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June 2015

The agave plant is of the lily family
Mexico

Jalisco, Mexico

Let’s start with a bit of history; Mexico has 31 states set up much like their US counterparts. Many people recognize Mexico City, Acapulco, Cancun and Cabo San Lucas. But I had to check my map when I was invited…

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Europe, Paris

Love Locks Coming Down

The Pont des Arts (Lovers Bridge), located in Paris, France, is collapsing under the weight of the padlocks attached to the bridge. Lovers from around the world have professed their love on this pedestrian only bridge which spans the River…

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China

Vanishing Calligraphy in Xi’An

During a trip to Xi’An, China, each day I visited a park inside the city walls. Each day Pang Zong Shi was there with his broom-stick style brush and bucket of water. He would write his philosophy on the cement…

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Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Blues Festival

If you love the Blues, put Chicago on your travel plans for June 12-15. The 32nd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, the largest Blues Festival in the world, is one of the diamonds of Chicago events. The Festival takes place in…

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