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Thursday Doors – Downtown Ames

During our recent visit to Ames, Iowa to visit my brother, Faith was on a mission to find a store that she remembered shopping in earlier this year. As we tried to figure out which cross street would give us … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Station Square

We all arrived in Pittsburgh on Friday night, for a Sunday church service and my mom’s funeral on Monday. That left us with some free time on Saturday. Faith and I drove to Station Square, the old Pittsburgh & Lake … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – St. Augustine Lighthouse

As I mentioned yesterday, a brief meeting in St. Augustine, bracketed by flights in and out of Daytona Beach, FL left me with little time for sightseeing. I did manage to collect a bunch of photos that I will share … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – The Building Museum

I mentioned this museum in an earlier blog post, but not an earlier Doors post. I’ll be the first to admit that the doors are unremarkable, as was the entire museum experience. Unlike a lot of Washington, D.C. museums, this … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Doorsumptions

Remember Sesame Street? “♫One of these things is not like the others.” Well, that’s how my doors research went this week. Two buildings that I have long thought belonged together, are completely different things. Different, but interesting. Once again, I … Continue reading

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ten slang slung plus one

Originally posted on itkindofgotawayfromyou:
clinger : a female dancing very close to her partner (1890) cossack : a policeman (1850s) pull the devil by the tail : to take a risk of ruin (ca. 1750) the devil’s guts : a…

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Thursday Doors – St Patrick’s Cathedral

St Patrick’s Cathedral and I have not had a great history when it comes to photos. The one time I was actually inside, I didn’t have a camera. That was back when Faith was a low-number teenager and it was … Continue reading

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