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Family Gardens, Family Trees


by Lillian Csernica on Februart 12, 2018 “To be one woman, truly, wholly, is to be all women. Tend one garden and you will birth worlds.” –Kate Braverman Springtime with its new growth of plants and flowers always makes me … Continue reading

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Around the World (A to Z Blog Challenge Wrap-Up)


by Lillian Csernica on May 6, 2016     I had a marvelous time participating in this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge.  My technical skills as a blogger have improved, so I could add a greater variety of media … Continue reading

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V is for View


by Lillian Csernica on April 26, 2016 One of the best parts of travel is just standing there and looking at the view.  There’s so much to see, so many details, so many shades of color and meaning.   Cliffs … Continue reading

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O is for Occult


by Lillian Csernica on April 18, 2016 As fond as I am of folklore and mythology, part of me is always on the alert for signs of magic or the occult in cultures I’m visiting.  I was born and raised … Continue reading

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L is for Lost


by Lillian Csernica on April 14, 2016 No collection of travel stories would be complete without tales of the times I’ve gotten lost. On my first trip cross country to Toledo, Ohio with my father, I remember how we got … Continue reading

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I is for Island


by Lillian Csernica on April 11, 2016 Islands offer some unique opportunities to travelers.  Arriving on the island can be as simple as a ferry ride or as complex as multiple international flights.  Some islands are popular tourist destinations, and … Continue reading

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H is for Hotel


by Lillian Csernica on April 9, 2016 An important part of any travel is where you’re going to stay for the night.  If you aren’t fortunate enough to have friends or family in the area, then you will probably end … Continue reading

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G is for Gifts


by Lillian Csernica on April 8, 2016 Today I have some stories to tell that come from the United States of America.  My homeland is a big country.  You can do a lot of traveling without needing your passport!  Along … Continue reading

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A is for Amsterdam


by Lillian Csernica on April 1, 2016   When I was 18 years old, my father sent me to the Netherlands to spend the summer with Jennet, the AFS exchange student who had been my lab partner in Physics and … Continue reading

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Y for Yamato Takeru


by Lillian Csernica on April 29, 2015 http://www.imdb.com When you Google the name Yamato Takeru, you will discover everything from the Toho Studios movie to various anime and manga to actual videogames.  Here is the legend of Prince Yamato Takeru, … Continue reading

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