Category Archives: Landmarks

Trying to Gear Up for Spain


Sorry for the hiatus, ladies and gentlemen, but furrylittlegnome has been busy as of late. If she isn’t wining and dining with fellow gnomes, she is trying to stick with her New Year’s resolution of cranking out one needlepoint project … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the “Storm”


The temperature and wind chill was below zero for some this morning, but that took second billing of what is to come.  America’s Northeast is gearing up for another “weather event” – Winter Storm Pax.    Depending on one’s location, some will see rain … Continue reading

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Where in the World…


Sorry for the absence, friends, but furrylittlegnome has been busy. In between work, appointments, play and needlepointing her little hands away, she has been thinking about this year’s foreign adventure. Will gnome return to England and revisit The Tower of … Continue reading

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The Temple of Dendur


A couple of weeks ago, furrylittlegnome made the trek to “The Big Apple” for culture, holiday decoration displays and for some much needed shopping.  Her first stop was to 5th and 82nd.  The destination?   The Metropolitan Museum of Art. … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree


One of the best things about the month of December is not the beginning of the winter season or furrylittlegnome’s birthday but the smell of Christmas trees!  Originating in Germany in the sixteenth century, the tradition of a Christmas tree … Continue reading

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An Illuminating Sunday Drive


A tad under two hours west of Boston sits South Deerfield, Massachusetts. A small, quaint New England town, it is home to one of New England’s most popular destinations: Yankee Candle. With over 19,000 retailers in the United States, Yankee … Continue reading

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Something to See in Maine


About five miles southeast of Portland, Maine is the small town of Cape Elizabeth. Located on the Northern New England coastline, the major tourist attraction here is the Portland Head Light, located on Fort Williams Park. Today, the lighthouse is eighty … Continue reading

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