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Wide Open Sky

From Wikipedia: Aldine, built on the International–Great Northern Railroad, was named after a local farm family. A post office operated in Aldine from 1896 to 1935; after 1935, mail was delivered from Houston. 520 more words


Downtown Silver Spring, September 8, 2014

I had another appointment with my therapist nearly two weeks ago so I decided to take advantage of my commute to the Silver Spring area yet again to check out another off-beat attraction that is mentioned on… 659 more words


Redneck Festival

Something Mr Pict and I have always loved during our travels around America, on our various road trips when we lived in England and Scotland, is happening upon some example of “Roadside America”.   666 more words

Last Week in Silver Spring

Last week I spent more time in Silver Spring than I originally planned. Last Monday (August 25) was my regular therapy appointment so I decided to use the opportunity to check out another place that was mentioned on the… 466 more words


Yep! That's a purple octopus!

Photo by H.S. Cooper ©

Saw this while sightseeing in Gulf Shores (AL) today. I think the poor octopus was so worried about Shark Week that it broke out in spots! 10 more words