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Queen of the Night

If you want to witness the spectacular one-night bloom of “the Queen of the Night”, you need to wait a full year, as the night-blooming cereus blooms only once, maybe twice a year, and for one-night only.  A member of … Continue reading

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Lost Treasure in Port Deposit, MD

We live in a world of temporary things.  Here today and gone tomorrow. We were reminded of this when a friend informed us that one of our favorite photo haunts is now gone. On road trips to Washington DC, we often … Continue reading

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Alex in Rio

We were so excited for our daughter Alex who spent three weeks in Rio helping out at the Summer Olympics 2016.  She was assigned to Doping Control, and her job before the games began was to track down athletes and chaperone … Continue reading

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St. Louis

Betsy was honored to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Local Media Association, and she and Jim went to St. Louis to accept the award.  In addition to catching up with old friends from LMA,  we enjoyed some of the sights of … Continue reading

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Eastern State Penitentiary

  Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was … Continue reading

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Philly Graffiti

There is an abandoned coal pier next to the Delaware River in Philadelphia that has become a continual canvas for graffiti artists.  Beautiful spray-painted archways lead down to the water and a view of the Philadelphia skyline.  We joined fellow members … Continue reading

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Halloween in New Hope

Expect the unexpected in New Hope any time of year, but be prepared for scary and amusing (and sometimes disturbing) sights when the leaves start to fall and Halloween majic is in the air.  Of particular creepiness is a collection of hand-painted … Continue reading

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Chester County Car Show

Lots of chrome and polish gleamed Memorial Day weekend at the Chester County Car Show in Kimberton, PA. As car songs such as “Little Deuce Coupe” and “Beep Beep” played over the loud-speaker, Jim reminisced as he saw models of … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to Jim and Betsy’s Blog.  Mostly our travel photos, but also day trips and some fun photography experiments will be updated .  We hope you pick up a few tips on where you might like to visit, such as … Continue reading

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