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Photo A Day Challenge: Reflections…

Temple of Dendur, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Photo A Day Challenge: Sea Green…

‘Warped Clipper Ship’ by American artist Valerie Hegarty.

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I like this because it’s different.  To me the  dominant color is sea green, and also the sea is in the picture.  🙂  Saw this in Oct 2018 at the Portland Museum of Art in Maine.

 

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Photo A Day Challenge: With Letter ‘A’…

The ‘A’ train at the New York State Museum – Albany, New York

‘Take The A Train’ is also the title of a song that refers to the A line of New York’s subway train service. At the time of the song’s conception in 1939, this line ran from Brooklyn, up into Harlem, and then northern Manhattan.

 

 

1950’s

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Photo A Day Challenge: End With Letter ‘ I ‘ …

New York City – 2011

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Photo A Day Challenge: Spiral, Curve…

 

 

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Favorite Posts of 2018…

January – Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence (click here)

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April – Downtown Newark, New Jersey Walking Tour (click here)

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May – Day Trip to Albany, New York (click here)

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and…

Museum of the American Revolution – Philadelphia, Pa (click here)

 

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July – Sunset Sky (click here)

Heading to New Jersey over the George Washington Bridge at sunset… (does anyone else see 2 eyes and a mouth at the top of the bridge?)  🙂

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August –My Great-Uncle, Louis A Young … The Incredible Man With No Hands…click here)
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October – Maine-Cemeteries and Meanderings, Part I (click here)

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and…

Maine – Meanderings and Museums, Part II (click here)

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December – Photo A Day Challenge, Letter ‘M’ (click here)

Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City

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There you have it, my favorite posts from 2018… onward to 2019 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo A Day Challenge: Twilight Sparkle…

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Photo A Day Challenge: Letter ‘M’…

Metropolitan Museum of Art ~ New York City

I was here last week to see Monet, Dutch Masters and much more, including mummies and the Temple of Dendur which although not an M, is magnificent.

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Maine – Meanderings and Museums Part II…

After spending the night in Waterville, Maine we headed to Portland.  It was too cold and windy to meander around so we went to the Portland Museum of Art which was lovely.

Good-bye to Portland and onward to Kennebunkport where meandering was a little warmer and less windy.  First stop was a coffee shop where we had tea and shared a delicious piece of blueberry crumb cake.  Kennebunkport is quaint and sweet, lots of nice little shops to poke around in should you be so inclined.

Leaving there we headed back to Ogunquit for our last night in Maine.  We stayed this time at the gorgeous Gorges Grant Inn. The room was lovely and our decision to have breakfast in their restaurant ‘Raspberries’ was a smart one. Yum.

After a good night’s rest it was time to say good-bye to Maine and head home to New Jersey.  But wait… who said we had to go directly home, how about a stop in…. Salem, Massachusetts. Woooooooooo.

First stop… the Salem Witch Museum which I found very interesting (and not scary at all)  🙂   Second stop… Jolie Tea Company.  The little cafe was a gem of a find, the tea was excellent as were the pastries… the staff was friendly and informative, we really enjoyed our short time there.  Did bring home some tea and also ordered more from them.

This trip was all I hoped for and more thanks to my daughter Deb ❤

Photo A Day Challenge: ‘U’…

Ulysses S Grant

 

 

 

Statue of Ulysses S Grant by Franklin Simmons in the Portland, Maine Museum of Art

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