Philadelphia, Frozen in Time

Time has a way of playing tricks on the mind.  It was only three weeks ago that I passed through the City of Brotherly Love on a frigid day in January.  It seems like ages. Inspired by the solid steel and concrete, of the urban landscape, I took the photo quickly, from moving traffic.  I [...]

Raspberry Farm

Being away from home can be disconcerting at times. Especially when it is frequent.  I love to travel, but I also like to be home.  I guess I'm kind of a homebody at heart.  When the opportunity presents itself, however, to go somewhere else, I generally seize the moment.  I always think, 'nothing ventured, nothing [...]

Lost Image

Once upon a time, there was a young Asian girl, who wore her long hair pulled back in a pony tail.  She had bangs. One summer day, she was feeding the birds at a city square. Leaning over slightly, her left hand held a bag with food; with the right, she gently tossed the seeds [...]

In the quiet of the night…

...in a place called Stow-On-The-Wold, the sound of bells chimed twice, and again, five times.  Oh! What it must have been like when this sound kept time for the people of the village.  Was I in such a deep sleep they couldn't be heard upon every hour? Earlier in the eve, venturing off down the [...]

“I cannot not sail”

While the grogginess of waking comes over me, on this gray rainy morning in early October, an autumnal mood hangs in the atmosphere. Yesterday, we were forewarned of the coming of Joaquín. Beware! A huge hurricane was riding the waves of the sea!  Relieved, we were spared from another big one. With the season in [...]