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Immersed in Van Gogh

Saturday, March 19, 2022 The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit has been playing in Minneapolis for a few weeks, and will continue into April. It was created and is presented by Lighthouse Immersive. This company is based in Toronto, Ontario, and … Continue reading

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Leaving Key West

Saturday, February 26, 2022 It turned out that this was not a good day to drive from Key West to Key Largo. Normally, this drive takes about 1.5 hours, and we had plenty of time to take a boat ride … Continue reading

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Tropical Paradise

Friday, February 25, 2022 Every year at this time, the Key West Garden Club hosts a garden tour ”A Stroll Through the Meadows” featured seven gardens in the Old Town area. Each provided a lush escape from the surrounding activities. … Continue reading

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Key Deer, Blimps and Wine

Thursday, February 24, 2022 Big Pine Key is known for its Key Deer, a subspecies of the white-tailed deer, that lives only in the Keys. Centuries ago, they migrated to the Florida Keys from the mainland during the most recent … Continue reading

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Antietam

Monday, September 20, 2021 We actually began our tour of Civil War sites a couple of days ago, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. The museum operates the Pry House Field Hospital Museum near Antietam, so … Continue reading

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The Copper King of Butte, Montana

Saturday, June 19, 2021 Our lodging last night was at the Copper King Mansion, which now operates as a bed and breakfast. Our stay included a tour of the mansion. The 34 room home was built between 1884-1888 for William … Continue reading

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The Richest Hill on Earth

Butte, Montana Friday, June 18, 2021 We arrived in Butte this morning, and first visited the Montana Mineral Museum at the Montana School of Mining. The school was founded in 1900, and the first artifacts acquired in 1901 for teaching … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 This is our first overnight train trip. We’ve enjoyed the short train trips we’ve taken in the past, and thought this would be an adventure we would enjoy. Amtrak (a portmanteau combination of the words American … Continue reading

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Relaxing on South Padre

Thursday – Monday, February 5 – 8, 2021 Time gets away from us when we’re doing a whole lot of nothing. The weather has been fairly good, although we have experienced fog some mornings. The temps have been in the … Continue reading

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Sandcastles and Sea Turtles

Wednesday and Thursday, February 3 – 4, 2021 Wednesday was a very quiet day. We tried driving to Boca Chica Beach (where yesterday’s launch occurred), hoping to see what the launch pad looked like after the crash. However, the road … Continue reading

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