Tag Archives: RI

Throwback Thursday: Sacred Places


In the spirit (hehe) of exploring religious museums and sacred places, below are just a few examples I have visited during travels in years past. Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola in Campo Marzio (Rome, Italy) In summer 2015, one of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Newport Mansions Parts 3 and 4


This will count as the Photos of the Day for November 20 and 21, since I just missed posting this on November 20… There are two other mansions we visited in Newport. Here are photos of The Elms: And here … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Newport Mansions Part 2


Green Animals Topiary Garden is actually in Portsmouth, the town where my mother is actually from. This house is a little smaller than the grandest mansions, with a whimsical theme to its grounds as the main draw.

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Photo of the Day: Newport Mansions Part 1


Newport, Rhode Island is famous for its mansions (the “summer cottages,” the second or third or fourth homes, of the wealthiest of the business tycoons). These are photos of the Breakers, the Vanderbilt gem where my mother used to work … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Cliff Walk


And here is one of my favorite photos from the trip to Newport, Rhode Island, of the view from Cliff Walk.

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