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Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, Too!

92 years ago, a father by the name of Alan decided to write a few fun stories about his son Christopher and the adventures he has with his stuffed animals. That father was AA Milne and his son was Christopher … 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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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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The Emblem of the Brave and True

Besides Grand Old Flag, another nick-name for the US flag is The Stars and Stripes. It is also the name of the National March of the USA. Most Americans can hum the tune or at least parts of it, but … Continue reading

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If You Say “Foxglove Cottage”, What Comes to Mind?

Say the word “Cottage” and what comes to mind? Would be “quaint and romantic”? If so, then you and artist Thomas Kinkade would be in agreement. Let’s look at what Wikipedia says about cottages. First, they are usually considered a … Continue reading

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Do You Know What “Light and Dark in Art” Is Called?

Thomas Kinkade always referred to himself as the painter of light. He could say this because he painted in what is known as a¬†Chiaroscuro style. This style contrasts light with dark in significant ways to add body and volume to … Continue reading

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Did you know… about New York City?

In¬†six years [2024] the people of New York City, specifically those on the island of Manhattan, will be celebrating the beginning of the city when Dutch colonists first settled the island of Manhattan and called it New Amsterdam in 1524. … Continue reading

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Who loves Puppies and Christmas?

Santa Clause is usually said to live at the “North Pole”, yet as anyone who has looked at a globe knows, there is no actual land at the north pole for Santa and his reindeer to live on. Instead, this … Continue reading

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