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Prolific

April 18, 2018

A Woman can never have too many hats.

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Smile

April 4, 2018

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

Out of This World

March 1, 2018

The view of Saturn from Jupiter must be fabulous.

A Face in the Crowd

February 21, 2018

These “faces in a crowd” are very well schooled.

Variations on a Theme

January 24, 2018

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

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

The Letter A

January 11, 2018

A modernist composition with the letter A.

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.

Ascend

December 17, 2017

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

Cheeky

December 6, 2017

A narrow escape brings on a cheeky expression.

Serene

November 30, 2017

What could be more serene that some old wood, pilings in the fog.

Transformation

November 24, 2017

Visual images get transformed all the time, as seen here in this street picture of the Mona Lisa.

Experimental

November 15, 2017

Experimental photography can create some unusual distortions of ordinary things.

Temporary

November 8, 2017

Construction sites often contain temporary safety measures.

Peek

November 1, 2017

You can’t judge a package by its cover.

A Rockabilly Halloween

October 30, 2017

Rockabilly really rocks especially at Halloween.

Sugar

October 26, 2017

Traditionally, items like these might be left outside during a Day of the Dead celebration to nourish the souls of the deceased, as their spirits move about the edges of the real world.

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.

Opulent

October 12, 2017

The famous Taj Mahal, becomes even more opulent, when it is pictured floating in the air.

Scale

October 11, 2017

Optical illusions are everywhere.

Time Traveler

October 5, 2017

Jake the Skateboarder became Jake the Time Traveler, when he accidentally happened upon a wormhole at the skateboarding park

Pedestrian

October 4, 2017

Somedays, I feel like a pedestrian walking in a non-pedestrian world.

Windows

September 27, 2017

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

What Happened to Hillary Clinton’s Book Sales????

September 22, 2017

Hillary’s loss to Trump was a heartbreaker, but in the aftermath, the former first lady has improved her book sales from her previous title, Hard Choices.

Layered

September 21, 2017

Functional architecture is sometimes the most interesting.

Jazz

September 19, 2017

Jazz often goes hand in hand with spontaneity and improvisation.

Recipe

September 14, 2017

Too many big names in one place is not a good thing.