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The Dove of Hope

As you look at this picture, the first thought that you might be thinking is “What does a dove have to do with hope?” That’s easy to answer. There are two Bible verses in which a dove is seen as … Continue reading

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Check out these Pandas in their Garden!

Sometimes the titles of paintings really do not tell us very much, but other times the titles can tell a lot. In this instance, this jigsaw puzzle entitled “Fuji Flora – Japanese Panda Floral Garden Mountain Scene” tells us three … Continue reading

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The Little Church in the Wildwood

Even though this pretty scene is of a white church, I can’t help but think of another church, one that has been popularized by William Pitts since 1857. It is the “Little Brown Church in the Wildwood” which is located … Continue reading

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Exploring the Great Northwest along the Yukon River

The title of this jigsaw puzzle, “Along the Yukon” is rather interesting. The phrase “The Yukon” could refer to the Yukon River or to The Yukon Territory. The picture doesn’t help me identify the possible subject. Indeed, without the title … Continue reading

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Everything is Bigger in Texas!

Those of us who grew up in the 1980s are probably humming the theme song to the TV show Dallas right now…. For me, the best part about that show was the theme song. I especially loved how the camera … Continue reading

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Ships Ahoy from Ireland!

This colorful picture looks like a simple, bucolic seaside town, but dig deeper, and you’ll see that this pretty scene holds a lot of significance in the history of Ireland and even the United States. This is St. Colman’s in … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Produces the Color Blue in Mediterranean Architecture?

Throughout the Mediterranean, especially along the coast, one can see the beautiful, refreshing colors of bright white and azure blue. These buildings [as well as clothing] were dyed this beautiful color of blue going back to ancient times. But how … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzle Pictures Can Take You Down Some Surprising Roads

I have always been the type of person who craves to know the “story” behind a piece of artwork. I remember as a child, when my parents took me to art galleries, being so frustrated when I saw such uncreative … Continue reading

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What European country has the largest city by population, the best coffee and “delightful” desserts?

If you said Turkey, you’d be correct! Another interesting tidbit of information about its largest city is that it is located on two continents – Europe and Asia. According to Wikipedia, two-thirds of the population of Istanbul live in Europe. … Continue reading

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Summer Fun at the Beach!

On the East Coast of the USA, where I live, a top destination for summer vacation is the beach. Since the beach is only about 4 hours away, many people love to take off for a weekend if not a … Continue reading

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