Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly

The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race It was our first trip back to New Bern since we moved to Greenville last December. “What are we going to read, asked Simon as I cued up an audio book for the...
“O” is for Ocean Cruising:

“O” is for Ocean Cruising:

If you love travel, but hate dealing with the details, ocean cruising is for you  (The next installment in the series,, “The ABCs of Future Travel”, designed to inspire you to start planning your next trip.)  It was easy for me to fall in love with ocean...
“N” is for Negev:

“N” is for Negev:

All Israeli Ingenuity Needed to Perform Magic was a Desert  (The next installment in the series,, “The ABCs of Future Travel”, designed to inspire you to start planning your next trip.)  For most, the word “desert” conjures up visions of endless miles of...
“M” Is for Milan:

“M” Is for Milan:

Northern Italy’s Answer to Venice and Paris Rolled into One Unforgettable City (The next installment in the series,, “The ABCs of Future Travel”, designed to inspire you to start planning your next trip.) It was late afternoon on March 4, 2020, and Simon, Splendid,...
“M” is for Moving:

“M” is for Moving:

Taking a Break from Blogging to Relocate. This post is overdue, and it was supposed to be entitled “M” is for Milan. Now, my tale of this remarkable Italian goddess of a city will have to wait until the New Year. We are in the process of moving from New Bern, North...
“L” is for Lucca

“L” is for Lucca

A Small, but Brilliant, Tuscan Jewel (The next installment in the series,, “The ABCs of Future Travel”, designed to inspire you to start planning your next trip.) If you are in Florence and headed for Carrara to see the marble quarries, you will pass right by the...
“K” if for Krakow – Part 2:

“K” if for Krakow – Part 2:

Where Turbulent History, a Fire-Breathing Dragon, and Perfect Pierogi Converge Exploring the Jewel that Is Krakow For centuries, the Jews of Krakow enjoyed a peaceful existence where their culture and community thrived. Then the Nazis nearly erased Judaism from...
“K” is for Krakow:

“K” is for Krakow:

Where Turbulent History, a Fire-Breathing Dragon, and Perfect Pierogi Converge Part I: The Jews of Krakow (The next installment in the series,, “The ABCs of Future Travel”, designed to inspire you to start planning your next trip.) My memories of Krakow never fails to...

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