Tag Archives: Sunset

Troubadour

I think back, now and then, just how lucky I’ve been With the lands I’ve been privileged to know, All the curious faces and magical places I’ve seen, How in many a new land I’ve taken a new hand In … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (23): Here Come the Sun(flowers)!

This past week New Zealand’s Prime Minister reduced our risk status to Level 2, so things are slowly returning more closely to what used to be “normal.” However, we remain very cautious and plan to continue to be, until such … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (11): Sweet Sunset Serenity

Nine years ago, almost to the day, we were making our first visit to the cabin for the year, and Squiddy was back with us from New Zealand for a couple of weeks. We only stayed up there  for two … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (4): Light In the Darkness

This is among the last photos that I made on conventional film, on November 11, 1999 (it just happened to coincide with my parents’ wedding anniversary). I was on assignment in France, had just finished the day’s work, and was … Continue reading

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Digression

I’m sharing my spare time between experiences at the cabin and those that I enjoyed in Florida, and I’d like to digress from tropical subjects to a more contemplative one that came to me just a couple of days before … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Sunset silhouette

It’s Melancholy Monday again. It’s appropriate because I’m just a bit lonely. I returned from a month in New Zealand four weeks ago and have been here alone since then (except for my amazingly wonderful blackitty, Leo the Magnificent). CD … Continue reading

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Milestone 4C

On this occasion of my 400th post, I wanted to present something really special, and I’ve been considering a sunrise to herald the dawn of next hundred, climbing toward the half-thousand mark, on the one hand, and a sunset to … Continue reading

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Fleeting Beauty (1): Darwin

A few days ago one of my photo friends, The Meanderer, in response to my first recent post about the rainbow in Naves, France, aptly described the moment as “fleeting beauty.”  I was immediately intrigued by this perceptive term, and … Continue reading

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Reviewing (and reflecting on) 2013

A most memorable year it has been, in many ways.  It would be not be at all difficult to provide full descriptions of the events that have helped to make it so, but I think it’s best to keep my … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Light in the darkness

On the last day of August, with only two more days at our cabin before returning to Omaha, a moderate front moved in from the west after sunset.  I went down to the dock to watch for the infrequent lightning, … Continue reading

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