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Archive for the ‘Americana’ Category

Outer Space

July 5, 2018

Undeterred by the lack of a spaceship, this astronaut cruises peacefully through unknown worlds.

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All Time Favorites for Last Posting of the Daily Post Photo Challenge

May 30, 2018

An adobe church with the Pleiades star cluster as a backdrop (Thank you NASA)

When Stars Go Bad

May 26, 2018

Despite the alarming number of stars and celebrities, being citing for amoral conduct, some of the artistic accomplishments from this not-so-elite group will probably stand the test of time.

Twisted

May 23, 2018

Twisted does not always indicate an unstable mental state.

Liquid

May 17, 2018

Murky water from this Down East harbor does strange things to the reflections and shadows from the boats.

A Place in the World

May 9, 2018

Finding your place in the world can sometimes take a lifetime.

Unlikely

May 3, 2018

Encountering a blue elephant is not an everyday event.

Awakening

April 11, 2018

Shiprock is a huge rock monolith in Northwestern New Mexico and known to the Navajos as Tse Bit’a’i or “Winged Rock.”

Smile

April 4, 2018

No matter what misfortune comes your way, crack a smile.

Rise/Set

March 28, 2018

A winter sunrise is worth the effort to witness.

My Favorite Place

March 21, 2018

Technology can sometimes be photogenic.

I’d Rather Be

March 14, 2018

Though my present locale is not bad (Southern Utah),I’d rather be sailing along the Coast of Maine in the summer time of course.

Out of This World

March 1, 2018

The view of Saturn from Jupiter must be fabulous.

Tour Guide

February 7, 2018

The eagle loves to fish and is not adverse to obtaining his food by theft.

Blue

January 30, 2018

The arrival of nightfall is announced by some very deep shades of blue.

Variations on a Theme

January 24, 2018

Arrows are everywhere. They give us directions and hopefully point us in the right direction.

The Number 5

January 23, 2018

This is how you count to five, the old way

Silence

January 17, 2018

Sometimes, it pays not to be silent. At other times the chorus of protests can be deafening.

Guitar

January 13, 2018

Picture of a guitar making a blue sound

Weathered

January 10, 2018

Checkerboard Mesa in Zion National Park is where this weathered desert scene takes place.

Map

January 4, 2018

The pirate’s map of buried island lead to a deserted island.

Happy New Year

January 2, 2018

The New Year is here and as we head back to whatever we do during the year, it might be wise to stop, pause and ponder where we are headed.

Merry Christmas

December 28, 2017

A partidge in a pear tree is a rare sight indeed.

2017 Favorites

December 20, 2017

A gnarled piece of old wood takes on a strange shape in the red rock desert of southern Utah.

Ascend

December 17, 2017

This small time operator is prepared for whatever might come down the line.

Temporary

November 8, 2017

Construction sites often contain temporary safety measures.

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.