Once of the things that Texas is known for is the elaborately built County Courthouses. My hometown has one of the most iconic courthouses in the state. This is top of the Wise County Courthouse in Decatur, Texas. It is the masterpiece in the town square with the roadway and parking spaces separating it from 4 sides of shops & eateries. With architectural similarities to a castle, it is the fourth courthouse built in Decatur and was completed in 1896. The exterior is made of pink granite with the interior made of Vermont marble and total building cost was $110,000 which was considered quite excessive in those days. The clock and bell were commissioned upon completion at a cost of $1340.00. You can hear the ringing on the hour for miles. The complete building debt for this courthouse was paid off in 1945.
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Thoughts, Dreams and Ramblings of a Woman over 50
I discover, motivate and rejuvenate here !!
little ideas big pictures
Do photos convey any philosophy?
Not just live and let live, but live and help live
Lets Go Nuts Together
Capturing the beauty of God's creation through the lens of a camera
poetry and short stories
Mary K. Eastman ~ Mary Kay Diffin
joy, happiness, travel, adventure, gratitude
My Own Paradise: Life on Seven and a Half Acres
A somewhat healthy obsession with photography
Non Desistas. Non Exieris.
photography and life
where all emotions are cared for!
Refugees welcome - Flüchtlinge willkommen I am teaching German to refugees. Ich unterrichte geflüchtete Menschen in der deutschen Sprache. I am writing this blog in English and German because my friends speak English and German. Ich schreibe auf Deutsch und Englisch, weil meine Freunde Deutsch und Englisch sprechen.
Life with my camera
age is just a (biggish) number
Looking ahead, without looking back (too often)
Curiosity run amok . . .
Smile;) Its daisy
The camera gave me an incredible freedom. It gave me the ability to parade through the world and look at people and things very, very closely. Carrie Mae Weems
ACTION Speaks LOUDER Than WORDS
My world of nostalgia and happiness