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More Hillwood

More about Hillwood. Marjorie Merriweather Post was the daughter of C.W. Post of the Post cereal (General Mills) fortunes. The estate and gardens are now open for the public to enjoy. A random fact: the actress Dina Merrill is one of … Continue reading

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Lots going on today, so just some shots from Hillwood, the former estate of Marjorie Merriweather Post. I’ll tell you more about it tomorrow.

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Colors of summer

Look closely. Do you see “faces” in the flowers here? They remind me a little of C-3PO from Star Wars. I didn’t notice until I viewed the image on my large monitor. a Cleome in the neighborhood one of my … Continue reading

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Traveling today

Hey, we’re on the road back home today, so I’ll just put up a few photos. Back tomorrow…. Cleome (spider plant) Zinnia Sun patterns

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Summer and cell phones

I’m hoping this yellowandorange zinnia will wake me up this morning. Kind of dragging here–didn’t get enough sleep and it’s already 81 degrees this morning. Supposed to reach 100 today. I don’t know about you, but I’m not a fan … Continue reading

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Since it’s Monday morning here, I thought I’d start with a peaceful, soothing image. Hope everyone had a great weekend. This was taken at a lovely public garden–one of our favorite places to just stroll and reflect on all the … Continue reading

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Marigolds and PSE 8

These marigolds are kinda cheery, yeah? I’m not a huge fan, but the larger ones are kinda’ nice. They’re supposed to ward off bugs if you want to plant them around your tomatoes. (The scent isn’t real pleasant.) Here’s a … Continue reading

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