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S: ROGERS' FAMILY JANUARY THRU APRIL 2011

FC: 2011 JANUARY THRU APRIL | ROGERS' FAMILY EVENTS

1: THE FAMILY CELEBRATED THE INCOMING NEW YEAR AT RICK AND JANICE'S CONDO IN PALM COAST | TOASTING IN 2011 ! | **BOB**JILL**KEN**LORI**RICK**JANICE**MOM H.**

2: PHOTO CUP MADE BY LORI, SWEATERS, SLIPPERS & MORE | BOB'S CHRISTMAS

3: JILL'S BIRTHDAY DINNER AT DISNEY'S NARCCOOSSEE RESTAURANT

4: LITTLE BITS OF DISNEY

8: JILL'S BIRTHDAY TIME ...

11: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | JILL | CIRCLE B BAR RESERVE

12: WE ENJOYED THE WALK THRU ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND MARSH RABBIT RUN... SEEING BOTH TYPES OF ANIMALS

13: BUNNY | ALLIGATOR

14: A TURTLE ENJOYING THE SUN, ALONG WITH A GATOR NEARBY. SOME GREEN APPLE SNAILS-TREATS FOR THE BIRDS. CYPRESS TREES. KEN ON THE TRAIL | KEN

15: CYPRESS TREE SWAMP AREA

18: >> | FEBRUARY SKI TRIP TO SNOWBIRD & ALTA IN UTAH << KEN SHOWING THE DEPTH OF THE SNOW... | KEN ON THE SLOPES | LET IT SNOW ! !

19: *SNOW-ENCRUSTED TREES* *MOUNTAIN VIEW* *ONE OF SNOWBIRD'S LIFTS*

21: KEN IN THE TUNNEL... | THE CONVEYOR BELT MOVING US THRU THE TUNNEL..

22: JILL HEADED TO THE 600 FT TUNNEL WHO'S CONVEYOR BELT MOVES YOU TO THE MINERAL BASIN SKI AREA OF SNOWBIRD

23: JILL IN THE TUNNEL KEN AND THE VIEW AFTER LEAVING THE TUNNEL

24: THE END OF THE TUNNEL KEN ON THE LIFT IN ALTA JILL OVER LOOKING MINERAL BASIN

25: THE GATE YOU PASS THRU BETWEEN THE TWO SKI AREAS | THE ALTA SKI OFFICE A SMALL VISTA JILL

26: REST TIME AT THE SUMMIT CROSS MOUNTAIN TRAIL | NAP TIME

27: HOT TUB TIME ! AND A COLD ONE, OR TWO-NOT !

28: FAMILY GAME NIGHT LORI'S WIZARD OF OZ GAME | MOM H., LORI, JILL, KEN, AMANDA AND ADAM

29: BIRTHDAY TIME FOR KEN ...#55

30: THE FAMILY SET UP A SURPRISE PARTY... | GOLF SHIRT WITH KEN'S NAME | PLANT CITY STAWBERRY BREAD, TEMPLE TEE SHIRT, STAR BOOKS

31: MORE GIFTS... STAR BOOK #2 GOLF PJ'S SPORT SHIRT

34: THE FAMILY TAKING A LITTLE RUN ON THE LAKE. ADAM PARKING THE BOAT... AYE, AYE CAPTAIN

38: DAD R.'S 80th BIRTHDAY ************* STRAWBERRY BREAD-YUMMY !

39: FOR DAD ROGERS' 80th BIRTHDAY DAD, BARBARA, RICK, KEN AND JILL ENJOYED A WONDERFUL DINNER AT HARRY'S IN LAKELAND. JILL & KEN SURPRISED DAD AND BARBARA WITH A LIMO TO DRIVE THEM TO DINNER AND THEN TO THE THEATER AFTER DINNER.

40: PITTSBURGH TRIP TO VISIT SARAH, JIM, ALONG WITH LOLA, FLUFFY AND HARLEY

41: A WALK IN FRICK PARK

42: KEN | LOLA | SARAH | JIM

43: ... when you have a big stick and some water to play in !!

