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Don't Worry...Big Brother Is Here

The town of Mt. Pleasant, SC, is across the river/estuary from Charleston, SC. It is a fairly small suburb, containing both the old, historic houses near the waterline and newer structures in other places. 824 more words

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For Your Thanksgiving Preparations...

I think that Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. I remember as a young boy that lived on the farm in Iowa how we would go to my grandparent’s home (also on a farm) on Thanksgiving for dinner. 791 more words

Historical Stuff

USS Yorktown

USS Yorktown – Photo taken from Arthur Ravenell Jr Bridge

The USS Yorktown was commissioned in 1943 and decommissioned in 1970.  In 1975, she became a museum ship at Patriot’s Point in Mt. 12 more words

Photography

Modeling War Damage - USS Yorktown (CV-5) at Coral Sea

Merit’s 1:350 USS Yorktown (CV-5) presents an excellent opportunity to display “that gallant ship” in a way that isn’t terribly common among shipbuilders: out of the water, but still within a vignette.   1,327 more words

History

Travel America - Washington DC (Day 3)

Even though we were 600 miles north of home, the weather was much the same–hot and muggy. Since driving and parking had been successful (and cheaper) the day before, we decided to just drive into the city for the day. 869 more words

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