Waiting beside still water

Lessons learned from Water Fowl

Lessons learned from water fowl: I happened upon three species of waterfowl while visiting Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama. Each species - Geese, Egret - Ducks - were waiting beside still water. Neither species immediately dived in at the moment I was there. I watched them carefully and it was as if their were … Continue reading Waiting beside still water

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Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

An engineering marvel, The Stata Center is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings on the Campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. It is a perfect entry  Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge: Corners  Boston Globe architecture columnist Robert Campbell wrote "the Stata is always going to look unfinished. It also looks as … Continue reading Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

Texture Trifecta

Its a texture trifecta at Falls Park in South Dakota: Foamy White Water. Slippery Red Rock. Dewy Green Grass. You cannot escape the thundering sound of rushing water flowing from the Big Sioux River. Great overlook views are found at the 5 story observation tower. The vast acreage of the perfect place to spend the … Continue reading Texture Trifecta

A Time Traveller’s Collage: Black Life in the 1950’s

Two years ago, hours before my dad's funeral, I stumbled upon his dusty collection of black & white photographs. I knew he was a photographer in his younger years, but I had never seen his early work. It was quite an array. Portraits. Events. Contact Sheets. Neighborhood. Even a man-on-the-scene coverage of a train derailment. … Continue reading A Time Traveller’s Collage: Black Life in the 1950’s

1950s Black Life

Two years ago, hours before my dad's funeral, I stumbled upon his hidden collection of black & white photographs. I knew he was a photographer in his younger years, but I’d never seen his early work. See clues? Recognize places? Comments welcomed. I’m guessing the time stamp is early 1950s. #BlackHistory #StoryTelling #1950s

3 Things about Mackinac Bridge

Three things to know about "The Mighty Mac" Mackinac Bridge 1. SIZE: The @mackinacbridge is currently the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world.  It's length is 5 miles (8,038 meters). These photos were taken from the shoreline of St. Ignace Michigan. 2. LOCATION: The bridge connects the Upper & Lower Peninsula of the State of #Michigan … Continue reading 3 Things about Mackinac Bridge

God’s Green Earth

Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it. Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them; let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.   -- Psalms 96: 11-12 My visit to Mount Washburn at Yellowstone National Park was an experience in the … Continue reading God’s Green Earth

Dense Grape Clusters at Flag Hill

What a delight to stroll through a vineyard! Several Biblical stories use vineyards as an illustration and it was a blessing to encounter a grapevine firsthand. The tour guide at @flaghillwinery  in Lee, New Hampshire explained the workings of viticulture in September 2014. The dense canopy includes the leaves, the clusters of grapes, the vines and … Continue reading Dense Grape Clusters at Flag Hill

Greens at Green Meadow Farm

September 2014 A delightful tour of Green Meadow Farm in South Hamilton, Massachusetts showcased the truest of organic greens like kale, lettuce, beets, asian greens, spinach, arugula,  cabbage, carrots, brussels sprouts. The fields were green and ripe for harvest.  I enjoy posting in the weekly photo challenge hosted by The Daily Post. This week's theme … Continue reading Greens at Green Meadow Farm

Atop Lookout Mountain

One of my all-time favorite places is the view atop Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. It is a quiet and tucked away place - elevated a mile high from the bustling city of Chattanooga, Tennessee below. The scope is vast and endless: a place you could spend hours just gazing. I ascended this view via the Incline Railway, … Continue reading Atop Lookout Mountain