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Mr Ferris Wheel - National Science Week

Inspired by National Science Week, I’m sharing a found poem, taken from the picture book, ‘Mr Ferris and His Wheel’ – a book that I borrowed as much for my late-teenaged sons as for myself. 388 more words

Writing

La Fête De Marquette, Madison, Wisconsin

Greetings and salutations,

Welcome back for another week of travel stories and photography. This week we travel to the near east side of Madison to the La Fête De Marquette music festival. 716 more words

Let's Take A Ride ....

On a recent trip to Montreal, Canada I came across what looked like a nearly-assembled ferris wheel at the Old Port Harbor.  The large wheel had a few seats at the top but none around the sides or bottom.   169 more words

Photography

WW - Saturday Night Lights

Night photography, at least when not shooting long exposure, is always interesting to me. Mostly because I never know if what I see is what my camera is going to see.   200 more words

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Fair Week Continues

Fair week in Douglas County, Oregon, brings out the people and critters and crafts every August. Today we head into the third of four days, expecting a cooler time than the stifling first two. 506 more words

Oregon History

Did Grandpa Darling ride the first Ferris Wheel?

In 1893 Chicago hosted the World’s Columbian Exposition. There were many inventors and exhibits. Among them was engineer George Ferris who introduced the world to his soon-to-be iconic Ferris Wheel. 80 more words

Genealogy