Category Archives: History

Twisted — An Arizona garden in California

The restored Cactus Garden at Stanford is in full bloom this year. The twisted plants thrive in the new warmer California climate. (Click on any image below to view in full screen.) The garden is open to visitors every day … Continue reading

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The Thinker Waits

One of my favorite places to visit and take photos is the Cantor Art Center, home of the Rodin collection. Lets walk around the museum: Cheers, Carto Check out other WordPress bloggers favorite places, here.

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Weathered — Church Bells in the Tower

Nothing weathers quite like bronze, and bronze church bells are no exception. This bell, exposed to the elements since installed in the 19th century, is lovely in it’s rich patina. But, if you want to see it you must climb … Continue reading

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Corners — Box-like Homes are Trending

  All corners, that’s my take on this large residence in Palo Alto. Most new homes in Palo Alto are much larger than the home they replace; many are two story with a full basement. And, a popular style is … Continue reading

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Partners — Brexit 1776, Hamilton (the musical)

A slow recovery from pneumonia is more pleasant if you take a good book from your library and play some music — I’ve been listening to Hamilton (the original cast recording) and reading along in Hamilton—The Revolution. Two hours of glorious, … Continue reading

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Curve — American Buckaroo in Action

This buckaroo is all business. The loop of her lasso curves through the air, and that calf is sure to be branded (or marked) before returning to the herd. The scene is the Stewart’s 96 ranch in Paradise Valley, NV. Paradise Valley is … Continue reading

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The Robber Barons—High-speed Rail in California

Where are the poets when you need them? Won’t some poet sing the praises of this beautiful new train? On July 7, 2012 the California Senate approved a bill authorizing construction of a 130-mile stretch of the high-speed rail down … Continue reading

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