I am not proud to admit this, but I will. I am pretty sure that yesterday was the first time I had ever heard of the Baltic Way or Baltic Chain. It happened on August 23, 1989, so I really don’t know why I have no memory of it. I guess I was just living…

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We are boarding a flight from Lyon this morning, but wanted to leave you with a few parting shots from around this beautiful region of France. I hope you enjoy!                                    

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“It looks as though it had been built long before all record by beings greater than ourselves, and were intended to stand long after the dissolution of our petty race.” –Hilaire Belloc, Anglo-French writer and historian, 1928 One can’t help but wonder if the ancient aqueduct that crosses the Gardon River in southern France could…

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It was widely anticipated that yesterday morning was to be spent walking in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh in the French town of Arles, but a bull got there first, so we did not argue the point. We had come to Arles just to see the cafes, houses, gardens, and bridges made famous by…

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There are probably those who believe that I am a shill for the Savannah Music Festival (SMF). Nothing could be further from the truth. They don’t pay me a dime. I rattle on and on about it for free. This festival is billed as Georgia’s largest “musical arts event” and is in its 30th year.…

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