April 2017

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Maybe Monday, maybe not, in the countryside outside Bucharest, Romania.

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Here in the Puget Sound Lowlands, it's hyacinth season down the alley.

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A common gallinule, at the edge of a water hazard on a Florida golf course.

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Suspendu, says the caption. In Napoli.

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The sun sets on the other side of the International Date Line, in Teneriffe, a riverside suburb of Brisbane, Australia. Or so they say; this post is yet another in a long irregular series spouting off about places we've never seen and about which we know next to nothing.

But we persist.

In the early twentieth century, Teneriffe was the wool-export center of the universe, with warehouses that could store tens of thousands of bales of Australia's wool. During World War II, the country's largest submarine base was located here. But in recent years, shipping has moved to container facilities at the mouth of the Brisbane River, and Teneriffe has assumed more of a residential character.

Mom

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The caption for this submission to MyParentsWereAwesome is "Gail."

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That's what they call this roller coaster in Yokohama, Japan.

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Two apartment towers in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Above, City Tower; below, a building in the Skarpoš district.