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Archive for the ‘Americana’ Category

Temporary

November 8, 2017

Construction sites often contain temporary safety measures.

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Rounded

October 25, 2017

Afternoon sunlight helps define this large cylindrical structure.

Glow

October 18, 2017

Carved pumpkins are definitely an American tradition that can be traced back to the Celts of Ireland and Great Britain, who carved up turnips to ward off the spirits of the dead on All Hallows Eve.

Scale

October 11, 2017

Optical illusions are everywhere.

Windows

September 27, 2017

Winter is coming. Time to sit down and enjoy a good hot drink.

Jazz

September 19, 2017

Jazz often goes hand in hand with spontaneity and improvisation.

Corner

August 23, 2017

Don’t mess with this guy, if you know what’s good for you.

Ooh, Shiny!

August 16, 2017

This red horse adorns the front of a western store in New Mexico.

Hair

August 10, 2017

Sometimes, hair completely defines the person.

Elemental

August 9, 2017

How these two elephant found their way to the middle of the Arizona desert remains a mystery.

Texture

August 2, 2017

Sometimes, Mother Nature can be quite the sculptor.

Transient

June 21, 2017

So many movies have been made in this small Utah town that it is often dubbed “Little Hollywood.”

Read the Book, Watch the Movie

May 24, 2017

Screenwriters can learn a lot by viewing films created from novels that they have read.

Security

April 5, 2017

Southwestern style architecture is beautiful to look at, but still presents its own security challenges.

Umbrella

March 30, 2017

Find out here why flamingos need to stand on one leg.

Atop

March 15, 2017

Climbing to the top requires determination, dedication, perseverance and foresight.

Wish

March 8, 2017

Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. You never know who might show up.

The Road Taken

March 2, 2017

Before you hit the road, you might want to consider your means of travel.

Ambience

January 18, 2017

Las Vegas has a great ambience for street photographers.

Internet

January 18, 2017

Butterflies make great scientific specimens.

Resilient

January 3, 2017

This pesky feline has proved to be one of the most resilient fictional characters of all time.

It’s Not This Time of Year Without An Inflatable Santa Claus

November 26, 2016

The way we see Santa Claus has changed over the years. He is still the jolly fat man in the red suit, but his message may be changin’ with the times.

Spider

November 23, 2016

The Spider that Ate Honolulu is every bit as fearsome as the Cockroach that Ate Cincinnati.

Thanksgiving Classics

November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving entertainment classics are far less numerous than those that set during the twelve days of Christmas. Nonetheless, you might want to take a look at these three landmark movies, created to celebrate and make fun of our November holiday.