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Cynthia Ledbetter
Enthusiastic adventurer
Enthusiastic adventurer


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Adventuring in Avon
Fall in Connecticut – what a great time of year!
I’ve been through the Top L to R: Four Seasons Necklace, Autumn Acorn Necklace Bottom: Harvest Moon Bracelet state at other times of the year, but I’d never stayed in
any particular city and I’d not spent any...

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Sliding through San Diego
I love to go to beading retreats. I get to see
old friends, meet new friends, Top L to R: Varvona by Marcia De Coster, Siena by Sabine Lippert Bottom: Woodland Jewels by Beki Haley learn from excellent teachers, and create some
lovely jewelry. Beaders Dream...

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Weaving to Weaverville
Main Street in Weaverville Although I’ve been to the Asheville area several
times, I haven’t ventured far from that city. However, this year Linnea and I
heard about an art festival in Weaverville .
This is a town with a population of about 3000 people just...

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Traveling through Tolar
On the road between Granbury and Stephenville in
southwestern Hood Site of Antioch County is Tolar. This is another of those tiny Texas towns
that was settled because of stage couch routes and the railroad.  The stage route from Tolar to Fort Worth

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Pondering Ponder
Historic house in Ponder One of our small communities has had a rather
infamous history. According to local legend, Bonnie and Clyde tried to rob the
Ponder State Bank the week after it went broke. This may not be true since it’s
not listed in the Barrow Ga...

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Wroclaw Reviews
Girl Statue I had no expectations coming to this city beyond
that it would have cobblestone streets. And although it did have those ankle
breakers, the city has lots to recommend it. There are all sorts of hotels,
many more good restaurants than I had antic...

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Going after Gnomes
They are hiding in plain sight and are usually
found first by children since Welcome to Wroclaw the kids are much closer to the ground. You’d
think that it would be easy to find many of these 400 statues, but that’s not
the case! They eluded us at every tur...

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Lest we forget…
While World War II and its aftermath were
horrible and there were more Grounds of the Auschwitz-Birkeniu State Museum tragic occurrences than have ever been reported,
the worst was the Holocaust. This came about because of bigotry and hatred, two

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Walking in Wrocław, Part 2
And walking was what I did most often during my
visit. Although I spent a Wall art week in the city, I don’t feel as though I scratched
the surface of Wrocław’s history; I still don’t know why there are so many
churches in such a small area. In this blog yo...

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Walking in Wrocław, Part 1
My friend, Barb, said, ‘The IFLA Annual Conference
is in Wrocław, Wrocław  city square Poland this year. Do you want to go?’ I’d never been in Poland,
nor did I know anything about Wrocław so I replied, ‘Of course!’ And off we
went on a rather unusual adven...
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