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Longwood Gardens

As part of my Christmas present, Jack took me to Longwood Gardens!

It was all decked out for the holidays, and we stayed to see the grounds lit up with Christmas Lights once it got dark! 261 more words

Personal

Pastures by the White Barn – Watercolor

Such a picturesque location!  This watercolor was painted as a progressive demo for my watercolor workshop from photo references.  Originally the subject was painted on location for the Plein Air Brandywine Valley competition. 39 more words

Art

Longwood Gardens: Chrysanthemum-Burst

Last Sunday, sunshine beckoned, and we followed. It was a “cool-blue-gold” autumn day, ideal for a turn through Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The Chrysanthemum Festival is a no-miss November event. 368 more words

Places

Downton Abbey in Delaware

After two days of  the Riches, a cancelled FX series about the scams and seat -of- the- pants escapes of the Irish Traveler Malloy family, I made a 360 degree turn to the genteel lords and ladies of Downton Abbey. 389 more words

Delaware

William Cullen Bryant's "Picturesque America"

We focus this week on one of the more solidly crafted and beautifully illustrated rare books in the Delaware Historical Society book collection: the first volume of… 130 more words

Books At DHS