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Leaving Is Dying—A Little

The weather has been horrible, which is just as well. It lessens my sadness at leaving my dream cottage in Maine. Just a few days ago I sat on its deck, savoring the autumn sun and a cup of coffee … Continue reading

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Returning to Brussels, the City That Saved My Life 70 Years Ago

My family has always traveled on its stomach. So it was no surprise that when in March 2015 I took my granddaughter, Branching editor Naomi, to revisit my Belgian roots, we would eat well. Our culinary exploits started well. After … Continue reading

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Arles Revisited

Fifty years ago, when my children were eight and ten, they, my mom and I drove from Oxford, England to Rome. We had a week to cover a thousand miles via Europe’s then old, double-lane, tree-lined highways. The trip was … Continue reading

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A Boutique Wine Blossoms in the Desert

Zvi Remak does not complain about traffic jams, but once in awhile a car stops at Sde Boker’s gift shop to buy the excellent Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot produced on the kibbutz. The wine is clearly Zvi’s baby. Back in … Continue reading

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A Sentimental Trip to the Holy Land

To celebrate spring and, with some delay, the completion of my Rockefeller opus, husband Ernest and I decided to visit our past: Israel and Paris, both in their various ways engulfed by conflict. It was an emotion-laden trip for my … Continue reading

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