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Yorkshire – week three

York Wednesday, 16 October.  This was Museum Day.  We went to two plus a walk around inside the city wall. In the Yorkshire Museum I was only interested in the medieval section and there wasn’t very much of that. We … Continue reading

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Yorkshire – week one

Leeds, West Yorkshire We arrived at Manchester airport on Wednesday and the day was spent in travel to Leeds and getting settled in. On Thursday, 3 October, I had a walk around the area and visited the place I used … Continue reading

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RAF Red Arrows

The RAF Red Arrows are on a tour of North America. They stopped  today at the Museum of Flight. They’ve been on this tour since August, flying Hawk T1 jets. AJ and I got there early to claim a good … Continue reading

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Rain Again?

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday at Earthwise Architectural Salvage. Our fist sketch outing to this unique location was in April last year. It rained and the sketchers voiced a desire to return in better weather. I thought July would be … Continue reading

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Hometown to Home

The day of my high school reunion started with clear and cool weather, the perfect sort of day to go sketching.  I knew one sketch subject I wanted to get:  the grain elevator in the center of town.  Imlay City, … Continue reading

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Outbound to Michigan

My high school reunion was held on June 14th. It was a big, round number!  Since we have the time and flying is so uncomfortable, we decided to drive.  The outbound trip was from June 7-June 13th.   I didn’t take … Continue reading

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Dedication

This morning I attended the dedication of the Museum of Flight’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. It was a major event with an estimated thousands attending. The predicted weather might have been an issue but at least the rain held off … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 17, 18, 19

Friday, 14 December, Cochem to Kusel Left about 1045 and took the slow roads, headed for Thallichtenberg.It was about freezing as we walked around our former “home” castle: Burg Lichtenberg. We came here often during the 5 years we lived … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 14, 15, 16

Tuesday, 11 December Bernkastel-Kues to Cochem. B-K was our shortest stay.   Today we moved on to Cochem, also on the Mosel.  Going straight there would have been a short drive, so we followed the river and went via Zell and … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 12 & 13

9 December, Trier to Bernkastel-Kues Time to leave Trier.  Since our Trier hotel host told us she liked Trauben-Trarbach’s Christmas Market better than Bernkastel-Kues, we drove on to there. However, we couldn’t find parking. It’s only open on the weekend … Continue reading

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