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Getty images

We only had a few more days in the Los Angeles area and decided to brave the crazy freeways to head for the J.Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center. We had no idea what we’d see. The high points … Continue reading

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Money, good taste, and an eye for great art

One hundred years ago, Helene Kröller-Müller had money (lots and lots of money), very good taste, and acquired art because she loved it, not as an investment. If this sounds familiar, we just read the obituary of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, … Continue reading

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Grab some wheels and get out of town

What better way to see the countryside and enjoy the best transportation system in The Netherlands? We borrowed Cat and René’s bikes (what good friends!) and cycled down their lane to the bike path along the canal. With a quick … Continue reading

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Will threatening skies stop us?

Rain poured down through the night. Our Sunday outing would have to be cancelled if this weather continued. By morning the rain had stopped, but grey clouds overwhelmed the little patches of blue almost hidden in the sky. We decided … Continue reading

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An erratic turn north

No question about it. We were avoiding northern Europe – but not because we don’t love it. Oh, we do, we do. We’d been traveling in southern Europe and Africa for the last three months. The expense of too many … Continue reading

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