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Exploring Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center

I recently visited a botanical garden I had not been to before: Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center, located in Auburn, Washington. I must say that I was awe-stricken with the beauty and size of the garden, which is … Continue reading

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Hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

It’s wildflower bloom time in Mount Rainier National Park. There are hundreds of species of wildflowers in the park, and the most concentrated areas of them are in the subalpine Paradise Meadows. The image above shows colorful Magenta Paintbrush in … Continue reading

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Lavender Festival Weekend

This year’s Sequim Lavender Festival, in Washington State, was held at Carrie Blake Community Park, instead of the usual street fair in downtown Sequim. It is a large, lovely park, complete with an outdoor, music performance stadium. All the usual … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Met Cloisters of NYC

Oh, the treasures you will see! Indeed, the Met Cloisters is a feast for the eyes and soul! Located on the northern tip of Manhattan, overlooking the Hudson River, in Fort Tryon Park, the museum is dedicated to the art, … Continue reading

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Springtime at New York Botanical Garden

I’ve just returned from an extended trip to the US east coast, traveling by train all the way. It is my preferred way of traveling, as I get to see exclusive landscapes not accessible via other means of transportation. I … Continue reading

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