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Blenko Glass, Milton, West Virginia

October saw our third visit to Blenko Glass in Milton, West Virginia.  The company has been around since 1893 — we are old but haven’t been here that long. Our first visit was while pulling a trailer around the country … Continue reading

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Trash cans and a bicycle rack: Lake Placid, Florida

Walking down a street in Elkins, West Virginia recently, I saw a woman pick up a piece of litter and commented  how clean Elkins was. “We have been trying to ‘beautify’ the town” she replied. It seems many cultures, especially … Continue reading

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Lake Placid, Florida

Every now and then, I am amazed at the difference one person can make.  In the case of Lake Placid, Florida, it was one couple. This little town of just over two thousand people lies on a ridge that runs … Continue reading

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Keith Goodson, mural painter: Lake Placid, Florida

Click on photos to enlarge. Sometimes our most interesting experiences are unexpected ones, the ones we stumble upon, the surprises. Lake Placid is an interesting town.  That is true whether you are in the New York Adirondacks [site of the … Continue reading

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Where Europe ends: The North Cape

Our cruise ship pulled into Honningsvag, Norway, and we took a bus to the North Cape: where Europe ends. Despite being avid tourists, we hadn’t heard of either place.  Francesco Negri, however, visited the North Cape, the northernmost spot on … Continue reading

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Washington D.C.’s National Gallery of Art

When in Washington, D.C., visit the National Gallery of Art. The building itself truly is a national treasure, and the collection is wonderful.  Plan your visit on line at nga.gov. We were to visit the Gallery on the next to … Continue reading

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Dillydallying with Dali: St. Petersburg, Florida

Surrealist painter Salvador Dali produced over 1500 artworks.  Just 96 of his oil paintings plus some prints and drawings are in the St. Petersburg, Florida Dali Museum.   It well worth visiting nonetheless because they are so well presented. Photos are … Continue reading

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