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2000+ YEARS IN 15 HOURS

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – Join Bill on a fascinating journey to Israel. This is the first of a series of blogs on his recent trip (EDITOR). Turning back the clock while going 600 mph is a good … Continue reading

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MARYHILL MOMENT

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – A favorite stop for us along the Columbia River is Maryhill State Park. Not only are there attractions within walking distance but also a beauty nearly everywhere one looks. In summer you can … Continue reading

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STIFF BETWEEN LEGS

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – Yes, you read that headline right but it is the name of one of the teams of a recently completed 200 mile relay race that passed through our town. Usually comprised of 12 athletes … Continue reading

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WHY TRAVEL IN RETIREMENT

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – We are nearing the end of another memorable trip to Switzerland. Everything to this point has been spectacular from the uncharacteristic perfect weather – a bit warm but virtually no rain or other atmospheric … Continue reading

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JOHN DENVER’S ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH: REVISITED

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – The song was “Rocky Mountain high” but now in Colorado, it means something quite different. This is a waiting room for a marijuana dispensary. There are hundreds of marijuana dispensaries scattered all over the … Continue reading

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SINGLE CABINS AVAILABLE ON EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISES

TRAVEL – TOM SMITH– More and more single travelers are looking at European river cruises  for a trouble free vacation and the chance to see a great deal of Europe while only unpacking a suitcase once!  The European river cruises … Continue reading

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WHIMSY

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY– Something I look for often is humor and whimsy. This blog post is a simple one – a few things seen along the road this year that made me smile and snap.

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CAMINO DE SANTIAGO WITH PARADORES OF SPAIN

TRAVEL – TOM SMITH– The legendary trip to Santiago de Compostela across Spain is within reach of everyone.  The pilgrimage to the resting place of St. James has been going on for over 1000 years! Declared a European Cultural Itinerary, … Continue reading

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IT’S RAINING!

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY – You find yourself footloose and fancy free in the big city. But, uh oh, it’s raining. Where do you go? Most major cities around the world have great botanical gardens and most have indoor … Continue reading

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AN INSIDERS VIEW OF MADRID

TRAVEL – TOM SMITH – There are the    “Top Ten things” to do and see in Madrid and here is my hit on them: #1 Palacio Real. The Royal Palace. Really magnificent. Great place to take pictures. Go early in … Continue reading

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