant in the Jacksonville area. We discovered Singleton’s when Gary, our youngest, took us there […]

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Both Hands On the Wheel at Rocky Hill Pottery:

When Fingers Meet Clay, Anything Can Happen It was a two pound lump of clay, reminiscent of the plasticine I played with as a child. But master potter and owner of Rocky Hill Pottery, John Keddy told me it could be transformed into something functional if I followed his instructions, and I believed him. Simon, […]

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Announcing High Country Travel and Tours Travel Trade Show

A Map of Israel and Jordan

Travel Trade Show Simon, Otto and I are excited to be presenters at the “Passport Around the World” Travel Trade Show, hosted by High Country Travel and Tours, right here in New Bern, NC. Our topic will be “Traveling in Israel and Jordan”. We hope this will be the beginning of a mutually beneficial professional […]

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A Book Review: Girl with a Pearl Earring, by Tracy Chevalier

What Happens When Mystery Spawns Creativity “Girl with a Pearl Earring”, was both a book club and road read in 2006. We were driving back and forth between our home in Atlanta and New Bern, getting what was supposed to be our new life in order. And because my heart wasn’t at all in this […]

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Getting Ready for 2017:

But Wait! Where the Heck Did 2016 Go? Sometimes I think we’ve lost our minds. No, I’m not talking about the recent election campaign and subsequent results. That took insanity to an entirely new level. What I’m talking about is us, Simon and me. We’re a stable couple in our mid-sixties, living in a lovely […]

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Six Legs Back at the Annapolis Boat Show:

A Year Later and a Lot Dryer It was just over a year ago that I put my first post, Six Soggy Legs at the Annapolis Boat Show, up on this blog site. In that post, I complained about the non-stop rain, talked about doing girl stuff while the guys lost themselves in gadget land […]