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Hi Everyone-I don't know if some of you realize there is a Q & A button on the title bar. I noticed it the day I think it was added and almost posted it til I saw that AR had done it so I didn't. Tonite I happened to be look at the questions while having my dinner. What I discovered is there isn'...
Memorial Day 2012 & The National Moment of Remembrance Memorial Day is a United States Federal holiday. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May each year since the mid 1800's. Memorial Day is formerly known as Decoration Day, and commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in milit...
The Historic Purpose of Fountains Fountains harmonize water and are designed to fulfill both practical and aesthetic purposes. In the past, public fountains served places to meet while fetching water for drinking or washing, but there were also landmark fountains designed to impress as they refr...
When I was MUCH younger my brothers and I used to make snow tunnels in the winters of NY. NOW you wouldn't get me to go in those. There are many kind of tunnels and I have been in a few but these would be what kind I want to enjoy now. Purple passion Wisteria tunnel Going green
Good morning everyone-I found out thru the AR grapevine that one of my favorite fellows here in the Rain had a birthday on Sunday. I did a post last year on his birthday. I should have wrote it in my calendar but didn't, so this birthday wish comes a couple of days late. I hope it was a special d...
Vacations are nice when you can do that but with the right atmosphere you can enjoy many staycations too. Since Mom isn't one that likes to travel and I am here taking care of her for as long as need be I am turning our backyard into a oasis of staycations for summertime. While I love to travel. ...
The fountain of flowers Beauty in the rain Sitting on top of the world Going green A message for this fast paced world
Jon shared a VERY personal story with all of us. Stop over and uplift Jon on this difficult day. One thing I have learned here at AR is how we support one another. Sending uplifting thoughts and hugs of friendship. Today I am feeling a little melancholy, with what would have been the 21st Birthd...
Bicycling thru the garden of life A real gardeners challenge Surrounded by beauty A dancer's tree A bridge among the beauty