Monthly Archives: April 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: JOURNEY (3)

A journey, interrupted — Whose kayak? Has the owner just arrived, covered  their vessel and rushed off for a meeting? lunch? the bathroom? Perhaps the kayak has been there for a while — hours — days –waiting patiently for the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: JOURNEY (2)

A journey, yes —  going around in circles! This charming mini-railroad runs (in clement weather) around a portion of Northampton’s Look Park. (I hear you now: is there no end to the wonders of this park? And the answer is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: JOURNEY (1)

The way journeys used to be — is the way they’re revived every other year in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts on Coaching Weekend. Some dozen or so four-in-hand coaches in the Gilded Age tradition roll out from Orleton Farm … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ARRANGED (4)

I am sure that my Earl Grey would taste even better if I brewed it in this marvelous blue tea pot from Teavana, and sipped it slowly from one of the accompanying blue teacups. Because tea is not simply a … Continue reading

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“This morning, I was made aware… Reblogged from fluffy flurries: “This morning, I was made aware of that there’s a commenting problem going around in WordPress. On March 14, they changed something in their commenting system, and this is apparently … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ARRANGED (3)

A still life for summertime —to be called Arrangement in Straw and Glass:

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ARRANGE (2)

If you think this is just a row of random hunks of hay (however oddly colored), know that it is NOT, it’s a sculpture that’s been carefully arranged behind the Cape Cod art gallery sited conveniently on the water —

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