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Hiking and fending off killer squirrels

Well that got your attention didn’t it?  When I, Ingrid and Nancy went hiking it was a marvelous day spent with friends.  I shall confess that they are far far more adept at hiking than I am, then again look … Continue reading

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The end of the private gardens…

The Schnormeier Gardens in Gambier, Ohio were a wonderful opportunity, thanks to my photography club,  to see something that I would probably never have gotten to experience otherwise.  As we leave the gardens here is one of the many statues … Continue reading

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The House

Past all of the previously shown gardens is the focal point of the property, this Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home.  I didn’t get the full width of the home in this shot but just one end of it as I … Continue reading

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Teahouse Selfie in Front – Rhododendrons in Back

A selfie, the view from behind the teahouse and a busy rhododendron hopping bee.    

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Waterfall Garden, Chinese Bridge and Swan Island

I didn’t take a photo of the waterfall here as several of my companions had already camped out there; there were others further along that I was able to capture.  Instead I headed toward this red Chinese bridge near the … Continue reading

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Private Gardens

Recently my photography group had the privilege of visiting this 75 acre property of gardens.  The owners have been building these since 1996 in the hills of central Ohio.  As stated, they are private and are only opened to the … Continue reading

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Next stop on the trail…

Is something I would not have imagined.  After all of the dust, rocks and hills (and fortunately still paved roads) we rounded a corner on the trail into the Tonto National Forest.  Forest? Unless you mean a forest of cacti.  … Continue reading

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