• Beit She'an, Israël
    The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ~ Lao Tzu
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  • Sanibel Island
    The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. ~ Ralph W. Sockman
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  • The Rugged NW
    The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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  • World Cup Fútbol, Winnipeg 2015
    Focus on the journey, not the destination. ~ Greg Anderson
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"I intend to live forever. So far, so good." ~ Steven Wright

Family Journey to Israël 2014

Family Journey to Israël 2014

Masada (Hebrew for fortress) is a place of gaunt and majestic beauty that has become one of the Jewish people's greatest symbols as the place where the last Jewish stronghold against Roman invasion stood. More than two thousand years have passed since the fall of the Masada fortress yet the regional climate and its remoteness have helped to preserve the remains of its extraordinary story. According to Flavius, Herod the Great built the fortress of Masada between 37 and 31 BCE. Herod, an Idumean, had been made King of Judea by his Roman overlords and “furnished this fortress as a refuge for himself.” It included a casemate wall around the pl...

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Family Journey to Parijs 2014: From Château to Museum
1 Jan

Family Journey to Parijs 2014: From Château to Museum

From Château to Museum The Louvre, in its successive architectural metamorphoses, has dominated cen...
Family Journey to NW California 2011: Redwood National and State Parks
1 Nov

Family Journey to NW California 2011: Redwood National and State Parks

The Amazing Redwood Tree These largest of living things are from an ancient line, and near-relati...
Glida’s Top Barks for Each Year Since 2004
31 Dec

Glida’s Top Barks for Each Year Since 2004

Note: The movies mentioned here are the ones Glida saw. There were many excellent movies during thos...

Family Journey: The Island

Family Journey: Israël/Paris 2014

Family Journey: China 2003/2008/2012

Family Journey: NW California 2011

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