thepapertyger Purple thistle and bee in the garden of @danburymuseum this afternoon. 1w

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thepapertyger It's a hot one in New England today. 2w

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thepapertyger Pretty lavender hosta flowers, a #bitofbeauty for a summer Sunday. #13happySundays 3w

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thepapertyger Difficulty seems to be rather an understatement here. Imagining what these horses/soldiers must have witnessed. (Photo by International Film Service, Inc.) #wwi #amwriting 1mon

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thepapertyger Happiness is a day spent with my WWI boys...#amwriting 1mon

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thepapertyger Perfect day for a stroll at Lasdon Park Arboretum in Katonah. #westchester #ny #dayofframbles #summah 1mon

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thepapertyger From the 1892 Danbury and Norwalk Street and Business directory. The fonts used within are wonderfully exuberant--especially for advertising items such as adjustable carriage poles. It's the announcement "circulation gratuitous" that had us all giggling. 1mon

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thepapertyger (Pine Island is a scant 15 miles from where I grew up in Minnesota, so this resonates strongly.) #Repost @parisreview.
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James Wright, “Lying in a Hammock at a Friend’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota,” published in The Paris Review no. 26 (Summer-Fall 1961). #poetry #jameswright #parisreview
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thepapertyger The stately façade of the Bethel Public Library. #bethel #connecticut #summer #waterlogue #newengland #architecture 1mon

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thepapertyger Right behind peonies and lilacs, I adore hydrangeas. #connecticutgram #hydrangeas #summer 1mon
  •   jenmontfort We are flower soul mates. 1mon
  •   thepapertyger @jenmontfort lol! Separated by the "Great Raisin Debate of 14;" reunited by hydrangeas. 1mon
  •   jenmontfort OMG I learned this weekend that there is such a thing as raisin PIE. Even I can't get behind that. 1mon
  •   thepapertyger @jenmontfort why you even *want* raisin pie?!? Who thought that was a good idea?! 1mon
  •   jenmontfort The Amish, apparently. True story. It's also called funeral pie; raisins were always reliable when other pie stuffs were out of season. The more you know. 1mon
  •   thepapertyger @jenmontfort who knew?! 1mon

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thepapertyger And no visit to Bethel is complete w/o stopping to see PT Barnum (by area artist, David Gesualdi.) Barnum was born here in Bethel in 1810. #hiscircushismonkeys #circushumor #bethel #connecticut #history #circus 1mon

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thepapertyger One of the smaller versions of this work, Equestrian Lincoln, stands outside the Bethel, CT, public library. By Anna Hyatt Huntington, it depicts our 16th president reading while his horse picks at the grass. Read more about the original here... https://blogs.cul.columbia.edu/outdoorsculpture/2014/03/06/anna-hyatt-huntington-and-equestrian-lincoln/ #connecticut #bethel #equestrian #reading #Lincoln #newengland 1mon

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thepapertyger My dad and my grandfather (early 1950s) on a happy day...making this another of my #13HappySundays. Happy Father's Day! 1mon

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