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My 50th State Park

I have been slowly visiting all the State Parks and Historic Sites in Missouri.  There are a total of 52 State Parks and 35 Historic Sites. In one weekend I managed to visit 11. During this trip, my favorite locations were the Battle of Island Mound and Watkins Glen Historic Site.

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Squaw Creek Wetlands

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Bottle Brush

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Around the lake at Wallace State Park

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Watkins Mill House

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The homestead

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At the factory

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Weston Bend looking into Kansas

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Along the trail at Crowder S.P.

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Small town america

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The town is named after the librarian

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Western Missouri Prairies

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at the Battle of Island Mound

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Robert Ford killed Jesse James here

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The Confederate soldiers prayed here

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from the church

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Battle of Lexington

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Lexington

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June Flowers 

A week of flowers from my evening walk…


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Beauty and Fitness 

I took these photos while doing my daily walk for health.  Finding interesting material for my art projects is keeping me more fit. 

   
The thistle provided a few interesting shots. 

      

Speaking of art…

    

My favorite exhibits at the Laumeier Sculpture Park…

          

A living museum in Faust Park.

 

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Is There Anybody Out There?

I decided to go out to the woods to see what was waiting for me today. Sometimes in my hectic life, I forget that other living organisms exist. It only took about five steps into the forest before I stumbled on to my old friends.

Any Colour You Like:

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Fungus (Three Different Ones)

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Hey You

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Outside the Wall(s):

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A Great Blue Heron is taking off in the background…
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Lost For Words:

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Fat Old Sun

Fat Old Sun

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Fiddlehead

Fiddlehead

This delicate plant will grow up to be a fern.
Hawn State Park, Missouri

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April 24, 2013 · 10:21 pm