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1. photo, kate shippen roosevelt, mrs. jacob wendell, nyhistorical society, 1888, oil on canvas, john singer sargent

The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Eleven

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Just two days to Christmas, but before she could begin celebrating, Kate Roosevelt had a funeral to attend. Her diary entry for December 23, 1912

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Erica from America: Afterthoughts

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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Looking back on it all, I don’t know what I was thinking. That I would go to a country of some 50 million people, with

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The Sounds of Silence

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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As I’ve written before, I do not do well with silence of almost any kind. Today I thought I’d address silences in romantic relationships. Like

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Clean Green and Mean

Sunday, April 19th, 2015
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Some people love carbs. I love a clean and tidy house. Maybe it’s all the rain that falls in the spring, but it always seems

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Winnie Walks – Enjoying the Journey

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Hi everyone! As you probably know if you’re reading this series, I have registered with AVON 39 to walk 39 miles in two days to

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Young Woman Taking Photo Of Rome Panorama On Sunset

Tips For Travellers Planning a Trip to Rome

Friday, April 17th, 2015
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So, you have decided that this summer for your two week vacation you will head to Italy and spend a couple of weeks sunning yourself

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1. photo, kate shippen roosevelt, victoria, 1912, ranault victoria 40 CV, larz anderson auto museum

The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Ten

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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“In the Victoria to deliver presents to Dorothy and the baby, Langdon Geer, Jr.” That was Kate Roosevelt’s diary entry for December 20, 1912. On

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Dealing with Jealousy Over His Long Past Girlfriend

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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When I first starting dating my (now) fiancé, I had a moment during one of our first dates where I struggled with a feeling that

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