Showing posts from July, 2010

Wordless Wednesday#6: More Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair, Part II

Last week, I posted some photos from the Iris Presby Memorial Gardens in Montclair. Here are some more!

This Is My Life

Cartoon by Dave Walker . Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your blog at We Blog Cartoons .

Wordless Wednesday #5: Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair, Part 1

The Iris Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair, New Jersey is possibly the largest and most diverse iris garden in the world. Every May and June thousands of lovely irises bloom.

Fun Summer Songs

"Summertime Blues" - by Eddie Cochran -- rock and roll will never die!

Wordless Wednesday #4 -- Abandoned Trains in New York State

Mark and I went on a trip to Cooperstown, New York in July 2009 to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame. As we drove around the beautiful New York State countryside, we discovered these abandoned trains somewhere around the little hamlet of Maryland, New York.

Wordless Wednesday #3 -- Cherry Blossoms, Newark, NJ, April 2010

Branch Brook Park in Newark, New Jersey, hosts the largest cherry blossom festival in the United States every April (yes, even bigger than Washington, D.C).

I Have a Dream!

Let's all celebrate America's birthday by watching Martin Luther King, Jr.'s magnificent speech, certainly one of the greatest speeches ever given by an American.  Now if only Abe Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was also available on YouTube . . .I cry every time I see this, because I am so moved.