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A beautiful coffeehouse opened in our neighborhood.

It is part of a new apartment complex on the waterfront. The name is Coffee'd, which is a chain, but the coffee is good.

The space is wonderful...bright, airy and inviting. Quite large, two seating areas (one higher) and no food service yet, but that's coming. I hope they can make it business-wise.





http://i204.photobucket.com/al.../P09-26-16_11.57.jpg

http://i204.photobucket.com/al.../P09-26-16_11.57.jpg


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Happy 219th birthday to the USS Constitution. She's in dry dock for repairs.









I was interested to learn about how dry docks work. They are a lot like locks.


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Thanks for the frigate pictures, RF. I'm glad to see the old girl being kept alive for future generations.

When I was a boy, my family traveled as far as Boston on a vacation. I remember seeing the masts of Old Ironsides from a distance, but my father grew so frustrated with trying to maneuver the streets of Boston that we drove away without ever making it shipside.

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"One half of me is a hopeless romantic, the other half is so damn realistic."
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Oh that's too bad. I think you would really enjoy a visit.


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Posts: 8337 | Location: Massachusetts | Registered: 11 July 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I sometimes run to the back entrance of the local cemetery....a lovely place..

I am still exploring the grounds and spied an unusual marker..on my way there..I found..


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A strange place for a fancy birdhouse -- a busy urban intersection. A project of the Boy Scouts?


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No picture, as I was driving. But a big bird of prey came down and grabbed a good-sized squirrel and then flew very low directly over the highway. I could see the squirrel's face as they went by.


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Originally posted by jon-nyc:
No picture, as I was driving. But a big bird of prey came down and grabbed a good-sized squirrel and then flew very low directly over the highway. I could see the squirrel's face as they went by.


Did it look something like this?


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A visit with Bernard Smiler


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Posts: 11210 | Location: Massachusetts | Registered: 22 April 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Two-and-a-half miles to the end of my road, just a bit down to the right. Mt. Moosilauke. It stands at the southwestern edge of the White Mountains.



(I pasted the location from my FB page, so if you can't see it, let me know.)


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That's beautiful country, Bernard.

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The birdhouse I posted a few entries upthread has found a new home...at a neighbor's house up the street from me. As you can see, he is fond of woodworking, judging from his own handiwork (he also built his kids a treehouse out back). I've been told he's also a bicyclist and pianist, like moi, so we ought to get to know each other.


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Look who came to visit today!!


Peggy and I have been friends for almost 15 years. This is the first time we have met in person!

Thanks to the forums for bringing such wonderful people into my life. Yes


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Great photo! Glad you two got together!


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That's so cool, BL!


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