Author Archives: cynthiadrichards

It’s So Loud in My Head

Sometimes it is like 10 radios all tuned to different stations. It is loud. It is confusing. There is no coherency. Your heart starts to race. Your head starts to pound. You start to feel overwhelmed and then overcome. If … Continue reading

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The Shit that Wants to Bury Us

I saw a reference to “don’t let the shit bury you” and I thought, “Wow. What a great writing prompt.” So, I don’t really know where to start. I love making lists so that’s as good a place as any. … Continue reading

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It’s time for a reboot!

At the end of this new year, I’m beginning something new. I haven’t written in this blog for 3 years. I used it years ago to try to log mine and Chris’s trip to England and Scotland. I only captured … Continue reading

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

When Chris and I began thinking about this trip, I was interested in Scotland because of the Outlander book series by Diana Gabaldon. As I was researching, I knew we would have to go in August. There are a plethora … Continue reading

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Edinburgh the beautiful

We arrived midday in this beautiful city. After the beautiful flat in London, I knew we were in for a change of pace with our EasyHotel room in Edinburgh. Being that it was festival time, Chris and I figured we … Continue reading

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Adventures in Train Travel

After a wonderful evening at the Mousetrap, we woke up super early to make our train out of King Cross station to Edinburgh. We were not successful in catching our intended train. Chris was adamant that we’d be able to … Continue reading

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The Tower of London, Visiting with Jo, and The Mouse Trap

  Yesterday was quite a busy day for us. We woke up early and made our way to the Tower of London via the Tower Bridge. Chris was quite impressed with the bridge although was surprised that parts of it … Continue reading

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