Category Archives: Landscape

Daffodils

Who can resist taking pictures of flowers in the springtime? These daffodils were looking nice as they were situated by the split rail fence at the Wetherill estate in Dayton, NJ. I oriented the camera so as to make the … Continue reading

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Petunia Tree

This sight grabbed my attention on the way home.  It is a sawed-off tree trunk with baskets of petunias suspended off the end of each branch.  In a way, it appears tropical — something you might find in a foreign … Continue reading

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Self Portrait

Well, not exactly a portrait – but as close to the subject matter as I care to get! Actually, I only set up the shot using a tripod.  My friend pushed the button. I get the credit for the post-processing … Continue reading

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Azaleas at Winterthur

Walking the grounds at the Winterthur mansion in Delaware offers a visual feast when the azaleas are in bloom. I have enjoyed several trips there and gone to hear musical performances at nearby Brandywine Baroque as well. Share this:

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Looming Figure

This utility pole along Perrine Road near Monmouth Jct. has a rather ominous appearance.  It looks like a gigantic looming figure – a mishapen man with three arms perhaps. I feel sorry for the maintenance crew assigned to clean up … Continue reading

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Path to Nowhere

I find these stone pathways amusing.  Actually, they are clever drainage  conduits to allow rainwater to seep away from the blacktop walking path around the perimeter of my development.  To me, they look like little exit and entry points for … Continue reading

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George W. (in the bush)

This statue of George Washington seems almost out of place.  It appears along a forest pathway within the Winterthur estate in Delaware.  This rendering of our American hero seems to lack the dignity characteristic of famous portraits.  Also, his arm … Continue reading

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Shenandoah

This is Dark Hollow Falls in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.  Seeing it requires a downhill hike from the trailhead adjacent to the roadway.  Dawn and I decided we’d better start doing workouts on the treadmill after we found this hike … Continue reading

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Snowy Day

Snowy days offer a treasure trove of scenic wonders as the branches of trees and shrubs are laden with new-fallen snow.  The snow which falls onto the tops of branches, but not the bottom, cause them to appear more distinct. … Continue reading

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Cityscape

Toronto has an attractive skyline.  I was able to see a portion of it last year when I visited a friend from my former work unit.  His current apartment takes in a very nice view of the city and the … Continue reading

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