44: SARAH BAKED A BIRTHDAY CAKE AND JIM PICKED OUT A BOTTLE OF WINE FOR KEN'S CELEBRAION ! | BIRTHDAY TIME-- PITTSBURGH STYLE

46: LOLA SHOWING KEN HER "HIGH FIVE" TIMES TWO PAWS TRICK

47: WE SPENT SATURDAY MORNING CHECKING A LOCAL STREET SHOPPING AREA CALLED THE STRIP DISTRICT | JIM & SARAH | MURAL SCENE ON BUILDING SIDE

48: JIM, KEN, AND SARAH | SPICES, AND LARGE CANS OF FOODS

49: THIS MARKET HAD PACKAGE GOODS AS WELL AS LARGE VATS SUCH AS THESE SPICES, OLIVES AND OLIVE OIL TO BUY ... | SARAH AND JILL BUYING SOME DELECIOUS PASTRIES ... | YUMMY :) !

50: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S FALLINGWATER ON BEAR RUN OUTSIDE OF PITTSBURGH

51: THETH | THE KAUFFMAN FAMILY WERE FROM PITTSBURGH. THEY OWNED KAUFMANN'S DEPARTMENT STORE, A VERY EXCITING AND ELEGANT PLACE TO SHOP IN THE 1930'S. TODAY , IT IS PART OF THE MACY'S CHAIN. THE KAUFMANNS LIVED IN THE CITY, BUT LIKE MANY OTHER PITTBURGHERS, THEY LOVED TO VACACTION IN THE MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST OF PITTSBURGH. WHEN THE KAUFMANNS FIRST LOOKED AT WRIGHT'S DRAWINGS, THEY WERE VERY SURPRISED! THEY THOUGHT THEIR NEW HOUSE WOULD HAVE A WONDERFUL VIEW OF THE FALLS. BUT INSTEAD, WITH THE HOUSE RIGHT ON TOP OF THE FALLS, IT WAS VERY DIFFICULT TO EVEN SEE THEM. BUT NOT TO HEAR THEM. FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TOLD THEM THAT HE WANTED THEM TO LIVE WITH THE WATERFALLS, TO MAKE THEM PART OF THEIR EVERYDAY LIFE, AND NOT TO LOOK AT THEM NOW AND THEN.

52: STEPS GOING INTO THE WATER. A BOULDER BUILT INTO THE LIVING ROOM AREA.

53: ANOTHER VIEW OF THE STEPS INTO THE WATER, BEDROOM AND SITTING AREAS, THE VANISHING CORNER WINDOWS THAT ARE THREE FLOORS HIGH

54: STEPS TO BEAR RUN-WATER UNDER THE HOUSE | ONE OF THE BALCONIES. | BRIDGE TO HOUSE OVER BEAR RUN | VIEW OF THE WATER | SIGN^^ <

55: SPRING/EASTER SURPRISE FOR SARAH AND JIM. KEN WITH SOME FACE TO FACE TIME WITH LOLA. FLUFFY ENJOYING SOME FUN TIME WITH TISSUE PAPER

56: CATHEDRAL OF LEARNING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH...

57: ROOM 144 THE ENGLISH ROOM STUDENT BENCHES ARRANGED AS IN THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT WOOD PLAQUE WITH SHAKESPEARE'S KING RICHARD II: SET IN THE SILVER SEA, THIS BLESSED PLOT, THIS EARTH, THIS REALM, THIS ENGLAND | BRICK FROM #10 DOWNING ST.-PRIME MINISTER'S RESIDENCESTAINED GLASS WINDOWS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE & PLACES

58: ROOM 113 THE CZECHOSLOVAK ROOM | DISPLAY CABINET WITH BOHEMIAN CRYSTAL, EMBROIDERY AND HISTORIC PHOTOS | FRAMED BY THE TREE OF LIFE, IS THE PROCLAIMATION BY KING CHARLES IV FOUNDING PRAGUE'S CHARLES UNIVERSITY IN 1348.

