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Art at Disney World

Click on photos to enlarge. We took advantage of a couple free tickets to visit Epcot in Disney World.  By chance, we were there for the “Epcot International Festival of the Arts.” Some decades ago when we still lived “up … Continue reading

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We stumble on late Victorian art: Winter Park, Florida

Some wealthy people use their money for yachts.  Some use it for the benefit of the community. Jeannette McKean founded a museum in 1942 to bring American art to the small town of Winter Park and named it after her … Continue reading

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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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