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A Day at Hidden Hill: A Retreat from the Frenetic and into the Ordinary

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Hidden Hill is the name of my daughter and her family‚Äôs second home in upstate New York. Before I say home, I should clarify: their remodeling of an early 19th century cottage is not complete. … Continue reading

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Travels to St. Petersburg, Russia: The Hermitage Museum

by Dr. Denise R. Ames My last day in St. Petersburg. It was a good day to be inside, since a chilly rain misted over the Neva River and penetrated my thin jacket. Once again, I queued in line to … Continue reading

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