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Winter in Philadelphia.  A view from above Rittenhouse Park.
Sculling along the Schuylkill river, Philadelphia, PA
The Liberty rings loud in Philadelphia
Princess Googy goes shopping
"Say Cheese"
Lion at the Pittsburgh Zoo
Little Chicken, Chicken Little
Vacation trip to Busch Gardens
I am King, hear me roar!
Sunrise, webbing, dew and field grass meet for one magical moment early on an August morning.
Scenes like this are one reason people flock to Maine for vacations and getaways.  When he first visited Maine from Southern California, my father was amazed that it wasn't "all built up".
A fence decorated with tiles dedicated to those in the service or who gave up their lives on 9/11.
This is a seasonal "camp", visited on weekends and holidays by a family in a camper.  When I paddle by this spot, the flag always brings a smile to my face.
If you look one direction, you see the faces of America.  If you look in the other direction, you see the American flag.
A winter scene by the lake
My mother, at 90 years of age, is the Putt-Putt Queen in our family.  She beat us all easily on a very warm Southern California afternoon in July. She takes her golf seriously!
My daughter completes summer school work for her AP Statistics class... in good style while visiting family in Southern California.
We visited the Windmill Museum in Indiana after it was closed.
At the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.
A bird's eye view of Riga, Latvia
A praying woman outside of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A man praying outside of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
After discovering a very steep, secret entrance, we emerged upon this scene of Hideaways Beach.
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A fence decorated with tiles dedicated to those in the service or who gave up their lives on 9/11.

A fence decorated with tiles dedicated to those in the service or who gave up their lives on 9/11.

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Date Taken: 07.2010
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