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Greetings from Simpson, PA

April 27th, 2008

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St. Mary’s Church, New London, CT

April 18th, 2008

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Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL

April 12th, 2008

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“Hi Folks. We are having a wonderful time. It is 7AM and about 100 degrees already. We will cook today. Love, Elsie & Henry”

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San Antonio River, San Antonio, TX

April 12th, 2008

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The Ascention, Lake Wales, FL

April 6th, 2008

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“The Ascention”
Finale of the Black Hills Passion Play performance with Josef Meier as the Christus.

We spent Wed in St Petersburg – had lunch at Webb City. That sure is some store – 7 blocks in all. Yesterday went to Lakeland then on past Lake Wales to see “Passion Play.” Today we are going to Tarpon Springs. – Chas & Lula

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Skyline, New London, CT

April 2nd, 2008

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Wildwood-By-The-Sea, NJ

March 31st, 2008

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Hi Aunt Ann & Uncle Phil
We are having a real nice time just relaxing, eating, & soaking up the sun. The weather has been grand. Hope everyone is feeling fine.
Love,
Mary & Ed

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Memorial Amphitheatre, Arlington, VA

March 31st, 2008

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“…it is built of marble in the form of an ellipse at a cost of about $1,000,000.”

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The Cabildo – New Orleans, LA

March 23rd, 2008

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The Cabildo: Erected in 1795, it was the seat of the Spanish Government for the Province of Louisiana. Now one of the best historical museums in the U. S. The gates at the entrance were presented to Louisiana by the Spanish Government and are said to have been made from the iron instruments of torture used in the inquisition days of Spain. On purchase by the U. S. the Spanish Coat of Arms over the doorway was replaced by the thirteen stars of the United States. The typical Spanish Colonnade in front adds much to the beauty of the building.”

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“The Court Yard and Prison Rooms in the Cabildo at Chartres and St. Peter Streets. Note the tiers and cells, and the wide galleries around them. The room, with the door standing open on the ground floor, is the cell in which the Pirate LaFitte was incarcerated after his capture by the Americans. Later on his services were accepted by General Jackson and he participated in the Battle of New Orleans, where he covered himself with glory, subsequently receiving a pardon from the Congress of the United States.”

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Look what I fell into in Tijuana, Mexico

December 6th, 2007

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“Hi Rog:
Wonderful shows here in Tijuana. Everything you want to see here.
-Johnny”
Circa 1951

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