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Posted on April 29th, 2017 by paularath

Okay, I admit it. I am a prideful wife. I can’t help it. Jerry is one of those Renaissance men who can do anything. For 40-plus years he was a brilliant orthopedic surgeon. He was an exemplary military man who worked his way up to become a Colonel. He has excelled in many sports, including
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Posted on March 23rd, 2017 by paularath

I don’t pretend to be a movie critic, but I do love movies and see lots of them. So I just want to let you know about a wonderful movie that is playing right now at the Kahala Theatre. It’s called “A United Kingdom” and it’s the true story of the true love of Botswana’s
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Posted on February 23rd, 2017 by paularath

Today was one of those perfect days that will always live in my memory. To begin with, the weather broke and it was a gloriously sunny spring-like day. We decided to take a drive and have a picnic in the direction of the Pyrenees and the Spanish border to check out some of the Cathare Castles. On the drive,
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Posted on February 12th, 2017 by paularath

There’s no question about it, this is the center of French wine country. While one may hear a great deal about Bordeaux and Provence wines, which come from about two to five hours away, the wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon don’t seem to get the same amount of attention. But, oh my, they should! I don’t pretend to be a
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Posted on February 9th, 2017 by paularath

So here we are, in Carcassonne, France, spending a month taking care of two cats, Badoit and Pelegrina. How did this come about? Our friends David and Mike just moved to Carcassonne in January, after years of researching where they wanted to settle in retirement. The only problem: They had signed up for a cruise to
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