Monthly Archives: October 2016

MM 3-28 View from the Piazzzetta

We spent four days in Venice during our three-week trip to northern Italy in 2009 and walked from our hotel near the Rialto Bridge to Piazza San Marco several times. This shot is the view across the Venetian lagoon from … Continue reading

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Traveling with our Irish Cousins in Europe and the US

We stayed in Edinburgh for one week during our visit to Scotland this last May. And three of those days were spent with our Irish cousins Henry and Geraldine and Henry’s niece Rosie. It was our eighth reunion with our … Continue reading

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MM 3-27 Hawaii’s Largest Banyan Tree

We have traveled to Hawaii many times over the years and on three of those times we visited the island of Maui and viewed the state’s largest banyan tree. The tree stands proudly in the town of Lahaina’s Courthouse Square. … Continue reading

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Visiting the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The UK’s National Portrait Gallery was established in 1856 as an art gallery to house portraits of historical figures in British History. In 1896 it moved to its present location on Trafalgar Square in London. Well, when we visited Edinburgh … Continue reading

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MM 3-26 The Scottish National Portrait Gallery

One day during our stay in Edinburgh in May of this year we walked from our hotel on Picardy Place a couple of blocks down York Place to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street. My entry for this … Continue reading

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MM 3-25 Our Daughters’ First Pet

I had to go back all the way to the 1970s to get this photo for this weeks Monochrome Madness Pet theme. It’s a shot of my two daughters and their first pet, Clara. I think this is the only … Continue reading

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