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A Very Merry Set of Trains: Season's Greenings at the U.S. Botanic Gardens

“There’s James – he’s coming around the corner!” my son exclaimed, pointing to a tiny tunnel constructed of pebbles and twigs. At the U.S Botanical Gardens’ Seasons Greenings… 758 more words

Family Field Trips

6 Dec. 2016 - Day 3: RBG

Cloudy 🌥 in the morning, super sunny ☀️in the afternoon.

🌿Royal Botanic Gardens of Melbourne🌼.

Took the free tram 🚋 down to Flinder’s Street Station and then it’s across the bridge and down St. 109 more words

On Holidays

Garden Party

The Prime Minister had never really mastered the art of ‘nonchalant’. Even before she became Prime Minister, Lucy always possessed a self-evident air of overt obviousness. 720 more words

1998 Travels September 28


Drove into central Cairns, to the PO. Checked for mail – none. I was still hoping for birthday cards for John. 408 more words

1998 Travels

A miracle of nature

Right on the lakeside

A miracle of nature

Fabulous red pine

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You've Come A Long Way, Baby

In the 1960’s, our culture was very different.  One huge difference was in every day advertising.  An example of this is cigarettes. Virginia Slims was a brand manufactured by Altria (formerly Phillip Morris Companies). 499 more words


Temples and Punching - Chiang mai 

Today in Thailand, we went up Doi Suthep to explore the temple there.

You had to climb up a whole lot of steps to get there but the sight that awaits is amazing. 145 more words