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The time we spent together

“Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters.”  Trey Parker Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4 Advertisements

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To stand alone

“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”   Henry David Thoreau Aquinnah on Martha’s Vineyard, Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4

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This old tree

Stripped of it’s bark and any remnants of life, this beautiful old tree still stands tall and strong, impervious to virtually everything, except time. A closer look shows nails and hooks, scars imposed and forgotten. But despite the years, this … Continue reading

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I stand alone

I am never late for breakfast.  Or lunch or dinner or medical appointments.  I am never late for anything for that matter.  I was always punctual by nature, but was never quite so mindful of the clock, that is, until … Continue reading

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A life well lived

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.” Erma Bombeck Sony NEX 6, Lightroom … Continue reading

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The search for birch

When I was a kid, like so many others, I often accompanied my mother to all of the places mothers go when they are doing their “errands”.  You know: grocery shopping, the drug store, the cleaners, the beauty parlor (the … Continue reading

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“When I dream, I am ageless.”

Walking through the forest recently, I came upon this ancient and venerable tree.  He hung firmly to the bank of a stream, as I’m sure he has for decades, and his firm footing told me that he had every intention … Continue reading

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“Be daring, be different, be impractical…”

“…be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” Sony NEX 6, f/4.5, 1/100s, ISO 400, edited in Lightroom 4. Quote by Cecil Beaton (English … Continue reading

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Light and Fog

During our visit last week to Mt. Desert Island in Maine, we headed south one morning in an effort to find Bass Harbor Lighthouse. The further south we traveled, the deeper we were immersed into a heavy blanket of fog … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Eyes on Rey

Rey and I recently enjoyed a short photo walk, in a new-to-us forest, several miles south of home.  It was a pleasant enough location, with all the usual things you’d expect to find: winding paths, a pond, waterfowl and ferns, … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Sunset in a hurry

Late yesterday, in the middle of this Labor Day weekend, we took a leisurely drive through the nearby countryside.  I had been eyeing the sunset, thinking this would be one of those beauties with which God rewarded the patient photographer. … Continue reading

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