Category Archives: Places Remembered

Isolation Antidotes (18): Whitepark Bay

As we continue at Level 3 Lockdown, I’m combining my project of going back through my archives with a request by my long-time photo buddy Vicki to post more from my travels to the northern UK. This is one that … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Canterbury Moon at Dusk

My life twenty-four years ago today found me on one of my first journeys to New Zealand. I had finished conducting the day’s business in the vicinity of Greymouth, on the northwest coast of the South Island, and I was … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Twenty Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today I had just arrived in Japan on a work trip, eagerly carrying my first-ever digital camera, a bulky, 1.9-megapixel, Nikon Coolpix 950, with a 3x zoom lens, which I had bought between Christmas 1999 and the … Continue reading

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For the Birds–Again

I have written about Muriwai Regional Park several times before, and it holds a very special fascination for me. It contains a magnificent beach on the western shore of the North Island, in the Waitakere Ranges, a little less than … Continue reading

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Marvelous Muriwai

Batty had a college roommate, a very good friend, visiting from the US for a few weeks, and one of the places she wanted to share with her was my favorite beach in the area, near the community of Muriwai … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Salamanca silhouettes

A little more than eight years ago, my work took me to Spain. On a foggy morning in early March in Salamanca, the site of the first Spanish university, I was up at dawn to get an early start for … Continue reading

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Parkway panorama

A week ago I had the opportunity to revisit the extreme southern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina with my brother.  It was delightfully foggy at the upper elevations and quite lovely.  I believe the red leaves … Continue reading

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500 Ways to Live Your Love

On this milesone of my 500th post with WordPress, I thank all of you who have been following my blogs. I’ve thought about how to celebrate this, and decided to spend most of the day sorting out a dozen of … Continue reading

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Early autumn in Iowa

It has been an absolutely gorgeous first weekend in autumn. We decided to have a nice drive in the country to enjoy it, inspired by a newspaper article announcing a barn tour. Iowa is the only state that has a … Continue reading

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Places remembered: Piako River(bank)

I am preparing for another extended (7-week) trip to New Zealand, starting tomorrow.  I’m very excited at the prospect and am eager to see what I’ll be able to share with you.  This scene is one that I photographed in … Continue reading

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