greyscale, images, inanimate objects, macro


  and speaking of outdated things, i ran across the following in one of my many files where i accumulate things i like     January 31, 1829 President Jackson, The canal system of this country is being threatened by…

wiSE GuY
images, living creatures, macro

wiSE GuY

  it’s a Toad and to me, it looks like it’s wearing the Egyptian garb of a king. you know the kind i mean ? with the headdress ?  it strikes me as being very stately.   How strange that nature…

greyscale, images, Lensbaby, living creatures, macro


  The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire. — Sharon Ralls Lemon said that     image notes: Lensbaby 3G Selective Focus SLR…

summer's end
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summer’s end

  i can’t believe we’re nearing summer’s end and the kids go back to school next week. whatever happened to a long summer break ? i suppose we don’t like those anymore. sigh… did you hear it ? it was…

flora, images, macro


  Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery said that

flora, images, Lensbaby, macro

color, colour

  Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. — Oscar Wilde said that     image notes: this is a macro shot with a lensbaby macro lens….

a M E R i c A
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a M E R i C A

  “The New Colossus” which is printed on a bronze plaque inside The Statue of Liberty in New York City, New York, USA   Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land;…

f L e U r
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f L E u R

  People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. — Iris Murdoch said that