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Bean Cloud Gate

Bean Cloud Gate
The “Bean” (Cloud Gate) sculpture in downtown Chicago, by Anish Kapoor, is one of the most beautiful and engaging contemporary sculptures in the world.
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Fallingwater House

Fallingwater House
Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1939 masterpiece of residential architecture in Bear Run Pennsylvania, is arguably the most important contemporary house in history.
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Bodie Ghost Town

Bodie Ghost Town
Bodie Ghost Town in the California Bodie Hills, east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, is the most extensive ghost town I have ever visited. It is spooky but very interesting.
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Old Iron Ore Dock

Old Iron Ore Dock
The Old Iron Ore Dock in Marquette is one of my favorite structures in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It was built as a gigantic, purely functional iron ore gravity feed dock on the waterfront in 1931. Decommissioned in 1971, it is now a hauntingly beautiful, symmetrical, cathedral-like edifice to the iron mining industry in that region.
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Tufas Mono Lake

Tufas Mono Lake
The Tufa towers in Mono Lake, California are amazing sculptural rock formations formed under water as calcium bubbled up through carbonate-rich lake water. They are now exposed as Mono Lake has been significantly drained for human uses.
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Bristlecone Pine

Bristlecone Pine
The ancient Bristlecone Pine is among the longest-lived life forms on our planet (4,000+years). It was magical to visit them in the White Mountains of California at the 11,000 ft. above sea level tree line.
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Turku & Buddy

Turku & Buddy
Turku and Buddy were our semi-tame wild tom turkeys, who would come right up to us for treats. Turku was healthy but Buddy caught a tumor causing virus called Lymphoproliferative disease. Eventually Buddy died in our yard and Turku soon after drifted away and did not return.
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