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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

{1890 Longest Pedestrian Bridge in the World + Men's Best Friend}

In Chatttanooga, Tennessee you can walk across the in 1890 erected longest pedestrian bridge in the world! Quite a sight of the Tennessee river, while walking it. One time we did even bring Mom & Dad here, on one of their visits to the USA. Also Anita our foster daughter was there with us.
Daughter Anita did take this picture of us as a happy couple.
Wearing my black leather Chanel belt, Escada shoes and jeans.
Nearby you also find this marvelous statue of Men's Best Friend!
I would love to know if there is any particular story about tthis dog. Please let me know. 

13 comments:

  1. I spent my honeymoon with my first husband in Pigeon Forge. Such a beautiful area. And have been to Memphis by train from Louisiana. But haven't actually visited this bridge. No doubt a lovely little walk. Have a terrific Tuesday. Tammy

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  2. Dear Mariette,

    This bridge looks wonderful and erected in 1890! and would be lovely to walk across it.
    A cute statue of Men's best friend.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Have a happy week
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  3. Mi piacerebbe tanto attraversarlo quel ponte!!! Bellissima la statua del cane..è veramente il migliore amico dell'uomo! Baci,Anna.

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  4. I love that picture of you and the statue.What a great statue, I would love to have that in my garden:-)

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  5. Wow .. my dear friend! They certainly do not make things that stand the test of time, as this bridge, any longer. That statue is incredible, I hope there is a story that inspired such wonderful detail!

    Thank you for sharing tea with me and your sweet comment. It's been unusually hot here too .. and we have been doing our best to keep the roses and other gardens watered. I'm saying a little prayer that my dad looks over your roses and they survive the heat in your area.... xo Blessings, HHL

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  6. Such a pretty bridge and such a big dog!!

    Hope you are having a terrific week Mariette!
    xo Catherine

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  7. Poeh hee, dat is nog eens een bruggetje......en dan ook maar meteen bedankt voor het liedje dat nu in mn hoofd blijft zitten...Chattanooga choo choo....*zucht*;)

    Liefs,
    Lynda

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  8. The next time I visit my son and daughter-in-law I will insist on seeing this very long bridge ... they keep their boat at Soddy Daisy and spend many days on the beautiful Tennessee River!!! (I will have to shake the doggies paw too.)

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  9. Wat een brug!Ik zelf heb het niet zo met bruggen i.v.m. hoogtevrees. Ik ben blij als ik aan de overkant ben.
    Het beeld van de hond is prachtig, inderdaad een goede en trouwe vriend van de mens.

    Groetjes Sandy

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  10. Liebe Mariette,

    ein Glück, dass du so perfekt in
    Deutsch bist. Mit den Fremdsprachen
    habe ich Mühe.

    Herzliche Grüße
    Elisabeth

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  11. Hallo Mariette,
    über den schönen Hund weiß ich nichts, aber ihr seid ein perfektes Paar.
    Schöne Grüße, Johanna

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  12. Dear mariette, chatanooga reminds me of a song that was popular when I was young - chatanooga choo choo? Never heard of it in relation to the longest pedestrian bridge in the world though. cheers, catmint

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  13. I wish I knew more about this dog, but if he was created to depict the size that he was, he was very large indeed... there must be quite a story behind him. As for the bridge, how fascinating–I had no idea that it was the longest in the world... And may we just stop for a moment to talk about your outfit—how stylish you are, Mariette!

    xx, Sarah

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