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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!

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! 15 more words


Observations From the Road (The "Central Time" Edition)

Claire and I were driving through the heart of Central Minnesota today when the Pokey LaFarge paean to Middle America – Central Time – popped up on the iPhone playlist. 1,078 more words

Random DJB Thoughts

The Library With a Flying Saucer

I’m fortunate enough to live close to the Hyattsville Public Library, located in Hyattsville, Maryland. It is a large library with all kinds of resources to check out. 1,032 more words