59: BRONZE PORTRAIT OF 1st PRESIDENT THOMAS MASARKY AND NAT'L MOTTO:"TRUTH CONQUERS" | <

60: ROOM 149 THE FRENCH ROOM A 16th CHOUFLEUR TAPESTRY, CRYSTAL CHANDELIERS, DIRECTOIRE DESIGN STUDENT CHAIRS, ALONG WITH A MAHOGANY PROFESSOR'S DESK WITH REPLICAS OF BRONZE PIECES FOUND IN THE LOUVRE | GILDED GREEK MOTIFS & EGYPTIAN GRIFFON ON THE WALLS | ROOM 160 THE SYRIA-LEBANON ROOM THE PANELED WALLS INCLUDE SILVER & GOLD LEAF

61: NAMES OF GREAT GERMAN PHILOSOPHERS, POETS, MUSICIANS & SCIENTISTS ARE CARVED INTO THE WOOD ALONG THE WALLS. STAINED GLASS WINDOWS DEPICTING THE WORLD FAMOUS GRIMM BROTHERS FAIRY TALES. CARVED & INLAID ENTRANCE DOORS WITH TOWN SQUARES OF NURNBERT & ROTHENBURG ON THEM. | ROOM 119

62: nm | ROOM 151 NORWEGIAN ROOM SLOPED CEILING TO PROTECT AGAINST HEAVY SNOW, DECORATED WITH CARVED STARS & ROSETTES FORMING MIDNIGHT SUN MOTIF. TAPESTRY OF A BIBLICAL PARABLE OF THE 5 WISE & 5 FOOLISH VIRGINS | TWO TIERED WITH TULIP CUTOUT LIGHT FIXTURES

63: ROOM 116 GILDED ROSES COVER THE CEILING. STUDENT BENCHES HAVE CARVED NAMES & DATES OF ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES. RENAISSANCE FIREPLACE FROM A 15th CENTURY HOME IN FLORENCE. ELENA LUCREZIA CIRBARO PISCOPIA FIRST WOMAN TO EARN UNIVERSITY DEGREES IN 1678

64: SLOVIAN OAK HANDCRAVED WITH SLAVONIC HEARTS & TRADITIONAL MOTIFS | DOUBLE HEADED EAGLE-SYMBOLIZES THE WESTERN EMPIRE OF ROME & EASTERN BYZANTINE EMPIRE | ROOM 142 YUGOSLAV | PORTRAITS OF SIX IMPORTANT MEN: POETS, MATHEMATICIANS AND LANGUAGE

65: THE DOOR CARVED WITH TULIPS, POMEGRANATE LEAVES, DAISIES & WHEAT THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BUDA FOUNDED IN 1388.NEAR THE CEILING IS INSCRIBED THE 1st STANZA OF THE HUNGARIAN NAT'L ATHEM, THE HYMNUS. | THE PAPRIKA RED CEILING & CABINETS ARE PAINTED WITH FOLK MOTIFS OF BIRDS & TREES | BAY WINDOWS DEPICT HISTORIC & CULTURAL EVENTS | ROOM 121

66: THE DOORWAY A ZIGZAG & BEADED SURFACE CARVING IS ADAPTED FROM KELLESHIN CHAPEL THE BLACKBOARD'S ELABORATELY CARVED ARCHES & DOORWAY ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH PRE-CHRISTIAN SYMBOLS, CAT MASKS, & BOAR HEAD | CORNERSTONE FROM THE ANCIENT ABBY OF CLONMACNOISE CARVED WITH THE GAELIC MOTTO -- FOR THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE HONOR OF IRELAND. BEHIND THE STONE IS A CONTAINER WITH EARTH FROM NORTHERN & SOUTHERN IRELAND | THE WINDOWS PORTRAY FAMOUS TEACHERS | ROOM 127

