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Ahh, the Ponte de Rialto on Canal Grande in Venice, Italy and …Seaside Heights, N.J.

Seaside Heights, New Jersey – May, 2014 Venice, Italy – April, 2011¬† As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M ūüôā

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Things that Go Around, Come Around!

If you were to compare almost anything from ~100 years ago to today’s version, it¬† would probably be very¬†different, ¬†like…phones. But not everything!¬† ¬† Grandpa’s wheel, 1921 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† … Continue reading

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The Hudson River, Presidents, and Ghosts

A while back I pondered the source of the Hudson River, coursing 315 miles from the slopes of Mt. Marcy, (the highest peak in the Adirondacks of New York State,) to the southern tip of Manhattan. So I went there! … Continue reading

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Looking Up Perspective!

  No, this is not a thesaurus. ¬† It’s just a perspective!¬† Wednesday was an unusually cold day for March 22nd, but brilliantly clear as a chance intersection was happening¬†overhead. Around 4500′ (2480 m,) the United¬† jet¬†was on a base … Continue reading

Posted in Airplanes, Close Up, New jersey, Photography, Planes, Pondering, Telephoto | Tagged | 6 Comments

The Good, The Bad and the Frightened! FOXTROT TANGLE?

This week saw my neighbor’s fenced-in yard as a snowy overnight sanctuary for¬†a small herd of deer. ¬† But was it¬†the nearby Gray Squirrel who¬†REALLY felt threatened? You can’t make this stuff up, folks. In time frame, this is exactly … Continue reading

Posted in Curiosities, humor, Little Animals, New jersey, Photography, Pondering, snow | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Shooting Venus – March 11, 2017

Venus is currently a¬†crescent¬†phase, as it swings quickly along its orbit between Earth and the sun.¬† Venus has been shinning brightly for the last few months after sunset, but is quickly approaching what is called Inferior Conjunction, as¬†it passes roughly … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's, Astronomy, Curiosities, New jersey, Photo, Photography, Pondering, Science | Tagged , | 12 Comments

Cat’s Eye: A Decades Old Look-Back

Grappus and Blappus:¬†One was cool and indifferent. The other¬†possessed¬†…and¬†determined¬†to drive our dear old dad insane. In smiling memory of two wonderfully special cats.¬† As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always … Continue reading

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