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A Bit of My World

Before I share a bit of my world as a response to Cee’s Share Your World for today, I would like to greet fellow workers out there a Happy Labor Day! Workers contribute to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of this country. … Continue reading

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Bernini’s Hidden Spiral Staircase

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“Students of architecture study this staircase.” The tour guide stated proudly. “It has withstood hundreds of years as a service staircase, and continues to serve as one today.” The structure the guide was referring to, is the 17th century spiral staircase … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors: Rockefeller Mansion

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I have toured mansions before, like that of the Vanderbilts in New York, the Edison Mansion in New Jersey, the Roosevelt Mansion in New York, and the Twain Mansion in Connecticut. Not one of them overwhelmed me with its opulence … Continue reading

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True Food Kitchen Experience

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“I am so glad I ordered the pizza Margherita! It’s better than what we had in Italy.” My husband remarked as we left full and very satisfied the True Food Kitchen at the Mosaic District in Fairfax, Virginia.Italians pride themselves … Continue reading

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Distracted by Wild Flowers

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Wildflowers.  They are tenacious and adaptable. Their ability to grow everywhere is impressive to some, and an irritation to others. No one tends to them. They come out at their own time, a part of the natural world dictated by … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Iceland, an Elemental Experience

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Iceland in winter is an elemental experience. On our Golden Circle Tour, I felt the bite of the wind on my face. I saw landscape unique to Iceland.And stood in marvel at the power of water as it sprung into … Continue reading

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Memento Monday: Mark Twain Notebook

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What an enlightening weekend I had! Hubby and I, and two of my sisters-in-law did a tour of the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut.The tour did not only give us the opportunity to marvel at the fineness of his … Continue reading

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Unusual Point of View

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I'm not one who seeks unusual points of view while traveling, but once in a while, I get inspired by the place I'm visiting. I took this picture from the tower of a medieval castle in the municipality of Castelo … Continue reading

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Dee Travels’ 15 Minutes of Fame Mystery

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Something strange happened on this blog site last July 6. I was busy at work when I got a notice from the WordPress app that my stats are booming! Whaaat??? ­čś▓ I have not posted that day (too tired to … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: Lincoln Memorial Bridge, US Route 50, Indiana and Illinois

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Photo Challenge: Bridge 

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