Monthly Archives: October 2014

Seasonal Odds and Ends

So it’s the end of October – one of my favourite times of the year.  It’s been gorgeous this weekend – ‘Chamber-of-Commerce Weather’ as they say – cloudless blue skies and cool mornings (which have blossomed into near-record high temperature … Continue reading

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Salt Lake, Cont.

Here are some photos of places I found interesting in Salt Lake City. Memory Grove City Park And from the Mormon Headquarters and Temple Complex

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Greetings from Salt Lake City, Utah!

It seems I just get back from one trip before I’m off on another.  This week, I’m at a Department of Labor conference in Salt Lake City.  I’d been here before, but only in ‘pass throughs’ on my way to … Continue reading

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All Ashore in Bergen

Well, the cruise has ended in Bergen, Norway and with it the fine weather.  I’d wanted to walk around downtown, but it’s a cold driving rain and very stiff breezes, so we fled back to the hotel so that I … Continue reading

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Back-Tracking

Currently stopped for 30 minutes in Kristiansund – what a change in the weather – sunny, low 60s, and no wind.  I wish we had more time here as it looks to be a lovely little town. And now back-tracking … Continue reading

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In Trondheim

Today was a city tour of Trondheim, Norway’s third largest city and home of the ‘national cathedral,’ the Nidarosdomen, built on the burial site of Norway’s patron saint, Saint Olav (King Olav Haraldsson, canonized in 1031).  King Olav was quite … Continue reading

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Norway Continued…

On Monday, we stopped in Harstad and toured the area by bus and met up with the ship at Sortland. (We were told that ‘Sortland’ means ‘black land’ in Norwegian, but the town is trying to find a modern claim … Continue reading

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