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Photo of the Week: January 25, 2017

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Photo of the Week: March 2, 2016

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Photo of the Week: January 13, 2016

Back in 2011 I did a photo essay about the stained glass windows in my house, and the other day i thought I would try a few more shots of those windows. I kind of like this one since the … Continue reading

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An old House in the Fall

I love old houses; I know it’s some kind of a sickness… I just can’t help it. They are drafty, have obsolete floor plans, lack modern conveniences and people think they’re spooky… Here’s my old house: Does it really look … Continue reading

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Coming Home

No matter how much we travel, it’s always good to be back home again.  Back home where we are in familiar territory, near friends and family… For me, a home like the one above seems to symbolize this even more, … Continue reading

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Inspiration Under God

In yesterday’s post I made the assertion that if we set our minds on that which is above, we can find inspiration where ever we look.  Long experience tells me that when I make statements like that, a significant percentage … Continue reading

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The Glory of Spring

Since today is Saturday, I thought I’d just do a short post with a lot of pictures.  I went out the other day and took some pictures in the yard with spring raging all over and I’ll share some of … Continue reading

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A Sumptuous Mansion

This post originally appeared on my “other” blog, Pages from the Past here at Word Press. Located in Galena, Illinois the Jones Mansion (Belvedere Mansion) has not only had an interesting history, it is a marvel to behold. Built by Joseph Russell Jones in … Continue reading

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Looking Through Old Windows

I love to look through old windows. It can really be quite different from looking through modern ones.  Somehow the old ones give a person a more interesting perspective. Even when you keep looking out of the same one, the … Continue reading

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