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Thanksgiving 2018/Phipps

We went to Pittsburgh to see Doug’s family at Thanksgiving, and also to celebrate Elena’s 1st birthday again… on her actual first birthday! (She was born on Thanksgiving itself in 2017, but her first birthday was on “Black Friday.” We went to Phipps Conservatory, since we hadn’t been there in a while. They were all decorated for Christmas. These are … Continue Reading →


Phipps Conservatory at Christmas

Actually we were there over Thanksgiving, but they were all decorated for Christmas. Here’s a corpse flower – yep, it has a phase of life where it looks like a tree! It’s no Jurassic Park like last year, but the volcano is still there! My niece Talia and I: A “snowman” wedding! Here’s the ring bearer: The bride: The groom … Continue Reading →


Flying Over Pittsburgh

  • By M@ggie
  • May 18, 2014
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Our nephew Gary just recently finished his course on becoming a certified flight instructor in Florida and has been working at Allegheny County airport in Pittsburgh, teaching flying. When we were there for Easter, I wanted him to take us up, because we’d never flown with him before. He got permission from his boss to take a plane up after … Continue Reading →


Phipps Conservatory

When we were in Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving, we did our usual visit to Phipps Conservatory. They had a nice little glass exhibit going. Lots of natural forms and shapes integrated with the real flowers. Here are a bunch of photos.



Phipps Conservatory, part 1

Here are a few highlights from my Easter trip to Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh:


Pittsburgh and Phipps

Over Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh, we went to Phipps, one of my favorite places. I decided to give my new iPhone camera a workout and see how it did. I ended up not using my other camera at all! First for lunch, we went here: Yummy German food!





Phipps, Easter 2011, Part 1

I realized I never posted my Phipps pics from last month!


Phipps Conservatory

Over Thanksgiving I went to my favorite place, Phipps Conservatory, in Pittsburgh!