Monthly Archives: November 2017


Delicious and refreshing next to the old reliable smoking tobacco.  Have a Coke and a Bull Durham? From some internet searching, the Coca Cola advert was around the time when you could get either a bottle or a glass at … Continue reading

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Scenes from between

You just never know what or who will stop or walk past these passage ways between the old buildings here in historic Old St. Charles, Missouri. In this case it turned out to be a guy checking his phone; wonder … Continue reading

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Yesterdays photo was of the space between Joys Collective here and the smaller brick building in front of it.  Apparently Joy stores some of her antiques in that narrow space.

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Peeking Through


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A broken clock is correct twice a day

But in this case it is correct four times a day!  Was this clock made in 1842 or is the clock face just a scene from 1842?  We may never know…

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This photo was taken when I visited Old St. Charles, Missouri in August of this year.  It was wonderfully warm and a hummingbird was visiting this feeder.  I didn’t have a zoom lens so I crept up on it as … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day

Thank you to everyone who has served.  You are appreciated.                  

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The Mother in Law House

I will be heading back to Missouri to see the family for the holidays so I have been cleaning up files to see what I have and haven’t posted because there will be new photos from the visit.  I’m starting … Continue reading

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A study in red and green

We recently went to one of our favorite spots for lunch and I was pleasantly surprised to see there were still begonias doing quite well in the November weather around the restaurants now closed patio.

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Maple Red

It’s not unusual around here in central Ohio to find one or two brightly colored trees standing out in the midst of a bunch of green (or totally bare) trees; makes for a very interesting contrast.  But after the big … Continue reading

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