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Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Moon over the Courtyard   2 comments

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Moon over Autumn Leaves

Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard [1]   Leave a comment

This courtyard is a wonderfully tranquil and serence place:

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Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard

For more about this president and the library and museum honouring his life and achievements check here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 13 [Independence/MO – Beatrice/NE]

 

The Truman House in Autumn   Leave a comment

It’s been close to one year now that we were there [see here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 12 [Hermann/MO – Independence/MO]]:

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The Truman House, Independence/MO, with Autumn Colours

Roosters of Luckenbach   2 comments

It was surely made famous by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson in „Luckenbach Texas / Back to the Basics of Love„, but what would Luckenbach/TX be without it’s roosters? The tourists come and go, the bands change, but the roosters stay!

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Rooster(s) of Luckenbach

Here’s the link to a picture I took there years ago: Texas Still Life – Rooster, Longhorn Skull, and Truck in Luckenbach/TX

Veröffentlicht Mittwoch, Juli 5, 2017 von Pit in Cities & Towns, Luckenbach/TX

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The Old and the (Very) Modern – Side by Side   2 comments

Yesterday in nearby Comfort/TX I saw this modern Tesla being charged in front of the 1880 Faust Hotel:

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Tesla Being Charged

To me it looked as if this charging-station was provided by the hotel. That would be some service, wouldn’t it?

Veröffentlicht Montag, Juni 5, 2017 von Pit in Cities & Towns, Comfort/TX, Comfort/TX, electrically powered cars, technology

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Angel   11 comments

She’s long gone from us – or from our cousin in Denver, rather – but we still remember her fondly:

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Angel – Intently Watching the Winter Landscape at Clear Creek, Denver/CO

Veröffentlicht Donnerstag, Mai 25, 2017 von Pit in Denver/CO, domestizierte, Hunde, Jahreszeiten, Tierleben, Winter

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The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle …   Leave a comment

… can be found in Collinsville/Illinois:

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The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle

For more about this roadside sight, check out „RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 9 [St. Louis/MO to Hermann/MO]“ in my blog „Pit’s Fritztown News„.

Two Symbols of Unity   2 comments

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US Flag Framed by the Gateway Arch, St. Louis/Missouri

St. Louis/MO – The Old Courthouse Mirrored [Take Two]   11 comments

Here’s another picture of how the Old Courthouse in St. Louis/MO is mirrored in the glass facade of the adjacent building:

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The Old Courthouse Mirrored in the Facade of the UMB Bank

More about the (importance in history) of the Old Courthouse in St. Louis/MO here, in my acount of day 8 of our „RailTrailsRoadTrip“ last year in October.

St. Louis/MO – The Old Courthouse Mirrored   4 comments

Old and new – especially with the old mirrored in the new – present a very interesting contrast in St. Louis/Missouri:

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The Old Courthouse Mirrored in the Facade of the UMB Bank

More about the (importance in history) of the Old Courthouse in St. Louis/MO here, in my acount of day 8 of our „RailTrailsRoadTrip“ last year in October.

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