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Day #15: London

Per my discussion of yesterday about picking what to do while in London, we knew that we wanted to head out of central London today, but we couldn’t easily decide whether to go to Hampton Court Palace or Windsor Castle. Everyone but Emerson has been to both at least once, though not in many years. […]

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Day #14: London

Ahhh… London. It’s good to be back. Although it’s always oddly difficult to figure out how to spend our time during a short visit (same issue two years ago). Ironically, I think it’s because we’re so familiar with the city and have spent so much time here.  As a result, we’re usually picking between things […]

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Day #9: Goodbye, Allen House

I find myself at a bit of a loss for words as our time at Allen House ends. We’ve had the timeshare for 15 years (out of our nearly 17 years of marriage), purchased when we were all of 22 years old. Of those years, we’ve used it 13 times (the exceptions being the years […]

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Day #8: London, England

Today is our last day in London and final day/night in the Allen House… Before heading out for the day, we stopped down in the office to see Julie to confirm our travel arrangements for the morning and settle up our bill at the Allen House. According to Julie, they’re still not sure what’s going […]

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Day #7: London, England

Our mission for this morning was to visit the exhibition of Matisse’s cut outs on display at the Tate Modern. From what I’ve read, it’s been a blockbuster show. And, I have to admit, I was very excited to see it as I’ve always been fond of both the artist and these particular works within […]

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