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A Past Worth Telling

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A few select poems by Mary Ann Niemczura, PhD, from her book, A Past Worth Telling:

 

Our Second Family

There was always
A terrific noon meal
Ready and waiting
When I returned

From teaching in
The Comprehensive
School in Neresheim.
Hilde made a hot soup,

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Visiting Cornwall: Family Travel Tips

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One of the best places to explore as a family is Cornwall. Located in Southwest England, it’s an incredibly beautiful location – and has plenty of things to keep both the kids AND the parents interested. Base your family holidays in Looe, Cornwall, and head out from there.

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Visiting Demre, Turkey: More than Santa Claus

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Have you heard of Demre, Turkey? It’s on the southwest Mediterranean coast, in the Antalya Province. And, it’s the town of three names – currently named Kale, although no one calls it that. Most people head to Demre to visit the church of St.

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7 Unusual Things to Do in Koh Samui

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It seems that everyone’s going to Koh Samui these days, and raving about it. An island in Thailand (actually, the second largest island, after Phuket), Koh Samui has beautiful white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and Plenty of coconut trees.

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12 Cool Things to Do in Cornwall

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Ah, Cornwall –full of history, great eats, and amazing scenery. From Plymouth to Newquay to Falmouth and more, Cornwall boasts small and large towns, full of treasure.

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10 Favorite Beaches in the Algarve

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You know me – it’s all about the beach. Whether I am swimming, snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, kayaking, or listening to the peaceful sounds of the waves, being by water makes me happiest, of anywhere in the world. Some of the best beaches in Europe can be found in the Algarve, in Portugal.

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