Tag Archives: Scotland

A Wee Taiwanese Tea Party

Sunday was just the best day. You remember, perhaps, that I wrote recently about my travails preparing the soft food diet for my daughter’s fractured jaw. In the comments of that post, my friend, Jim, who writes the fascinating “Road To … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

This week, publish an image of a sign — from the signs you encounter on the street to more personal, less obvious signs that hold meaning for you. Right up my alley because I do love a good sign. I snap photos of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

Show us what endurance means to you. Is it that high-school diploma, beads of sweat earned on a long run, a treasured family heirloom, or something else entirely? My first choice for “endurance” was a photo of the grand oak … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

THIS WEEK, IN A POST CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHOW US AN IMAGE THAT SAYS REFLECTION.  Okay, here’s mine: In September, while hiking in the Scottish Highlands, I leaned over a bridge and saw the sky reflected in the … Continue reading

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The Killiecrankie Book List

Picture the scene: The Scottish Highlands have done their best to flatten sixteen weary hikers who are now recuperating in the warm and gracious dining room of the Killiecrankie House Hotel in Pitlochry.  (All of these Scottish names benefit from a wee roll … Continue reading

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