Monthly Archives: October 2009

>Passing Through Life

> Larry Ettlin1939 – 2009 Read David Ettlin’s moving piece on his brother:

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>London 2

>Last day in London. David and I took the Underground to Picadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square. Rain made for poor lighting for photography. Knee pain made for limited mobility. We looked for stations that had lifts and maybe 30% have … Continue reading

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>Bells, Bells, Bells

> Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London. Click on photo below to hear the bells or use the link at the bottom.

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> London, our last destination before flying home… Yesterday we spent time with friends in East Ham and got a short tour of the area. Rob showed us an old building that has been turned into a bar but what … Continue reading

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>A little while back on this trip, we visited what was once the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. I mentioned this in a former blog but did not go into the detail that David goes into in his blog on Sachsenhausen. His … Continue reading

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>Modern Flight Travel – Reason Has Flown

> I’ve been traveling by plane for the past forty years and quite a bit of that travel has been since the rise of terrorism. I remember years ago driving to Friendship Airport (now BWI) merely to go out on … Continue reading

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>Campaign Puts Stock in Generic Photos

>During the past several weeks we’ve visited friends in Germany, Denmark and now London. A couple days ago, David received an e-mail from a friend back in Baltimore that led to a discovery… David finally found out how one of … Continue reading

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>Denmark – North, Cold and Windy

> For the last two nights, we stayed with Peter and Janice in Tornby (pop. 1000), Denmark where the wind blew cold and hard but the hospitality was warm. Janice, clay artist, and husband Peter, fisherman, live in an old … Continue reading

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