67: COPERNICUS, POLISH ASTRONOMER | CEILING HAS GOTHIC BEAMS COVERED WITH RENAISSANCE DESIGN. REPLICA OF THE JAGIELLONIAN GLOBE, THE 1st TO SHOW NORTH AMERICA AS A SEPARATE CONTINENT | WINDOWS COAT OF ARMS OF UNIVERSITIES & TECH SCHOOLS CORNERSTONE OF 14th CENTURY JAGIELLONIAN LIBRARY | ROOM 126

68: HANDMADE GLASS WINDOWS WITH THEIR LEADED SUNBURST MEDALLIONS RECALLS THEIR WORSHIP OF NATURE | RADIATOR COVER DESIGNED WITH RE LEAVES, USED BY BRIDES FOR WREATH HEADPIECES TO SYMBOLIZE CHASTITY | ROOM 129

69: PROFESSOR CHAIR MADE FROM OAK TREES SUBMERGE IN MARSHY BOGS FOR YEARS TO OBTAIN IT'S BLACK HUE WALL COVER WITH HANDSPUN LINEN WOVEN IN A GEOMETRIC PATTERN CALL "PATH OF THE BIRDS" THE FRESCO OF TWO KINGS WHO ARE PROTECTING THE VILLAGE. BEYOND THE DARK TREES ARE STARS, SYMBOLS OF HOPE. | "SCHOOL OF SORROWS" FORBIDDEN TO TEACH LANGUAGE TO THEIR CHILDREN, THE MOTHERS DID IT SECRETLY.

70: BYZANTINE MOSAIC SHOWS THE MARTYR PRINCE CONSTANTIN BRANCOVEANU, AND HIS MALE RELATIVES WHO WERE PERSECUTED FOR HIS CHRISTIAN FAITH | HUGE STONE DOORWAY WITH INSCRIPTION: THE ROMAINIAN IS LIKE THE MIGHTLY ROCK WHICH, AMIDST THE STORMY AND MAJECTIC SEA, FOREVER REMAINS UNMOVED. | ROOM 130

71: OPEN AREAS OF THE CATHEDRAL OF LEARNING ... | ROOM 135

72: TWO GREEK ARTISTS FROM ATHENS PAINTED THE MARBLE, DOORWAY & CEILING-DRAWING EACH LINE BY HAND TAKING 7 MONTHS 7 DAYS . | ABOVE THE BLACKBOARD HOMER'S ILIAD: STRIVE FOR NOBILITY AND TO EXCEL AMONG MEN | STUDENT CHAIRS CARVED WITH THE NAMES OF GREEK ISLANDS & TOWNS | THE GREEK CLASSROOM 137 | COLUMNS LIKE THOSE AT THE ACROPOLIS

73: THE MONUMENTAL DOORWAY IS GUARDED BY TWO STONE LAUGHING LIONS. RUB THEIR HEAD AND MAKE A WISH. THE DRAGON ON THE CEILING SQUARES GUARD THE PEARLS OF WISDOM. THE BLACKBOARD DOOR DEPICTS THE EIGHT BUDDHIST TREASURES. | THE CHINESE CLASSROOM 136 | SLATE PORTRAIT OF CONFUCIUS

74: VIEWS FROM THE TOP OF THE CATHEDRAL OF LEARNING

75: FORBES FEILD NAMED AFTER JOHN FORBES A GENERAL IN THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR. IT WAS THE 3rd HOME OF THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES FROM 1909 TO 1971. IT WAS THE 1st HOME OF THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS | JILL AND KEN AT THE TICKET GATE

76: THE CHAPEL WAS A GIFT OF GERMAN-AMERICAN HENRY JOHN HEINZ, FOUNDER OF H.J. HEINZ COMPANY, WHO WANTED TO HONOR HIS MOTHER, ANNA MARGARETTA HEINZ, WITH A BUILDING AT THE UNIVERSITY. | HEINZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL

