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Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park — part 3 of 3 — inside gardens

Please note:  I've changed the settings with this group of photos, where you can click the image link below each one and open it full size in a new window. There are different climate gardens at Meijer Gardens.  The arid garden has many types of cacti and other desert plants.  This one caught my eye… Continue reading Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park — part 3 of 3 — inside gardens

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Carnival

When one goes to the carnival, they envision spending a few hours, or perhaps a day, enjoying the wondrous rides, food, and other attractions.  The Word of the Day fit right in with a book I recently borrowed from the local library,  Midwest Marvels: roadside attractions across Iowa, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wisconsin Thinking about… Continue reading Carnival

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Dahlias!

I've been going to Meijer Gardens since it was first created many moons ago in Grand Rapids, MI.  It continues to grow and has sculpture all over the place, both inside and out on the grounds.  Recently Ai WeiWei had an exhibit there, and he left behind a permanent installation called Iron Tree.  I fell… Continue reading Dahlias!