Memento Monday: Travel Journal

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Hubby and I are in San Francisco, and our first stop was the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. While browsing through the Visitor Center at the Presidio, I saw a Travel Journal that features travel quotes.Flipping through the pages, I … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: San Francisco, CA

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WPC: Earth

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Snapshot: Sphere Within A Sphere

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When I saw a bronze globe at the Pine Cone Garden of the Vatican Museum in Rome, I immediately thought, “Earth!” The outdoor sculpture is by Italian artist Amaldo Pomodoro.The orb is cracked with another sphere in the crack. Hence … Continue reading

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Earth’s Poetry 

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“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats, English poet Happy Earth Day! 🌎

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Free Friday: Arch of Constantine, Rome

The Arch of Constantine is a well-preserved Arch. It commemorates the acceptance of Christianity by the Roman Empire. Emperor Constantine built it after he defeated his rival Maxentius in AD 312.Viewing the Arch is always free, and it is always open. It stands between the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. It’s easy to find. 

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Thursday Doors: Temple of Romulus

This temple door is made in bronze. It is original, and the lock still works. Emperor Maxentius built the temple in AD 307 in honor of his son, Romulus, who died in childhood. The temple and its green door may be viewed at the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy.

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Colosseum, Rome

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The Colosseum (Colosseo) is one of Europe’s most recognizable landmarks. It was used as a venue to entertain the masses. Per our tour guide, the masses not only came to watch gladiators fight with fellow gladiators and ferocious animals, but … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Corn Bread

When in Maryland’s National Harbor, stop by The Walrus Oyster and Ale House for their delicious corn bread. It’s the best part of the meal I ordered. You’ll love it, I’m sure! 😋

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Cherry Blossoms, Washington D.C.

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Hubby and I spent the weekend with some of my in-laws in Washington, D.C.  for the culmination of the Cherry Blossoms Festival. Sadly, there were very few blossoms left. I guess the erratic weather shifting between Spring and Winter temperatures … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

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