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The Cloisters, Washington Heights, New York City, Part 1

The Cloisters, Washington Heights, New York City, Part 1

What can I say. It’s exquisite. It’s been a long-time goal to see this fabulous museum. As a student of medieval history and art, visiting this museum — one of North America’s most extensive collection of medieval art and manuscripts — was one of my big travel goals. The Cloisters is an extension of the […]

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Lorenzo Historic Site, Cazenovia, NY

Lorenzo Historic Site, Cazenovia, NY

This historic site, built in 1807, is open for guided tours. It showcases the lifestyle of a typically wealthy Dutch patroon of Upstate New York. The tour of the home was terrific (except that we couldn’t photograph anything). The beautiful gardens were open for our exploration. Cazenovia Lake sits languidly across the field. Beautiful!

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Photo Hunters: Fresh

Photo Hunters: Fresh

Hello and Happy Weekend, Photo Hunters! It took me all day yesterday to brainstorm and think of what to do for this today’s theme. I’m looking forward to what you all have done this week, because the theme, I thought, was a little difficult. So this is as creative as I could get. (It was […]

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Photo Hunters: Colorful

Photo Hunters: Colorful

I can think of so many wonderfully colorful things, but the first thing that comes to mind is my lovely flower garden. Everything is finally in full bloom, and I am in my glory! Here are some photos I took for my other blog– but the gardens are so beautiful I thought I’d post them […]