Tag: quotes

Greetings from Southwest Harbor

  An easy Sunday morning glowing with glorious early light. It is low-tide in Southwest Harbor and the remaining waters shined like mirrors along the shores. Lobster boats floated awaiting along with other water vessels moored in the harbor. Many skiffs tied at the docks waiting for their […]

Setting Up House

Spring is in the air, and the Tree Swallows were busy trying to decide who would get to move into these deluxe accommodations. Fast and furious they were setting up house. The Princess: O Swallow BY ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON O Swallow, Swallow, flying, flying South, Fly to her, and […]

Masked Bandits

Masked Bandits showed up at the Manor today. A grand theft of holly berries occurred. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost – the most legitimate – passion nature […]

Views from Fort McHenry

It was a day of bi-polar weather with the sunrise illuminating the snow that was heavily falling on the bay. By noon, the dark gray skies moved east, opening up to beautiful bright blue skies with puffy clouds. I had visions of visiting the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore […]

The Tight Grip of Winter

The past weekend was nothing less than an evil tease of spring. Two beautiful balmy and warm days made me believe that winter was fading away. Alas, on February 2, 2014 the world famous ground hog, Punxsutawney Phil poked his little head out of his hole and said […]

Barns in the Snow

  Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. […]

Snow at Sandy Point Park

Being snowed in yesterday, I took the opportunity to continue working on merging my multiple hard drives into one main working drive. Finally getting all of my backed up images onto one 3 Terabyte drive, I imported them into Lightroom. Total image count? 111,236. Yep..over one hundred thousand […]

Get My Picture on the Cover

Not quite the Cover of the Rolling Stones, but on the cover nevertheless. It’s time to share some small successes in the developing story of becoming a professional photographer and writer. Last fall, a publishing house contacted me and wanted to use one of my images from Gettysburg […]