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Hidden beauties, the Paris edition

Continuing with my theme for this week of revisiting my Paris trip (which happened last September), I thought I’d highlight the hidden beauties special moments. As someone who lives in a city that’s relatively young and has relatively few older … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 7

So far: the Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, the zoo, down town Nashville, the Opryland Hotel, Centennial Park, Cheekwood, Shelby Bottoms Greenway and East Village. Last, but certainly not least: Long Hunter State Park. Today, we opted for a big … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 6

So far: the Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, the zoo, down town Nashville, the Opryland Hotel, Centennial Park, and Cheekwood. Next up: Shelby Bottoms Greenway and East Village. This day was a nice relaxed day. We started off at the … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 5

So far: the Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, the zoo, down town Nashville, the Opryland Hotel, and Centennial Park. Today: Cheekwood. This was one of my favourite places in Nashville. If you have any interest in gardens, art, or history … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 4

OK, I’ve covered the Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, the zoo, down town Nashville, and the Opryland Hotel. The next day was another work morning for Joanne, but this time the sun was out, so I hitched a ride … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 3

So far, I’ve talked about the Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park, the zoo, and down town Nashville. Next up is the Opryland Hotel. This was the one bad weather day. It was cold and rainy, so while Joanne headed in … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 2

The previous post was about our hike in the Old Stone Fort Archaeological State Park. On the second day of my vacation, we started off at the Nashville Zoo. I’m a little bit spoiled by living near Calgary, where’s there’s an excellent … Continue reading

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Nashville vacation, part 1

I went to Nashville, Tennessee! And, unlike pretty much everybody else, I did not go for the music. My good friend, Joanne, moved to Tennessee because she went and fell in love with an American. Years after their wedding, I … Continue reading

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Vacation!

I had a nice little vacation, recently, and I spent the majority of the time in Ottawa visiting my family. Ottawa has a grocery store chain called Farm Boy and in Farm Boy, there’s a animatronic boy who sings about … Continue reading

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