Category Archives: Photography

America’s Cup 2017 – How The Wealthy Play

Coinciding with our vacation to Bermuda last week, was the America’s Cup Yacht Preliminaries. Although all the 50′ catamarans  are essencially the same, teams have virtually unlimited options as to trimming and power usage, including navigating savvy, and human endurance.  For example, … Continue reading

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Buffalo, Paris, and Chimney Pots.

Twenty four years ago I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express on Chippewa and Main in Buffalo, NY,  and was intrigued by the adjoining roof top of an early 20th century two-story building, rimmed with tens of classic chimney pots.  Years … Continue reading

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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 🙂

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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

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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

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