Category Archives: Culture

The Temple of Dendur


A couple of weeks ago, furrylittlegnome made the trek to “The Big Apple” for culture, holiday decoration displays and for some much needed shopping.  Her first stop was to 5th and 82nd.  The destination?   The Metropolitan Museum of Art. … Continue reading

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Boston to New York


Plane. Train. Bus. Car. There are ample modes of transportation for furrylittlegnome to choose from to get to “The Big Apple” this week. Pre-September 11th, flying was her first choice. The shuttle into LaGuardia was less than an hour. From … Continue reading

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The Sights Along Whitehall


In honor of Prince George’s birth, furrylittlegnome will keep her readers in London.  This week, we take a walk along Whitehall – a grand, historical road full of sights and sounds. We begin at the Westminster Tube Stop – take the Circle … Continue reading

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Munich’s Spectacular City Square


Furrylittlegnome spent her final day on vacation in the southeast German city of München or Munich – the capital of Bavaria.  Other than a stop at the local Petit Bateau to buy pajamas, she really did not know what to expect.  What … Continue reading

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Typical Bavarian Food


It is hard for some of you to imagine, but yes, furrylittlegnome can say she sampled almost everything you are about to see. Bavarian food is heavy and hearty.  Furry is not even going to attempt the German names of … Continue reading

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“Freedom is Not Free”


Furrylittlegnome has not visited Washington, D.C. in a few years, but with tension rising between North Korea and the rest of the world, gnome thought she would share with you a connection between her nation’s capital and her hometown. Foggy … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Visits Notre Dame’s Facade


It was around this time, just a couple of years ago, when furrylittlegnome found herself back in Paris. It was cold, windy and rainy, but she was on a mission to show a fellow gnome the major sites and tourist … Continue reading

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