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Okayama Travel and Bento Lunch

This is the second article in my series of travel photos and bentos inspired by my trip to Japan. My Mom and I stayed at the Hilton in Osaka and took the Shinkansen (Bullet train) to Okayama for a day … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Travel and Bento Lunch

In March my Mom and I returned from a 2 week trip to Japan. My plan is to make bento and share travel photos and memories. I am not yet sure how many articles will be in this series but … Continue reading

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Union Square Greenmarket in July

The city that never sleeps does not wake up early on Saturday morning. I had some time Saturday morning before leaving NYC for my Great Aunt’s 80th birthday party on Long Island. I decided to go to the Union Square … Continue reading

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

A few days ago my 11 year old nephew and I went hiking at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama, NY. We walked the Swallow Hollow and Onondaga trails. This was our second time visiting these trails. Our first … Continue reading

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NGC Flower Show

The National Garden Club (NGC) convention was in Buffalo this year. My garden club attended their flower show. It was fun and educational to see entries in the various categories. Apples are in the water Bamboo and roses Columbine Cafe … Continue reading

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Hilmar Cheese Visitor Center

While on the CLAAS tour, our bus stopped at the Hilmar Cheese Visitor Center. Hilmar Cheese is the largest cheese processing plant in the United States. First our bus took a tour of the processing facilities. We then ate a … Continue reading

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Japantown San Francisco

When I heard that we would start the CLAAS Tour in San Francisco, my first thought was Japantown. The last time I went to Japantown was 2005. This year we were able to spend time in Japantown during our brief … Continue reading

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World Ag Expo

The main reason my husband and I joined the CLAAS tour was to attend the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. The World Ag Expo is a large agriculture exhibition. It covers most aspects of agriculture (equipment, communication, technology, etc.) … Continue reading

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CLAAS Tour – World Ag Expo

My husband and I went on a business trip to California for the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA. We joined a tour sponsored by CLAAS. The tour was to promote CLAAS agricultural equipment and reward Jaguar owners. Our tour … Continue reading

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Rockefeller Center Holiday Decorations

I took these photos in December, 2010 when I worked in New York City near Rockefeller Center. 2010 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Nutcracker on Avenue of the Americas Giant Red Christmas Ornaments Santa dog Minnie & Mickey Radio City

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The Garden of Lights – Brookside Gardens

My family celebrated Thanksgiving at my sister’s home in Maryland. The day after Thanksgiving we visited The Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens located in Wheaton, MD. It was a warm evening and it was delightful to walk through the … Continue reading

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High Line Park

I took these photos last week on my third trip to the High Line.  It is an elevated park located in Manhattan between Gansevoort Street and 30th Street near 10th Avenue. This was my first time to the park since … Continue reading

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