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SKI: Cloud Valley :-)

Ski in cloud nine… at Squaw Valley… foggy in the morning… blue sky ski afternoon… crisp snow… color sunset on the way back fome… So happy together 🙂

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LAKE TAHOE: West Shore

Conflicting snow news and late start of the day make for a full sightseeing day… on the west shore… from the forest stroll at Ward Creek Park… to the slippery Eagle Rock climbing… picnicking on the lake shore at Ed … Continue reading

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SKI: Alpine Meadows

Ski season debut… at Alpine Meadows… with Sherwood news… and crunchy snow 🙂

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AL ANDALUS: The Ornament of the World

THE ORNAMENT OF THE WORLD Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800-year period in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: The Durrells in Corfu

I don’t remember when we’ve started watching the Durrells in Corfu… but tonight it all came to an end with this documentary…What the Durrells Did Next: A Masterpiece Special… growing our travelwishlist with Corfu… Mouse Island… Jersey Zoo… so close … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Hallowe’en Party

After Tintin… Sherlock Holmes… Hercule Poirot is the name of the game… a scary watch for after Halloween 🙂 Adding it to the favorite family films for Halloween

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MOVIE NIGHT: Love and Death

Continuing the Woody Allen thread… some movies are timeless…

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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

Constantinopol… Madagascar 🙂

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6. PARIS: Nymphéas

Waterlily day… and the start of an impressionist itinerary… “An astonishing painting, without pattern, without borders”… “there is no sky, no horizon, hardly any perspective or stable points of reference enabling the viewer to orient himself, just completely arbitrary boundaries … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Little Big Voice

Sweet family movie… post WWII Austria… couldn’t help noticing similarities with our times… hopefully learning from history… a film and song to remember!

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