Author page: Patricia Guerrette

A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

Last week Bob and I spent a few days at the beach in conjunction with a talk I gave to members of the Amelia Island Genealogical Society. (To view photos of this event, click here.) We relaxed and spent time with our good friend Liam, and by slowing down and experiencing a new place, I was reminded of how important…

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Cruise Ship Cabins

Cruise Ship Cabins

Cruise ship cabins ain’t what they used to be It’s been twenty-five years since I’ve been on a cruise, and times have certainly changed. Back then, I paid extra for a cabin with a porthole and got an eight to twelve-inch glass window so thick I couldn’t see anything out of it. The many options for cabins now available make…

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Full speed ahead

Full speed ahead

Preparation for the Writing the Waves cruise in May 2013 is traveling full speed ahead with people reserving their spots at the writing table and selecting from the best cabins available. Don’t miss the boat. (Sorry about all the nautical puns. I couldn’t help myself.) If you’d like to know more about the cruise and get all your questions answered,…

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The Rosary

The Rosary

Last week in South Louisiana, I had a pleasant surprise when Mary Prudhomme came by to visit. Mary has been my parents’ next door neighbor for years. She and her husband Blue raised their two daughters, Chris and Sue, in the house down the street from our home. Once I moved to Florida, I didn’t see much of Mary anymore,…

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In my mother’s closet

In my mother’s closet

Bob and I are in South Louisiana visiting my parents and other family members this week. In the room where we’re staying, my mother has a large, walk-in closet which holds a lifetime of memories. Each piece on those shelves has a story, and the fact it has survived all these years confirms its importance to my mother. It made…

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