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Jefferson’s masterpiece

  It was not the ideal, sunny crisp fall day I’d hoped for…with clouds hanging low, I knew the spectacular views from the little mountain would be minimal. But, I would be passing through Charlottesville and wanted to stop at one of … Continue reading

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Christmas flowers at America’s garden

      I’m repeating a favorite post from last Christmas. Enjoy. Happy holidays to all.   One of my favorite places in Washington, D.C., especially at Christmas, is the United States Botanic Garden, one of the oldest botanic gardens … Continue reading

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Boston’s Public Garden

A late summer evening stroll in Boston’s Public Garden is one of life’s pleasures. Established in 1837 on a salt marsh in what is now the heart of Boston, the garden was one of America’s first public botanical gardens. Its Victorian … Continue reading

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The Garden District in New Orleans

I love to explore historic neighborhoods and to me, the historic core of any city is usually most fascinating. While in New Orleans recently I took a walking tour of the French Quarter, the oldest part of that city.  However, … Continue reading

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America’s Garden

  One of my favorite places in Washington, D.C., especially at Christmas, is the United States Botanic Garden, one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America. The core of the expansive glass Conservatory building was constructed in 1933 when … Continue reading

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