Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

This is my last post for 2023! I’m taking a month’s break from blogging over Christmas and New Year to rest, refresh and then reconnect. Hope you find time to do the same. I hope you have a lovely Christmas and a good start to 2024. I’ll be back in...
Holiday Reflections on Legacies

Holiday Reflections on Legacies

This is part of an ariticle I wrote for Christian Today. If you would like to read the full artilce click here. … We visited many historically significant churches and cathedrals. These have become important sites for their architecture and culture, but we were left...
My River Cruise Holiday – part 3

My River Cruise Holiday – part 3

Following the cruise, we explored Amsterdam on our own. We visited the Anne Frank museum and Corrie Ten Boom’s house in nearby Harlem. Two completely different life situations, Anne a young girl, Corrie an older woman; Anne a Jew, Corrie a Gentile; Anne hidden, Corrie...
My River Cruise Holiday – part 2

My River Cruise Holiday – part 2

Over the next few days, we visited a number of small German towns including Dürnstein, Passau and Regensburg. They are quaint towns often with narrow, cobblestoned streets. Most have some historical buildings or ruins, either bridges, castles, monasteries or churches....
My River Cruise Holiday – part 1

My River Cruise Holiday – part 1

My husband and I have recently returned from a month’s holiday. It was our 40th wedding anniversary earlier this year and we decided to celebrate by going on a river cruise, from Budapest to Amsterdam. This week my blog posts will be about our trip. On the...

Photos of my trip

Montezuma Castle near Camp Verde. It’s not a castle but preserved cliff dwellings carved into the cliffs, built in the 1300s.       This is the chapel building where the conference meetings were held at Glorieta.       I took this photo...