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Grandmother Diary: When the kids travel

Nathan’s email this morning: “Made it. All bags and persons accounted for and off the train.” I wasn’t really worried yet it’s nice to know they arrived after their 18 -hour train ride from NYC to Atlanta where they’re visiting … Continue reading

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Ah, Europe: France to Shop, Germany for Lunch, Switzerland for Dinner!

This is part three of my Swiss Sampler. We took the train from Davos to Basel.  Pine trees surround the track , giving glimpses of the sunlit mountains and the cross country  and downhill ski trails. I had all I … Continue reading

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Woman Threatens Mother & Crying Baby on Amtrak

My son, daughter-in-law, and seven month old grandson Uri got on the Amtrak train at 8 pm last night, for the 18 hour ride to New York City.  They’d spent a week with her family and had opted to take … Continue reading

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