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AmaWaterways Amacerto River Cruise Photo Gallery

In November 2013 I went on my first European river cruise aboard the AmaWaterways Amacerto. We started in Budapest, Hungary and landed in Melk and Vienna in Austria with a side trip to Salzburg, Linz, Passau, Regensberg, and Nurnberg in Germany, and ending with a bus ride to Prague in the Czech Republic. To say that I […]

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Czech Republic Travel Photo Gallery

Our fantastic river cruise in December of 2013 ended in Prague, which is the capital of the Czech Republic. I was sorry that we didn’t book more than the 2 days  there, but it turned out I had to fly out quickly for a family emergency. Prague is a city of Gothic arcades, Renaissance windows, Rococo cherubs […]

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Germany Travel Photo Gallery

On our river cruise, at the end of November/early December of 2013, we breezed quickly through Germany but managed to take a few shots that were noteworthy. As I mentioned in my Austria Travel Photo Gallery, we were on a Christmas Market cruise and there’s nothing as pretty as Christmastime in Germany. We stopped in Linz […]


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Movie Distributers Targeting the Over 50 Crowd

I was reading an article in Variety Magazine called “Graying Auds Help Seed the Specialty Biz.” It talks about why the movie industry has been actively promoting films for those of us over 50. There’s been an increase in films targeted to the over 50 crowd in recent years including  “Woman in Gold,” “Rickie and […]

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Fabulous Older Actresses in Hollywood Rock TV

I’m fortunate that Doug is a member of the Television Academy because we receive copious invitations to screenings and receptions to garner Emmy votes. In the last month, we’ve been to at least three screening/reception/panel discussions for television shows featuring fabulous older actresses in leading roles. They were Grace and Frankie, Veep and American Horror Story Freak Show. […]