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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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Perspectives: A Jersey View of the Always Dynamic Big Apple!

This post contains ten¬†images from “President’s Day” last week,¬†underscoring the dynamics of a¬†magnificently changing Manhattan skyline, driven by decades¬†long, mind-blowing construction. ¬† ¬†As Robert Plant once sang: “Ohh, …it makes me wonder…” Thanks for viewing. Click on or “finger stretch” … Continue reading

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Awesome Hyperbolic Paraboloid on W. 57th – Open Soon in NYC

  Looking down W. 57th St. at twilight this week, four of the newest buildings including the second tallest in the city, dominate the view. But, look at the closest on the left‚Ķ. Designed by Danish Architect Bjark Inges, this spectacular residential building … Continue reading

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Color My World… A “Retrospectic” Snippet

  Exposure, lighting, shadows and geometry. The “algorithm” of the digital camera and the “mind” of the observer. That and more, ¬†all play a part in¬†what we ‘see’ in an image. In this case a glimpse back ten years from¬†our … Continue reading

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“Great Scott!” er… SPOT – Jupiter Collides with EARTH!

I dreamed¬†that the Earth¬†was being threatened by Jupiter’s “Great Red Spot!”¬† …No, that’s not really true, not even the dream part. ¬†BUT, the clouds above do look¬†a little like planet Jupiter’s atmosphere¬†with its¬†“Great ‘Red’ Spot,” just above and behind the … Continue reading

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Treasure in Manhattan – Morgan Library & Museum

  Located on Madison Ave at E. 36th street, ¬†The Morgan¬†Museum and Research Library containing the private holdings¬†of financier¬†J.P Morgan and other benefactors, ¬†is¬†an incomparable collection of original manuscripts, books, paintings,¬†sculptures, cylinder seals and other fine works of literary and … Continue reading

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Martha’s Vineyard, (Two) – Magnificent Summer Cottages in Oak Bluffs

  These¬†colorful unique cottages date back to the late¬†nineteenth¬†century¬†within a community of¬†picket fences, pocket parks, and even an outdoor tabernacle. They¬†are¬†found in an intriguing area of¬†shaded¬†narrow¬†streets and pathways ideal for walking. In addition to pondering the value of being a … Continue reading

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