Tag Archives: Theodore Roosevelt

Fruit Pizza

One family July 4th tradition that has evolved over the years is the fruit pizza resembling the American Flag.  It started long before 2014, I just couldn’t find the pictures. Hope you enjoyed the Fourth. Thought for the Day:  We … Continue reading

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Sarasota at Dawn

Looking across Sarasota Bay, a city park on Lido Key provided an excellent view of Sarasota’s skyline.  It was 6:15 AM. I found this place pretty much by accident.  After reviewing several Google maps, I was actually looking for a … Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral

I was puttering around, an “oldies” station playing in the background, when “Winchester Cathedral” came on.  Composed by the New Vaudeville Band in the mid-60’s, it’s a snappy little number … nothing like the reserved and reverent structure of its … Continue reading

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Hotel de Haro

Washington State’s oldest continually operated hotel, the Hotel De Haro, is located in Roche Harbor on the north side the San Juan Island.   Its 20 rooms have hosted visitors since 1886, including Theodore Roosevelt and John Wayne. Only six of … Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Falls

One of Washington State’s most popular scenic attractions is Snoqualmie Falls.  Height of the falls is 270′.  Maybe it’s popular because it has easy access … and free. It was overcast, cold and drizzling the day I visited, but still … Continue reading

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Half Dome from Sentinel Bridge

Late afternoon and early evening is prime time for photographers in Yosemite Valley, so many iconic subjects bathed in soft, warm, ever-changing light. This shot of Half Dome was taken from Sentinel Bridge, which is a short walk from the … Continue reading

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Long Day

It was a hot muggy July day at the Saunders County Fair Grounds in Wahoo, NE, with threatening thunderstorms that occasionally hid the blinding sun.  My 16 year-old granddaughter competed in four events in the 4-H horse show: halter, Western … Continue reading

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