Monthly Archives: August 2010

Take the Piano Stairs in Stockholm Sweden…!

Just had to post this. What fun! A sneaky way to get people to take the stairs instead of the escalator. Watch this YouTube Video… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lXh2n0aPyw How often do you see people jumping up and down on the stairs in an … Continue reading

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VaughanTown (in Valdelavilla, Spain) continued…

I’m starting to get excited…only a few more weeks! If you didn’t read my previous post on VaughanTown, read it before you read this. It will make more sense. You can use the search function to find it under VaughanTown.  The big … Continue reading

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Cedar Point Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Millennium Force rollercoaster

Can you believe it has been 10 YEARS already…OMG! This is my favorite rollercoaster on the planet…maybe the galaxy…! Tomorrow, August 21, 2010…Cedar Point is celebrating their most expensive rollercoaster endeavor ever…$25 million dollars in 2000 for the fastest…93 miles per hour…tallest…310 … Continue reading

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The Hot Dog Stand – Grand Blanc, Michigan

OK, this is the last post for Grand Blanc for a while. I couldn’t leave this subject without talking about The Hot Dog Stand… This must-go place is located on Saginaw Street in Grand Blanc and has been there since it … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market in Grand Blanc, Michigan…

Grand Blanc is a small mostly upscale suburb of Flint, Michigan. Flint is having its troubles after a history of being at the top of the automotive world…it is now trying to reinvent itself and stop the flow of young … Continue reading

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Grand Blanc Art Show

A small art show, for a small town off the beaten path…but a good collection of art put on by the Grand Blanc Arts Council. This year there were only about 50 artists, more in recent years, but it was … Continue reading

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Glasswing or Tranparent Butterfly

Just had to share this butterfly with everyone. If you have seen one, you are lucky to live in the Central America and Mexico regions that have this beautiful variety. I was inspired to look at butterflies from a visit … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh – The Strip

No, this is not a (strip) poker haven, but an eclectic farmer’s market warehouse area meets funky shops, food and music… This area, starting in 1814 was the industrial hub of Pittsburgh…and of the world, especially when names like Carnegie, Westinghouse and Alcoa built … Continue reading

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Pamela’s of Pittsburgh is phenomenal…!

If you are going to Pittsburgh…and if you like breakfast…who doesn’t…you absolutely positively must go to Pamela’s. The best location is in the Strip district…on Saturday morning…before you hit the streets for their fun and crazy farmer’s market. See that table … Continue reading

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Stan Hywet Gardens – Just off the highway in Akron, Ohio

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens was the former home of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company founder F. A. Seiberling and his family. No, there is no Stan Hywet, in fact, the name means “stone quarry” in old English…named after the nearby sandstone … Continue reading

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