Tag Archives: Pittsburgh

Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair

When Gautier Capucon played with the Berlin Philharmonic, he invited the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic to join him for his encore. The Song of the Birds was incredible with the sonic texture of all the cellists. What would … Continue reading

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Just Ducky 5k

Pittsburgh is the latest city to have a visit from the giant Rubber Duck art installation from artist Florentijn Hofman. I went to visit the duck.  I took the steps next to the Roberto Clemente Bridge down to the trail next … Continue reading

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A Day in Pittsburgh – Heinz Hall

Leaving PPG Wintergarden, I made my way over to Heinz Hall. The garden adjacent to the building still had roses blooming. In December, it is very unusual to see such a flash of color. This is the sixth street entrance to … Continue reading

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PPG Santas

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The PPG Wintergarden has a display of Santas from around the world. Each has a life-sized figure, a painting, and a book describing the tradition.

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A Day in Pittsburgh – Part 2

Leaving Point State Park, I saw the Post-Gazette building and the United Steelworkers building. I passed the Highmark building. And I saw the giant Christmas tree on the Hornes Building. I remember seeing it as a young child and wondering … Continue reading

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A Day in Pittsburgh – Part 1

Sunday, December 9th, I spent the day in Pittsburgh. I hitched a ride with my brother-in-law and family who were going to the Steelers’ Game. We got up very early and parked at Rivers Casino. After a very filling brunch … Continue reading

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