The Monastery at Solstice
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The Monastery at Solstice

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Тэги: park, house, barn, horses, solstice

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One of the oldest houses in Philadelphia is The Monastery, on Kitchens Lane in Wissahickon park.  The adjacent barn has been an equestrian center for almost as long.  This is my Summer Solstice pano for 2014.

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A: Shades of Green

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B: Wall Repairs in Monoshone Creek

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C: Henry Avenue Bridge with Net

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D: Abandoned Building - Manayunk, PA

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E: Blossoms All around

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Another springtime flowering tree pano.  This one comes close to my ideal of a sphere filled with blo...

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F: Sphere of Blossoms

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G: Inside a Kwanzan Cherry

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H: Matthew Long Renovations

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I: Beech Down

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My neighbor's second big old beech tree finally succombed to the blight and had to be cut down.

Beech Down

J: Memorial Day 2013

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