Tag Archives: Enchantment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Chanticleer’s Hidden Secrets, ESCAPE (4)

All good things have to come to an end, and so does our visit to Chanticleer, the glorious gardens of the former Adolph Rosengarten Sr. estate (his firm eventually became part of Merck Pharmaceuticals). In previous posts we entered the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ESCAPE (1)

Let’s lead off with a classic idyllic escape — To a pleasure garden, a place where all is beautiful and peaceful and serene, where nature (suitably manicured and landscaped and cosseted) smiles and beckons: Come away! Rest here, and restore … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wonder, 2

More mysterious light, painting a stripe through the woods at Look Park: As far as I’m concerned, from the first time I drove through the gates, Look Park was a place of magic, wonder, and enchantment! But lately it seems … Continue reading

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