1990 Hi We’re having fun seeing old friends and the sights. We went out to Alcatraz on Sunday and N started his seminar Monday. He seems to like it. I have been walking all over town and pretty much have the buses down. It’s good to be in California. It’s cool! Love (I think IContinue reading “San Francisco, California”
May, 1985 – on the Rhine Hi Isn’t this a magnificent church? We were in it again this am, admiring and enjoying it – so delicate and truly lovely. Parts date from the 1200’s. We had champagne last nite at the Captain’s party, then danced. We sailed all night from Nijmegen (Netherlands) to Cologne. We’llContinue reading “Cologne, Germany”
November, 1971 Today went past hospital where you were born. Love I was born in the Seventh-day Adventist hospital, Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar). It opened in 1947. The hospital was transferred to the government in 1965.
December, 1983 Hi So far so good – we took a city tour this am & a tour up to Rigi Kaltbad and Lucerne this aft. !! They both were good tours and we all enjoyed them. It was snowy and cold but sunny up on Rigi – skiing and beautiful sights of the alps.Continue reading “Zurich, Switzerland”
Basilique du Sacre Coeur de Montmartre et la funiculaire I love this photo, one of my most favorite places in Paris. June 1973 Dear Mom Can’t remember when I last wrote!! We saw this last Monday and it was great. Tues. we went to Versailles – the garden there was beautiful!! Yesterday we saw NotreContinue reading “Paris, France”
Vitalis (VI century) – Empress Theodora with her Court I went to Ravenna to see the mosaics in 1973 and I bought a lot of postcards because when I returned to school I had to write a paper on them. I thought it would be easier with visuals to remind me. This Mosaic is inContinue reading “Ravenna, Italy”
View of Victoria about 1860 from the Collection of the City Hall Art Gallery, Hong Kong. Postcard courtesy of the Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong (1950’s?)
September 1975 Dear We got here ok – everyone seems to be visiting London – plane was full, London airport jammed mostly with Americans. We are in a very nice hotel, are pretty much caught up on sleep. Going to the British museum today, just will take it easy, off to Rome at noon tomorrow.Continue reading “London, England”
Excerpt from my book Expat Alien. This would have been in the mid to late 1960’s: Taxco was a small tourist city built on the side of a mountain. Besides having a few interesting churches, it was mainly known for its silver and had shop after shop of silver jewelry. We would go there forContinue reading “Taxco, Mexico”
April, 1996 Hi We have been having a great time here with Liz. They still have lots of snow but it has been beautiful weather. Went to see Braveheart tonight – it was great! Love Here is a photo I took of the neighborhood where we stayed. And a few others around town.