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Say hello to Butter Butt

Before 2020 and the lock downs I wasn’t much into bird photography; that was DH’s thing. But when being inside with DH all the time finally got to me I decided to venture out into nature with him to try … Continue reading

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A Tale of Ice and Snow

But no dragons. Game of Thrones reference there. From early Thursday morning until around 7 this morning we were under a weather alert which I believe ended up as a level 3 alert which means don’t go out unless you … Continue reading

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Returning to 2018 with Billy

I have angered my sweet wee coo (who has lost all patience with me) for not finishing his travel blog about visiting his roots in Scotland from our trip there in 2018. I was in no uncertain terms told by … Continue reading

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St. Charles Christmas Traditions The Finale – Twas the night before Christmas

That is one cool mustache twirl you got going on there, Santa. What does Mrs. Claus think of it? Hope everyone leaves out the good snacks for Santa tonight. Teri 🎄

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St. Charles Christmas Traditions Part 6: More from the Parade

In the parade there were characters from storybooks such as these ghostly and grumpy fellows from Dickens A Christmas Carol… The Sugarplum Fairy and a toy soldier from the Nutcracker Suite.. And of course characters that represented their respective countries/cultural … Continue reading

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St. Charles Christmas Traditions Part 5: Singing and Dancing

The parade began with local schools/groups singing Christmas carols but what I really enjoyed were the marchers in period wear dancing and singing. I wonder if during Dickens time did this ever occur or is that strictly just in the … Continue reading

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St. Charles Christmas Traditions Part 4: Puppy Power

While the majority of the humans were either milling about or getting a good spot from which to view the soon to come parade, others were walking along with their dogs. Most of the dogs in attendance had some sort … Continue reading

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St. Charles Christmas Traditions Part 2 – Horsepower

Teri 🎄

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Historic Downtown St. Charles and Christmas Traditions Part 1

St. Charles was Missouri’s first state capitol between 1821 and 1826, while a permanent capitol city was in the planning and development stages in Jefferson City. It was founded as Les Petites Cotes (The Little Hills) by French Canadian fur … Continue reading

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Weekend Plans?

Just hanging with the Fat Man, Snoop and my Gnomies 😉 This was one of the many beautiful window displays on Main Street in Historic Downtown St. Charles, Missouri. Actually, the shops on this street always have great displays – … Continue reading

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