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by Roanoker
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017 Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Kentucky 2017 Part 2

I have a thing for grass. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4519/37993971905_92052d7882_c.jpg I never tire of the purple irises. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4518/24015688937_2300f31269_c.jpg Lavender isn’t bad, either. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4526/38880334741_c5ab85cce7_c.jpg This plant wants to...
by Roanoker
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017 Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Kentucky 2017 Part 2

Of course, the Creation Museum would be guarded by a dinosaur. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4561/23887779757_42f7895311_c.jpg Some bridges are sturdier than others. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4580/26976591209_85cb7fa560_c.jpg There were many “bouquets” like this one plopped all over. I selected ...
by Roanoker
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017 Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Re: Kentucky 2017 Part 2

Yeah, well, I liked this flower. And trellis. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4581/37945242864_aa4dbd4c22_c.jpg I may have lain on the ground to get this shot. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4516/37945242824_0b2d401197_c.jpg And then crawled closer. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4573/37945242694_7aafa0...
by Roanoker
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017 Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 184

Kentucky 2017 Part 2

Nice place to sit or view. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4583/24635280038_cd230baf26_c.jpg It has been my experience to see a goose in front of a line of babies followed by another parent. The latter is AWOL. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4583/38475452452_ea6286f71c_c.jpg More my speed. https://c1.s...
by Roanoker
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Kentucky 2017

Notice how the fruit-filled, ice ball hangs at just the right length. Not sure what this horse thing is. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4523/38407933712_061d84c3cd_c.jpg Aww. “See my pretty teeth?” https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4525/38383436726_3888c7cd22_c.jpg A face to love. https://c1.staticflickr...
by Roanoker
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Kentucky 2017

Sweet lady bug, doing her thing. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4560/24346821398_ab0ac816be_c.jpg These beautiful flowers presented themselves in a lovely arrangement. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4485/24346821288_846b63f156_c.jpg You can walk around and see all kinds of flowers, trees, and bushes. ...
by Roanoker
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Kentucky 2017

We’re still walking around the gardens at the Creation Museum. Flowers abound. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4447/37981370412_763b6e8281_c.jpg We found water here and there…among the flowers. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4458/24160479388_722efbdd48_c.jpg I took more than a few pictures of these yel...
by Roanoker
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Kentucky 2017

I wonder if this water lily feels lonely. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4507/37714091536_385bda43bf_c.jpg These guys at least have each other. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4444/37092413453_41115a6339_c.jpg I think I must have embarrassed these young men when I took their picture. Sorry about that. ...
by Roanoker
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Kentucky 2017

Thank you, Lofty. Whatever seems to work. It is now the third day (5/29/17), and we are visiting the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. I took a lot of pictures, but many of them were lost. So sad. These made it through. Our first stop was… https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4485/37356974940_d971c7...
by Roanoker
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Kentucky 2017

It is now the second day (5/28/17), and we have arrived at a family reunion, held in a gorgeous park with pavilion, near St. Louis, MO. Flowers come first. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4478/23626881978_cf2840d162_c.jpg Gorgeous surroundings. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4450/36809356993_fe3a672738...
by Roanoker
Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Kentucky 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Kentucky 2017

As you may have realized with pictures from previous trips, I name the overall group of pictures with the primary name of the destination. In this case, it is Kentucky. Of course, I take pictures all along the way. I’ll try to explain where we were at each point. Sometimes, I don’t really know. If p...
by Roanoker
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015 Part 2
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: Boonville 2015 Part 2

You are certainly welcome, ldai_phs. Thank you for looking and commenting. These are the last pictures from the Boonville trip on 10/20/15, which lasted for only one day. We are visiting the inside of a winery. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4425/37252837281_f1d849dddb_c.jpg My son is looking inside ...
by Roanoker
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015 Part 2
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Boonville 2015 Part 2

We just left the hotel. It’s right next to the big and wide Missouri River. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4422/36463629723_2827151874_c.jpg This must have been across the street. We’re on foot. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4425/36880533880_9eca0ef365_c.jpg You know me. Found flowers. These seem bej...
by Roanoker
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Boonville 2015

We have a few more pictures of the Frederick Hotel. As I said before, we were allowed to look at refurbished rooms in the Hotel Frederick. It appears that couples would have to take turns at the sink. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4387/36838952066_dd24264fe1_c.jpg A fellow tourist checks out the bed...
by Roanoker
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Boonville 2015

Thank you for your kind comments. My husband said my pictures weren't as good as actually being there. Hmm. He liked the architecture and overall pleasantness of the hotel. Maybe the next batch of pictures will be better.
by Roanoker
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Boonville 2015

We’re done with the Clydesdale ranch. We’re on our way to another location. From my bus window, I snapped this shot of what appears to be a government building. (I smart.) https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4368/36766180121_7aeef03610_c.jpg This is an old hotel, renovated and prepared for guests. https:/...
by Roanoker
Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Boonville 2015

Couldn’t get enough of Clydesdale mom and baby. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4370/36805388395_ef31179724_c.jpg The big horse loved to have his ears scratched. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4374/35970578464_c41c90d465_c.jpg These horses have really big faces. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4377/36805...
by Roanoker
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Eclipse
Replies: 46
Views: 2478

Re: Eclipse

My son drove all night to a small town in Kentucky after studying weather patterns all over the country. He insists on seeing the corona. Happy Eclipse, everyone!
by Roanoker
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Boonville 2015

Over the river and through the woods... https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4344/36512795361_c96bf7abdc_c.jpg When you visit the place where Budweiser’s Clydesdale horses are bred and raised, guess what you get to drink for free. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4411/36651095885_dd4abd6c53_c.jpg Who wants to...
by Roanoker
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Out of Town Talk
Topic: Boonville 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1199

Re: Boonville 2015

This one took more time than you would think. I put a small portion of the image in a 4:3 layer, reduced the size of the original picture and plopped it on top. Then I cut around each letter in the bottom layer and deleted the selection from the top layer. The result is just okay. https://c1.staticf...

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