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Pierre du Pont's Longwood Home

When we began volunteering at Longwood Gardens we were told that the Longwood house was only Pierre du Pont’s weekend getaway, his country retreat. His real home, his legal residence, was the top floor of the Hotel du Pont where he lived like Donald Trump. 607 more words

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Longwood Gardens: Autumn Colors

What better way to spend a warm, fall day than wandering around Longwood Gardens? Fall is probably my favorite season, and Longwood Gardens showcased autumn’s colors beautifully!



I love the word gazouiller (gaz-oo-ee-ay). This mellifluous word means “to chirp” or “to cheep,” when it refers to birds, “to babble,” when it refers to babies, and “to gurgle,” when it refers to a brook or stream. 25 more words


菊 = KIKU = Chrysanthemum

●1000 thousand bloom mum

This week we put rindai a lot!

the buds of flowers are beginning to open up! 



花=ka or hana=flower… 215 more words

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Day trip: Longwood Gardens and Brandywine River Museum

We have so many local treasures in Pennsylvania, I’m not sure how I’m going to see them all. People ask if I’d like to travel internationally – see Europe, or visit China, or hike in New Zealand. 824 more words



We acted as a  ‘2014 UNIONVILLE COMMUNITY FAIR ’ judge.

We received the reception of sweets and a drink !

A camellia maniac’s Seth-kun and Misho-san. 100 more words

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