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Dothan Hails the Peanut

Peanut Plant

Tweet The National Peanut Festival is a typical American fair held every year in Dothan, Alabama similar to countless number of others all over the United States. Or, is it? Dothan, Alabama is for me a town deeply rooted in nostalgia. This is the place where my parents and I stayed at when my brother Don, got his wings and became a U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter pilot at nearby Fort Rucker. Back then we were all very proud of him, especially since he was almost the youngest in his class (someone beat him by a year and a half). It’s … Click to Read & View Photos

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Solace at the Hawaii Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival

Tweet Memorial Day (the last Monday in May) is celebrated in the United States mostly with lots of friends and a willing bar-b-que grill. Meat is cooked all day, cold beer is always served, and a dessert made with fruit often makes an appearance. This is a day most Americans have a break from work and school to celebrate the unofficial start of the summer season. But to some few, including myself, we celebrate Memorial Day the way it was intended – honoring fallen military service members of the United States. This holiday for me will never again be just … Click to Read & View Photos

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“Skagit Valley Tulip Festival”

(WASHINGTON) "Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Remembered" - Yearly festival in Washington state with vibrant gardens in the countryside.

Tweet Once a year in the spring, rows of different colored tulips stick out amongst the brown and green surroundings.  Visiting these flowers are not always favorable, as the conditions are often rainy and the ground are sometimes muddy.  But photo gurus delight, as most  shot in every kind of light seem to turn out without fail. Experience the start of spring through these beautiful and colorful flowers. “Skagit Valley Tulip Festival”

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