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A Tar Heel feels at Home at Winterthur

A Tar Heel feels at Home at Winterthur

I regret this trip wasn’t longer.  The chartered bus left the Philadelphia Convention Center at 10:30 a.m. Winterthur takes an hour to reach. Winterhur, a compilation of a DuPont collector and his ancestors who added on and on and raised the roof of the 1830’s...
No Disney pirates in Tahiti’s Black Pearl

No Disney pirates in Tahiti’s Black Pearl

“Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May” sounds innocuous and somewhat sweet. It’s a stern-ish admonition by the17th British poet Robert Herrick in his poem To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time, in which he warns gals not to be too picky as time’s a-wasting, and they...
A Writer Visits Cuba

A Writer Visits Cuba

Havana has been dubbed the city of columns. For me, it was the city of tripping hazards! I’d have loved to peer upwards to view those Ionian columns, but if I took my eyes off the pavement for a nano-second, I’d fall over an upturned sidewalk or tumble into an...
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