“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life…”

London, England. So said Samuel Johnson, and we have always felt him to be absolutely correct. We could never tire of this city, but we do have to leave it on occasion. Our month here has now ended. It was all too short, but just long enough to make us feel so at home inContinue reading ““When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life…””

A palace, a garden and Chihuly

Richmond, England. What do you get when you combine all three now? Kew Gardens, of course. We spent the day in this lovely setting, a botanical garden that houses the largest and most diverse botanical collection in the world. Founded in 1840, it includes more than 30,000 different kinds of plants. And, currently, the glassworkContinue reading “A palace, a garden and Chihuly”