Jaunts, Junkets, and Kin

"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city." -George Burns There's a bit of frenzied summer travel planning happening in these here parts. For the last couple of weeks each of us have been on travel sites making bookings for air travel, hotel rooms, and airport shuttle services. Except for coordinating …

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The news today from England is that Queen Elizabeth has passed Queen Victoria as the longest-reigning monarch.  I love nearly all things British, especially royal events such as a wedding, the State Opening of Parliament, etc.  The English have a delightful way of maintaining traditions. Take sports, for example.  I like the fact that Wimbledon …

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