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VIVID MOSAIC ART

June 9, 2015

    Photos taken in the Welcome Center, the first LEED® certified visitor center in a public garden. Here, Dale Chihuly’s Goldenrod, Teal and Citron Chandelier, designed and created exclusively for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, heralds the beauty that awaits inside of the glasshouse. Around the walls of the welcome center are these vivid framed art […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: CHURCHES

April 9, 2015

CHURCHES OF PITTSBURGH Visit Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for more entries. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

THE SIGN SAYS: WALK FOR AUTISM

June 1, 2013

WALK FOR AUTISM   A walk to change the future for all who struggle with autism!  Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is the single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead to the answers needed. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the U.S. […]

LINCOLN AND JEFFERSON MEMORIALS

April 12, 2013

Fifth in my series of memorials and monuments of Washington D.C., is my visit to The Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial located on the National Mall. THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL The Great Emancipator “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is […]

NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL

April 11, 2013

NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL (above photo from Wikipedia) The U.S. National World War II Memorial is a national memorial dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of small triumphal arches surrounding a plaza and fountain, it is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on the former site of […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: WHICH WAY – FEATURING ROADS

April 11, 2013

ON THE ROAD AGAIN Visit Cee’s Photography to see more entries here. BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

TAGGED: O FOR OBELISK

April 9, 2013

THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the first American president. The Washington Monument is one of the country’s most recognizable structures, a white-colored obelisk at the west end of the National Mall. An elevator […]

TRAVEL THEME: PALE

April 7, 2013

Yesterday, April 6, 2013, I took my first travel adventure of the year.  On this tour I photographed some of the War Memorials located in Washington D.C.  Look for these photos starting Monday, April 8th. Today I am posting photos for Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Pale.  One of the reasons I traveled back to D.C., during this […]

PALM SUNDAY POEM

March 24, 2013

During Jesus’s earthly ministry, He often told people not to tell anyone who He was. Even when his brothers encouraged Him to go public. He said it was not yet the right time. But the day He rode into Jerusalem on a donkey was the appointed time, the only public announcement that He was God’s […]

UNFORGETTABLE

February 20, 2013

Jakesprinter has a challenge called Sunday Post.  This week his theme was “unforgettable”  Here is my take on the theme. UNFORGETTABLE PLANE RIDE When I think of unforgettable, my mind immediately turns back to my very first airplane ride.  I was fifth teen years old and was selected by our cities’ Director of the American […]

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