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Fala’s* Boss

At some point I hope to visit every presidential library/museum.  Each is unique to the individual.  Each reflects the attributes of that particular president—this especially true of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or FDR: He was a man of firsts:  first president … Continue reading

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Racism or Error in Judgement 

In upstate New York is the home, library and museum associated with FDR and his family.  FDR was the 32nd and longest serving US president—elected to four terms. One very interesting exhibit in the museum tackled the “evacuation” of Japanese-Americans … Continue reading

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Magical History Tour Part I

Whenever one visits eastern US states it’s easy to step back in time.  Driving into the Philadelphia area signs feature familiar names like Brandywine, Valley Forge and the like.  In the city there is a virtual adoration of the American … Continue reading

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Green is Beautiful

Longwood Gardens is located a couple of hours west of Philadelphia.  This botanical garden was a farm purchased by George Pierce from William Penn in 1700.  Long known for its collection of trees it was often the sight of community … Continue reading

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Amazing Green Space

Longwood Gardens is located a couple of hours west of Philadelphia.  This botanical garden was a farm purchased by George Pierce from William Penn in 1700.  Long known for its collection of trees it was often the sight of community … Continue reading

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Baseball been berry berry good to Me!*

Seeing a baseball game (the great American pastime) in every Major League Baseball park is a lifetime goal of mine. While in Detroit my team–the Twins played the Tigers. The season is winding down (9-games are left to play) so … Continue reading

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Sand in My Shoes

Visiting national parks is an American pastime — one I love. Going to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was a pleasant surprise. It’s within 50-miles of Chicago; looking through binoculars a vague outline of the Chicago can be seen over water. … Continue reading

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