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Lighthouses and August

By on August 7
Marblehead Lighthouse Ohio EclecticEvelyn.com
It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning of the first Federal lighthouse, Congress passed a resolution which designated August 7, 1989 as National Lighthouse Day. Lighthouse Foundation

August the 7th is National Lighthouse Day.  In celebration, I wanted to share some of the many lighthouses, I have seen on my travels.  I love lighthouses and have always sought them.  To me each on is like a wonderful old book with a story to tell.

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10 of My Favorite WV Pics

By on July 26
10 of My Favorite WV Pics EclecticEvelyn.com

I love instagram.  If you’re not following me you really should. I share everything from dogs and cats to crochet and sunsets.  I love taking photos and when my phone is working right I share them on instagram.  Here are 10 of my favorite pictures of West Virginia I have found on instagram this month.

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Mindfield An Overheard Conversation

By on June 28
MIndfield An Overheard Conversation EclecticEvelyn.com

Tucked behind a motel and a barber shop in Brownsville, Tennessee, there is a conversation going on.  It’s a conversation Billy Tripp is having with himself  but the world is welcome to stand witness and listen.  In the Spring of 2014, I overheard this conversation on a trip I took through the deep south.  I heard it on my way back to Nashville from Memphis. I heard it loud and clear so I stopped and listened well into the evening.  It was one of the most amazing conversations I have ever had the pleasure of overhearing.  As the sun began to set it became even more captivating.

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#ThursdayDoors – A Door Worth Saving

By on June 4
#ThursdayDoors A Door Worth Saving EclecticEvelyn.com

I came across this house while traveling through Ohio on my way to Detroit. I’m not sure of the exact location, probably somewhere along Route 23. What captured my attention was the door. The house was entirely gutted for restoration and the only thing left intact was the door. The owners of this house saw the strength and beauty in this door and choose to save it instead of heaping it on the discard pile with the windows. I decided that such a door needed to be remembered so I snapped a picture.

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