Category Archives: Silly Saturday

Silly Saturday: RenFest

One of the best ways to abandon all serious pressures and embrace a brief period of boundless frivolity on a glorious autumn day, in my experience, is to pay a visit to a Renaissance Festival, if one happens to be … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Silly, indeed!

I’ve been trying to decide whether to bring you something actually silly or something warm and sunny, in keeping with reflections on warmer times as winter drags on, and I’ve hit on what I think is a rather clever compromise. … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: See no weevil

Surely you’ll tolerate a little more wordplay… While in New Zealand last month and visiting old friends in Wanganui, I was out in their garden trying to take up a challenge to photograph some rather large flies in mid-flight. One … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: The road to…?

As we greet this New Year, I’ve kept my eyes open for a suitable first post, and today this happened. It seemed quite appropriate as we contemplate what it may bring. There is one thing in my immediate future: I’m … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Running start

Ever since our parents took my younger brother and me on a trip to Florida when we were boys and I first saw pelicans in flight, I have had a special place in my heart for their dichotomy of comical … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Selfmunk

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Silly Saturday: With Cupid’s blessing

Nearly five years ago my job took me to Italy. One work-free day found me in Firenze (Florence) and, of course I used it to explore. I had a little tourist map of the city and used it to wander … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Selfie (1)

My photofriend the FATman has been posting an occasional self-portrait for some time now, and I remember telling him at one point (something more than a year ago, I believe) that I really should do one, too, and—for some reason—today … Continue reading

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About Face (2): Meet Mr. Maple

For some time now, especially after Limo’s passing in September, I’ve had the feeling, when I’ve been out behind the house, that I’ve not been alone.  I’ve been talking about that feeling, when being in the woods, with others who … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Looking back

When you’re out and about with your camera, open for inspiration for something to really catch your eye, do you ever get the feeling that you’re not alone?  That you are also being observed?  Watched?  Studied?  Evaluated?  This has happened … Continue reading

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