Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

Sep
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  • Boxwood Garden Photo, Missouri Botanical Garden, posted 2012-09-06

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    As the seasons progress, the scenery at the Botanical Garden constantly changes.  Different plants come into bloom, old plants drop their blossoms, trees bear fruit, and new annuals sprout and grow.  All between spring and autumn when many of the plants go into hibernation for the winter.  The panorama above shows the Boxwood Garden are in the spring.  The boxwoods form an intricate geometric design with concrete paths throughout.  Between the boxwoods are empty beds, tilled and fertilized waiting for […]

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Sep
6
  • Hot Air Balloon Photo, Locomotive, posted 2012-09-06

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    All Aboard!!! – A photo from a few years ago at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta that combines two of my favorite things – railroads and hot air balloons. This hot air balloon from Europe takes on the shape of the steam engine that pulled the Orient Express, complete with the large red wheels that were typical of European steam.  The balloon itself is about the size of three standard balloons side by side.  As a result, for the balloon […]

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