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Rainbows and Showers

Monday, August 14th, 2017 in Colorado
Rainbows and Showers
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The Bridges of Madison County
The Bridges of Madison County
I’m sure I never would have thought of going to Madison County had I not seen the movie The Bridges of Madison County. But ever since I saw the movie I’ve been wanting to visit the corn-blanketed hills of central Iowa to see the covered bridges described in the story.
Mitchell Park Conservatory
Mitchell Park Conservatory
January is getting to me. I made it through most of the month without complaining about the weather, but I can take it no more. I am finally and officially sick of winter. It’s cold, its grey, and I’ve had enough.
South Bank London
South Bank London
Today, for the first time since I arrived in the UK a dozen days ago, the clouds parted and slivers of blue sky peaked through. It was a welcome change from the endless layer of thick grey clouds that have otherwise prevailed. Then it went dark.