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Forget sunny days on this trip!

We welcomed the sunny skies on this trip until we realized our photography suffered from the glare and shadows.  Bring on the clouds, the darkening skies, and even a little mist!  All would be welcome. After too many days straight … Continue reading

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The second time around

We went back for a second look. Our first visit to Vancouver, four years ago, we enjoyed exploring its urban center. This second visit to Vancouver offered so many opportunities of places to go, things to see, tasty food to … Continue reading

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A totem town

Joyce suggested we take a day-trip up the road to Duncan on Vancouver Island. Really? For starters, we had no idea where Duncan was or why we’d drive all the way up there. But Joyce and Jerry were visiting us … Continue reading

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Getty images

We only had a few more days in the Los Angeles area and decided to brave the crazy freeways to head for the J.Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center. We had no idea what we’d see. The high points … Continue reading

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Happily surrounded

We think something went amiss, or she had a head cold. One of the two classic sculptural fountains in the small pool in Porto’s Crystal Palace Garden wasn’t spraying water as intended. Instead, a slow drip-drip-drip of water over the … Continue reading

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Saddle Up

We spent considerable time viewing the sculpture on display at the Shanghai Museum, especially two colored ceramic works from the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907AD). We strolled through the Furniture display, and, while it was interesting, it didn’t really appeal … Continue reading

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Holy Cow! Curbside art maimed

We take a walk every evening in the Pearl District of Portland, OR.  A block into our walk, we pass an endearing cow, a sculptural piece, set in the narrow space between the sidewalk and street. It’s a cheery piece … Continue reading

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