Monthly Archives: August 2013

Caroline’s First Shopping Trip

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Bethany was ready for another outing so we packed up the backpack and the baby-carrying front pack and headed down the trail to the bazaar. We visited many shops and finally stopped for a snack. Do you see the decorative … Continue reading

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Paris Comes to the Mountain


On our trek to the top Sunday, we met an opera singer from Paris, Eric Gervais. After a bit of “how-do-you-do” and “what-do-you-do” conversation, Abe, the choral teacher at Woodstock, invited Eric to come to his class Monday. Eric was … Continue reading

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A Walk up the Mountain and Back

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On Caroline’s 11th DAY birthday, we took a stroll up the mountain using the eyebrow trail and on the way back the wider path. I followed Abe, who had Caroline in a front pack, and Bethany, who had a backpack. … Continue reading

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A Walk to the Bazaar


A clear, dry day during monsoon season invited me to “stroll” down a mile or so to the bazaar, a three-mile stretch of townroom (not townhouse) storefront shops, each sharing a wall with the neighbors. Some were smaller than a … Continue reading

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High Altitude Cookies


While visiting my newborn granddaughter (and her parents, of course) in India, I attempted to make some chocolate chip cookies for the gazing guests coming to welcome the wee one. I was not prepared for the results of my favorite … Continue reading

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The Indian Road


Traffic in Dehrudun (click to experience it) was especially busy on Wednesday as the taxi began the trek up the mountain to Mussoorie. The next day, August 15, was India’s Independence Day and people were in pre-celebration mode, I suppose. I … Continue reading

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