#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday

August 10, 2018   Comments (0)
 

#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture - an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It's on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday | August 10, 2018 at 03:21PM
#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday

 
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#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday

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Smile like you mean it

April 12, 2018   Comments (0)
 

Look at that wicked smile! Team AKA Meaty Glide running amok in Udaipur (well, slowly, because these are narrow streets in the old city after all). #rickshawrun #rickshawrun2018 #blog | April 12, 2018 at 06:20AM

Look at that wicked smile!
Team AKA Meaty Glide running amok in Udaipur (well, slowly, because these are narrow streets in the old city after all). #rickshawrun #rickshawrun2018 #blog Shared via Instagram https://ift.tt/2JE7Ond and IFFT

 
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Standing tall

October 2, 2017   Comments (0)
 

 

#throwback Google has helpfully reminded me that we were in Vik, Iceland, on this day four years ago, on (more…)

 
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Drink up

September 30, 2017   Comments (0)
 

The prettiest drink (of many) I had this past week. Cinnamon old fashioned at Kaama.
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Moore’s law

January 5, 2017   Comments (3)
 

And this would be my first 1GB hard drive. 😂😂😂 Consider please: it’s 8″ tall, 6″ wide & 2″ across (a 64 GB phone is roughly a sixth the size?) and you can now get microSD cards that hold 128GB.
The first computer I (co-)bought was had an 8GB hard drive and my boyfriend at the time and I marveled at it. What on earth could we even put on there? We had mp3’s, word documents and excel sheets. We weren’t gamers (and anyway, games came on CDs and we had TWO, count ’em, two optical drives. I ripped so many cd’s and made so many mix’tapes’ 😀
My next computer — with which I used this drive — was an iBook 12″ laptop. 64GB hard disk? I can’t recall at all.Such a huge boost from the windows 3.1 desktop and CRT monitor I used when I first got to the US in 1995.
Do you remember your first external hard drive? Please share in the comments 🙂
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Grand Canyon roadtrip 

November 17, 2016   Comments (2)
 


The fog and the snow clouds dispersed pretty quickly and after we warmed up a bit we decided to drive up to Desert view (above) and then Moran point (below). (more…)

 
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My Berlin – a nod to Jewish history & an NYT piece

October 19, 2016   Comments (0)
 

For 27 years, I’ve made pilgrimages to Berlin to visit family. My mother’s sister moved there in 1964 and her children and now grandchildren were all born there. Since I can remember, Berlin has never been a tourist destination, more a homestay, sometimes a stopover. When I lived in Poland I went numerous times and when I moved to the US, I tried to break my homeward journey there. And still, when I visit Europe, (more…)

 
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Feet of gold

October 17, 2016   Comments (0)
 

#throwback – Wat Intharawihan in Bangkok. Google has helpfully reminded me I was here two years ago today 🙂 My camera wasn’t up to the task of getting all 32 gilded metres in one photograph so I focused on the feet, with offerings of flowers placed on them.

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Ahmedabad, Jami Masjid

October 13, 2016   Comments (0)
 

 
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