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Flemish Bond Brickwork

Flemish bond is the arrangement of bricks on the Peirce–du Pont house at Longwood Gardens. A wall is formed of two bricks laid side-by-side (stretchers) and a brick laid lengthwise (header) on either end to tie the first two together. 283 more words

History

Christmas Won

“Christmas Stories,” by Adam Gopnik. The New Yorker (“The Talk Of the Town”) 1/1/2018.

I didn’t hear much controversy about Christmas this year, but that could just be me. 855 more words

Popular Culture

Indoor/outdoor at a Longwood Christmas

The Christmas rush has passed, and school hasn’t begun for 2018 yet, so what can a family do with ‘down’ time?

Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa., continues its Longwood Christmas through the first week of the new year. 219 more words

ripe seed pods

ripe seed pods hang clumped
soak in early winter sun —
shadows creep

© Elouise Renich Fraser, 27 December 2017
Photo by DAFraser, Longwood Gardens, December 2017

Haiku/Poetry

The Basement of the Peirce--du Pont House

The older part of the basement (the south end) is a warren of small rooms that were built originally in 1730, or added over the many years since. 624 more words

History

Longwood Gardens- weekend adventures

On December 23rd I went with my mom and sister to Longwood Gardens in Kennet Square, Pennsylvania for their display a Longwood Christmas. There were tons of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, paths of trees lit up, and even a water fountain show. 166 more words

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