Archive for June, 2011

Wanderings in History in Paris and Versailles, Then Stalled in Traffic

Mike Padgett -

June 19, 2011 PARIS – Erase this escapade from your mind, I keep telling myself. Erase it. Forget it. Focus on the positives. The Eiffel Tower. Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral. Luxembourg Gardens. An evening cruise on the Seine River. Walking in a summer rain and reading a soggy map in a phone booth in […]

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Recharging with Hugs and Canoes at Sunrise in Santa Barbara

Mike Padgett -

June 4, 2011 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – I love walking or exercising at sunrise. It helps clear the adrenaline fumes or disappointments from the day before. Shadows form, then fade with the rising sun marking the start of a grand new day. No traffic threatening pedestrians, yet.  The night’s silver moonlight segues into golden sunshine. Perfect for […]

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