Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Beach with a Door

Durdle Door Beach, Dorset, England Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast about a mile west of Lulworth Cove in Dorset. Although Durdle Door is privately owned by the Welds family in the name of the Lulworth Estate, it is open to … Continue reading

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Towards the Isle of Portland

View from the Jurassic Coast, Dorset (near Durdle Door), England, looking towards the Isle of Portland, which is just south of Weymouth.

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Dorset’s Man O’ War Cove

Cove next to Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast about a mile west of Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England. The hubster and I just returned from a long weekend on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England. We couldn’t have asked for better weather … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch Relay UK Style

This is Lydia Holt. She is a remarkable young lady who was nominated and selected to be a local torchbearer, but I’ll tell you a little about her later. For now, just notice the expression on her face. We were … Continue reading

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Lambs at the Peter Pan Pavilion

I like to think of this wooden building in Stanway as the Peter Pan Pavilion, because it was built for the author of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie. Sir James Barrie spent much time in the 1920’s in Stanway, a small … Continue reading

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Bess of Hardwick and Her Halls

Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England. What happens when the wealthiest woman in England besides the Queen wants to demonstrate to the world her ever increasing wealth and power? Why, you get the ruins of a grand mansion standing in the shadow … Continue reading

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Photos for Aday

I took this and the following photos on May 15 as part of the Aday.org project. From Aday.org: On this one single day we ask you to pick up your camera and help us photograph daily life. What is close … Continue reading

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The Lowly(?) Dandelion

A pesky weed? Yes. But also eaten, made into wine, central to a book by one of my favorite authors, Ray Bradbury, and enjoyed by children everywhere as they happily participate in dandelion propagation. Today, it’s all about their beauty. This … Continue reading

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Railway Through Alaskan Wilderness

Alaska (Sept. 2004). I took this photo on a train ride between Anchorage and Fairbanks. We were very fortunate to have traveled during such a colorful time of year with such nice weather.

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A Glimpse of Windermere

Last month, my husband and I took a trip up to the Lake District in Northwest England, which is renowned for its beautiful scenery. In fact, the Lake District is considered a must-see as one of the most beautiful places in … Continue reading

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