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Strawberry Festival

While every strawberry festival needs a Quint to help make it a success, the star of the show is the shortcake. Without further ado…Strawberry Shortcake, Vergennes City Park Vermont 06/25/2007

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This Vermont visitor enjoyed the strawberry festival in Vergennes City Park. Not much distracted Quinton from polishing off this shortcake. He paid about 16 seconds notice of me and then the food claimed his attention again. 6 more words


Architecture in: Prato, Italy

Prato, Firenze, Italy. September 2014.

Went to Prato on a school field trip to the Museo del Tessuto (textile museum), snapping photos along the way. Prato is a sub-commune of Florence, and is a less dense, quieter neighbor just 20 minutes away by train. 58 more words


Abstraction - Strange Boy in a Strange Town

‘Growing up in a small town like Loanhead felt like it was some kind of paranoia experiment. Everyone seemed so restricted in their dreams and ambitions.

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Oamaru, Timaru, Waipukurau, Pokeno Mercer, Tuakau

Not quite Ka Mate, but it sufficed for us as very young children, t was our version of a haka.  The words were intoned as authentically as we could and upon Tuakau we would grimace and leap into the air making our best pukana faces as possible. 764 more words


By Disposition of Angels by Marianne Moore

Here’s a poem by Marianne Moore 1887-1972 appropriate for the season of absence and anticipation known as Advent. The title is a bit of Acts 5:7 …w… 352 more words


Merry Christmas from a small Florida town

Most people have not heard of Howey in the Hills, Florida, USA, but they are quite familiar with Disney World or other theme parks around central Florida.   142 more words

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