Gourds gourds everywhere.

Colorful, plentiful, decorative, and some edible.

Pumpkin pie is an example! ;-)

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Beautiful architecture on the side of this building.

Now, I know there are people that can play two flutes at once.

The real trick would be to be able to play three! ;-)

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Is looks like a cigarette but it has red and blue wires hanging out the front of it.

So is it a smoke or a ticking time bomb?

Or maybe she’s just trying to look cool.

Nope~Kaboom! ;-)

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In case of emergency…

Break glass and eat chocolate.

Always keep a large Hershey’s Chocolate around just in case! ;-)

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Wheaton Arts Festival 2021

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Please see my new article in The Times of Israel called “Unstoppable Fear Meets Immovable Humiliation.”

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is really about fear vs. humiliation. The Jews are fearful of the Palestinians and the Palestinians feel humiliated by the Jews. The Jewish people collectively suffer post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders after millennia of persecution culminating in the Holocaust and multiple Wars in Israel against far greater Arab forces. Further, this has been perpetuated by decades of terrorism and Intifadas that have left the Jews feeling vulnerable in their own land of Israel. The net effect of this Jewish history and…


Anyone trying to jump this fence had better watch their feet.

Spikes, ouch!

Luckily, I don’t think they’re sharp.

But they could be. ;-)

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On the ramp into the garage is a cute wall mural of a car.

With the wires, it’s look like a plug-in electric vehicle.

Go ahead, drive it on down.

Good luck finding a spot.

Take a ticket and stop to pay at the machine before you head out.

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A bull with large horns, a nose ring, and a pearl necklace.

How gorgeous honey, simply gorgeous! ;-)

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Is the lady in the center going to be the first female president or who will it be?

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Andrew (Avraham) Blumenthal

Andy Blumenthal is a dynamic, award-winning leader with 30 years of experience delivering results across the public and private sectors. Views are his alone.

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