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Summer’s Bounty – The Painted Shells of 2017

  With close proximity to the beach, and the ever energetic pleasures of five grandchildren, we come near the close of the summer shell-painting season, with a generous and most satisfactory yield.  As usual, click on the image for a closer look, … Continue reading

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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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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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68f (20c) Yesterday (Happy Squirrel) – 23f (-5c) Today!

  As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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1958 Thunderbird – This Guy’s First Car

Seventeen came with the privilege to drive –  a legal license for  liberation, freedom, wondrous opportunities to explore with friends or a date, and a major lifestyle advantage. But it would take 20 months before I would actually buy my very own car, … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1960's, Automobile, Car, Curiosities, Exploring, History, Home, New jersey, Photography, Pondering | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Monster at Frogg Falls Railroad

Located in NW New Jersey, Frogg Falls Railroad is the dream and inspiration of our lifelong friends, who have transformed a part of their property to a magical, fully functional garden railroad, complete with a wide assortment of “rolling stock,” … Continue reading

Posted in Curiosities, Dogs, Gardening, Home, humor, Model Railroad, New jersey, Photography, Pondering, Trains | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

A Few Favorite images

A few previously unpublished images from the archives – or – what to publish when you are a.) too busy, or b.) at wit’s end (end of wits?) to create anything else! Thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂 … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, Birds, Daytrip, Dogs, Home, Hudson River, humor, New jersey, New York, Photography, Road trip | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments