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Blue Shutters

Fuji X100T and WCL-X100 Lens – 1/4000 @ f/8 – ISO 3200


Inspiration - A Splash Of Color

Fuji X100T and WCL-X100 Lens – 1/110 @ f/5.6 – ISO 200


Camping: Oregon and The Original Stash

Friday night after work B and I along with Dug and Jane caravaned down to southern Washington. We had decided the weekend before to take advantage of the three day weekend and do some camping, exploring and Geocaching. 1,676 more words

St. Eugene Mission, Cranbrook, Fort Steele, British Columbia

This lovely building has a sad past: it operated as a Catholic residential school on the St. Mary’s Indian Reserve from 1910 to 1970. Its inmates were children from the five bands of the local Ktunaxa Nation within British Columbia, as well as children from the Okanagan, Shuswap, and Blackfoot Nations. 252 more words

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Field Trip: Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

We have a “Passport To Your National Parks” book and collected another stamp today at the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, NY. The book encourages you to visit all of America’s National Parks and historic sites – there are over 400! 73 more words


The Cave That Started It All

Last Saturday we took a day trip to Banff and visited the Cave and Basin National Historic Site of Canada. 667 more words

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Looking for Loneliness

We should all be as fortunate as Carl Sandburg in choosing a place to live out our final years. At the age of 67, Sandburg, who had spent much of his life in the Midwest, moved with his wife Lilian and their grown children to Connemara, a rural estate in North Carolina. 440 more words