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Kearns archive at New York Botantical Garden for Echo Dale Gardens

What happened to Wilmer and Edna Kearns and the “Spirit of 1776″ suffrage wagon after the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920? They moved from Rockville Centre, NY with daughter Serena Kearns back to Pennsylvania where their second child, Wilma, was born in November 1920. 270 more words

Suffrage Movement

Summer's End

The weather has cooled down but I am not ready to let the summer go.  I walked by the Jefferson Market on 10 Street and 6 Avenue because I wanted to take some pictures but is was closed.  67 more words

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Lotus Flower (荷花)

“The leaves break the bandage of the green stem, stretch themselves and form a green pool with untidy edges. Now the flower comes from out of the vast surface of the water, just like a very beautiful woman coming gracefully from her bath.” … 66 more words


The Edible Harvest Academy Harvest Festival At NYBG Sept 27 & 28

Photo: NYBG

A program of The New York Botanical Gardens, the Edible Academy offers comprehensive hands-on educational programs that help children and their families learn to grow and prepare vegetables, fruits, and herbs. 79 more words


On Art

I have this daydream that I am going to one day have one of those experiences that’s a cross between Owen Wilson in “Midnight in Paris” and the late Robin Williams in “What Dreams May Come.” I sometimes have a misguided picture of myself as an old soul and old heart, but then again a big part of me lives in this very moment. 164 more words