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Istanbul – a gentle chaos

July 4, 2015

St. Petersburg and Prague and many other European cities are the same way – mornings are quiet – but evenings are riotous and filled with people getting out and getting together – and blowing bubbles at midnight. I have had many colleagues arrive in Canada over the years from this part of the world, and…

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Philosophers Gathering

July 2, 2015

The curve of the world turns, with all of that flying… The first time I flew to Europe in 1986, I had a window seat and saw the sun emerge from darkness to rainbow to daybreak around the curve of the earth. No matter how many times I do this overnight flight, the enchantment of…

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The Floors at the Hermitage

June 28, 2015

The thing about a palace is that it is designed to be overwhelming. It’s a thing. If you want my opinion, building an art gallery beats the heck out of building an army…but there it is. Today, I’m going to talk about a couple of floor details. In the room below, there is one of…

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What is it about Art Galleries?

June 27, 2015

The first time I was blown away by a visit to an art gallery I was 20. A mentor and good friend sent us to the National Portrait Gallery on our first trip to London. Suddenly, all of the pictures from all of my school history books came to life in front of me. Queen…

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I Remember Traveling with Children…

June 27, 2015

I ran into a couple in the Frankfurt airport traveling with two small sisters. The girls were dressed in matching outfits. I laughed, and told them that I used to do the same and am now accused of “completely mortifying” my youngest. She is probably right – AND – so was I. She could disappear…

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Welcome to Russia…

June 26, 2015

What I love about travel is the unexpected. I am writing from St. Petersburg, during the time of the White Nights, where the sun sets at midnight. It is beautiful here. The city is full of canals, cosmopolitain food, and kind people. There were two roller blading guys moving down the sidewalk and through the…

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