77: THEIR CHOICE OF A CHAPEL FOR A MEMORIAL WAS GUIDED BY THE CONCEPTS OF EDUCATION AND RELIGION | UPON HIS DEATH IN 1919, HEINZ'S THREE CHILDREN (HOWARD, IRENE AND CLIFFORD) ADDED TO HIS BEQUEST IN ORDER TO MEMORIALIZE THEIR GRANDMOTHER AND HONOR THEIR FATHER

78: FAMILY CRUISE - APRIL - DAD R. TREATED THE GANG TO A WEEKLONG CRUISE ON NCL'S NORWEGIAN SUN | PORT CANAVERAL

79: THE TWO FOR ONE MARTINI GANG: DAD R., BARBARA, DAVID, RICK AND KEN... | SATURDAY, 9th

80: BUILT IN 1793

81: THE STAIRCASE PROVIDES A SHORTER ROUTE TO AND FROM BENNET'S HILL

82: THIS REMARKABLE CONSTRUCTED MONUMENT OF 65 STEPS CARVED OUT OF SOLID LIMESTONE BY SLAVES IN 1793-4. IT IS REPORTED THAT SLAVES WERE FORCED TO CUT THROUGH ROCK WITH AXES AND OTHER SHARP HAND TOOLS. THE 102 FEET STAIRCASE WAS NAMED IN HONOR OF THE 65 YEARS OF QUEEN VICTORIA'S REIGN | MARKET PLACE & WATER TOWER BY THE FORT | SUNDAY,10th

83: LORD DUNMORE VISCOUNT OF FINCASTLE 1732-1809 GOVERNOR OF NASSAU FROM 1787 TO 96. LORD DUNMORE ARMED THE NEW PROVIDENCE WITH A SERIES OF FORTS BUILT ACROSS THE ISLAND-INCLUDING FORT FINCASTLE WHICH BEARS HIS TITLE | THE FORT NEVER SAW ACTION...

84: ATLANTIS

85: SIGHTS AROUND NASSAU... THE U.S. EMBASSY LOCAL BAR STRAW MARKET KEN HOLDING UP THE SHIP | FIVE CRUISE SHIPS AT THE PORT

86: All things grow better with love.

87: MONDAY, 11th A DAY AT SEA | OUR SPECIAL DINNER AT LA BISTRO

88: TOWEL ANIMALS | GAINT "REAL" TOWEL ANIMAL

89: TUESDAY, 12th ST. THOMAS

90: ANOTHER ISLAND, ANOTHER DAY OF EXPLORING AND SIGHTSEEING | THE GANG TOOK A CAB TOUR OF THE ISLAND | DAD R., DAVID & BARBARA | JILL & KEN

91: DAVID & RICK

92: THE RESTAURANT WE HAD LUNCH AT ALONG PHILIPSBURG'S BEACH AREA OF ST. MAARTEN | WE ATE HERE! | OUR SHIP

93: KEN | JILL | THE BEACH

94: SIGHTS FROM OUR ISLAND TOUR

95: JILL WITH THE WORLD'S LARGEST YACHT IN THE BACKROUND. SCENES FROM THE PORT CITY OF MARIGOT: THE FORT, THE MARKET | WEDNESDAY, 13th

96: GOATS ENJOYING SOME LOCAL FLOWERS AT THE SHOPPING CENTER | HI-TECH SATELLITE DISH ON LOW-TECH HOUSING | BEACH AROUND THE AIRPORT. A LOCAL PAST TIME WATCHING PLANES LAND

97: CHOCOHOLIC BUFFET

98: FRID | THURSDAY, 14th & FRIDAY, 15th AT SEA | OUR FAMILY HAD A SPECIAL TREAT WITH AN INVITATION TO DINE AT THE CAPTAIN'S TABLE

99: JILL PLAYED IN A BLACK JACK TOURNAMENT. SHE DID GREAT TOPPING THE LEADER BOARD, FALLING TO 2nd JUST BEFORE THE FINAL ROUND. UNFORTUNATELY SHE ONLY MADE IT THRU HALF OF THE FINAL ROUND | JILL

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