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      Stories of travel, nature and family.

      Late Summer Family Sunset Session

      September 25, 2019
      Personal

         

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      Dragonflies & Lillies at the Missouri Botanical Garden

      September 15, 2019
      Nature

      If you have visited my site before, you'll know that I frequent the Missouri Botanical Garden. During Labor Day weekend the Botanical Garden hosts...

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      2019 Orchid Show – Missouri Botanical Gardens

      August 13, 2019
      Events

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      Dogwood Canyon Nature Preserve

      June 3, 2019
      Nature

      Table Rock Lake and the Cottages at Fair Haven Cove As part of our combined birthday celebration this year, we decided to retreat to Southern Missour...

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      Lifestyle Newborn – Introducing Baylor Mae

      May 27, 2019
      Children

      What a whirlwind this entire year has been. I cannot believe it is almost June! Sweet Baylor was born two months ago, and I am finally writing about i...

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      The Climatron Conservatory at the Botanical Gardens

      May 6, 2019
      Nature

      A prominent feature of the garden, the Climatron Conservatory at the Missouri Botanical Gardens is the world's first geodesic, air-conditioned conserv...

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      The Flowering Cherries of The Botanical Gardens

      April 30, 2019
      Nature

      The Missouri Botanical Garden cherry trees are in full bloom! Be sure to visit the Japanese Garden before the blossoms wilt away. Learn more about the...

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      Missouri Botanical Garden New Member Tour

      April 21, 2019
      Events

      As a birthday gift to myself this year, I purchased an annual membership to the Missouri Botanical Gardens. To thank new members for joining the garde...

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      J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

      January 21, 2019
      Nature

      Despite having visited Sanibel Island more times than any other out-of-state destination, I had never toured the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge...

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      Sanibel in December, 2018

      January 13, 2019
      Nature

      Arrival We were thrilled to once again visit Sanibel Island after the holidays to ring in the New Year. After a grueling and mostly sleepless twent...

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