UNITED STATES

ARIZONA

p.phpLast of the contiguous states to be admitted to the union, February 14, 1912, Arizona is one of the four corner states, along with Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

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CALIFORNIA

SONY DSCOn the Vernal Equinox of 2010, March 21, I rented a car and took a day off from the tennis at Indian Wells to visit this amazing park. Anza-Borrego is the largest park in the California system, 600,000 acres

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COLORADO

p.phpColorado encompasses most of the southern Rocky Mountains.The four states of Colorado, New MexicoUtah, and Arizona meet at one common point known as the Four Corners, the heart of the Southwest. Colorado is noted for its vivid landscape. It became a state on August 1, 1876, the centennial year of the US.

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FLORIDA

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, one of the world’s premier botanic gardens had an outdoor sculpture exhibition headlined by world renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly, who will made an unprecedented return to Fairchild with a new and expanded installation of his colorful blown glass art.

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MASSACHUSETTS

DSC01627One of the original thirteen colonies, Massachusetts is an historic place as well as a center of health care and education in the US.

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NEW MEXICO

p.phpNew Mexico is my home state and what a wonderful place it is. Our state capitol, Santa Fe, is the highest in the country, 7,000′ (2,133 m). Santa Fe has distinct cultural influences with the Indians, the Hispanics and the Anglos. The physical beauty and interesting cultures have always been a magnet for artists, photographers and writers.  I am blessed to have been raised there.

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NEW YORK

new-york-ny-the-gates-2005You may not think of New York City as the place for a wondrous once-upon-a-time story. Surely not in the dead of the chill, grim winter of 2005. Yet this story will be told for years, perhaps decades. It is the tale launched by two brilliant artists, Christo and Jean-Claude, who chose Central Park as the gallery, winding for 23 miles, and revealing a unique public show of their dazzling work — “THE GATES.”   VIEW GALLERIES

PENNSYLVANIA

DSC08680We have spent time in Philadelphia for many years supporting the fund raising efforts of the Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis Center there…. It has given us the opportunity to see the wonderful museums and historic buildings there….

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