Category Archives: Travel

Six Nights, Six Beds

Earlier this month my husband and I went to WorldCon75. The World Science Fiction convention happens every year, in a different city. This year it was in Helsinki. We’d planned it a year ahead of time because we were super … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that … Continue reading

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Research? Or sheer indulgence?

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Tomorrow, I’m embarking on a journey part of which was roughly trod by the Ancient Roman Armies of General Agricola in AD 83/84, and of the Roman Emperor Severus in AD 210, when they … Continue reading

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A farcical pizza!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. It could only happen in Rome. Picture this: I’m sitting on the plane last Wednesday 27th April 2016, during my return flight to Edinburgh after my utterly fantastic 3 day break in Rome, wondering … Continue reading

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Buildings That Tell a Story

by Sarah M. Chen I recently got back from a trip to Boston, one of my favorite cities. The main reason I love this city is that it has so much history. Okay, that’s a lie. I love this city … Continue reading

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The Joy of Discovery

As an author I love discovering new things about my books as I’m writing them. Though I do plan, with as detailed an outline as my pantser brain can handle, I still uncover things I didn’t know about the story. … Continue reading

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Get Your Motor Runnin’ – It’s Travel and Conference Season!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin As this post goes live, I am traveling. It’s Mother’s Day weekend, and I’m visiting my parents in Montana. If the weather cooperates, I’ll be taking them on a spring-time drive through the heart … Continue reading

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Basking in Beauty: Past, Present and Future

This post by Gayle M. Irwin The past several days I’ve spent in the sunny southwest. The desert is alive with color and since spring was just last week, I found the timing of my visit very appropriate. While in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Friends

This post by Gayle M. Irwin In a few days, I’ll take that big ol’ jet airliner (see Steve Miller Band’s song on YouTube) west and southwest. I’m traveling to Phoenix for about five days then spending two-and-a-half in Las … Continue reading

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Treasures, Blessings, and Opportunities

This post by Gayle M. Irwin “….to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave … Continue reading

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