Category Archives: photographs

Front Line Advancing, Lost My Marbles

I had a great time photographing this bunch of marbles and I took so many playing around with angles and focal depth. This image looks like the marbles are pressing forward for action. I found this bunch of marbles in the soil of a yard where I lived years ago. None is valuable, but are […]

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Holiday Open House Studio Sale

Holiday Open House Studio Sale art and photography on the walls plus handmade gift items December 16 and 17, 2017 Noon to 5:00 p.m. 315 Sixth Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106 Having my car in repairs for two months this autumn put a big damper on getting to gift shows and events for the holidays so […]

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Colorful Little Crabapples on a November Day, “Unexpected Berries” Holiday Cards

Walking in the quiet of a winter day I see some of the most beautiful scenes, from my own back yard, to my neighborhood, town, trails and woods. I found these colorful little crabapples growing along the railroad tracks through the middle of town. My joy is to bring not just the scene but the […]

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Thoreau-inspired Winter Walks Holiday Cards

“Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up.” I realize that walking in cold temperatures and snow and ice are not what many people find a comforting thing to do, but I have always found the winter silence of the woods […]

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November Nature Desktop Calendar: Sunset With Barn

When I shared this photo in January this year, around the time of year I’d taken the photo, many people saw their own thoughts and memories in the image, whether it was a family farm or a barn they knew, or farms they drove past or ones in memory. That’s one of the things I […]

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Autumn Rainbow

This is the colorful sugar maple that stands by Chartiers Creek on my way to Main Street. It’s like an old friend. I chose this angle because it had every color of leaf in it and filled the whole frame with just bits of that brilliant complementary blue autumn sky. Because the leaves are almost […]

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Red

Virginia Creeper is festooned on a neighbor’s hemlock like a holiday garland, and just this past week it turned its characteristic bright, warm red. It’s considered a weed, but I find it essential to the autumn landscape because no other leaves are the same brilliance, and the berries feed birds and wildlife all winter. Sometimes […]

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A Walk to the Grocery Store

Some of my favorite photos ever, from last year on this day. I dropped my car off for inspection at a station just blocks from my house and took a morning walk from there to the grocery store on that dark and foggy morning. The sun rose and the fog lifted as I walked through […]

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Autumn 2017 Nature and Wildlife Sampler Box

I’ve been waiting for autumn to come around so I could offer this selection of autumn images. Above is the selection of items for the Autumn 2017 Sampler Box: a matted print of Deserted Cottages a photo print of Red Have an Absolutely Beautiful Day All-purpose Greeting Card Small Roses Fine Art Card Birches 2: […]

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“A Good Traveler” Print or Poster

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~Lao-Tzu in Chapter 27 of the Tao te Ching, tr. Stephen Mitchell It doesn’t mean you make no plans, just that you allow them to change. I captured this photo of the geese on a rainy morning when our creek was running […]

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