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Sunday, March 28, 2010
Saturday, March 27, 2010
Friday, March 26, 2010
DO WE HAVE TIME TO STOP AND LOOK AT THE CONCRETE WORLD AROUND US REFLECTED IN MOTOR CAR WINDOWS?
THIS PHOTO OF A REFLECTION SEEN IN THE WINDSCREEN OF A PARKED CAR REMINDS ME OF A BUILDING BUILT BY FAMOUS ARCHITECT, Frank Gehry, IN PRAGUE, KNOWN AS THE 'RASIN BUILDING', OR THE 'DANCING HOUSE', AS SEEN BELOW -
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I WISH Frank Gehry WOULD BUILD MORE OF HIS FINE IMAGINATIVE BUILDINGS HERE IN THE UNITED STATES!
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Thursday, March 25, 2010
Behind those trees, looking up from backyards, is BETHPAGE STATE PARK GOLF COURSE, known as the 18-HOLE 'BLACK' COURSE*, in Farmingdale, NY, site of the 2002 and 2009 US OPEN
*Note: A Tillinghast designed course with bunkers in triple digit numbers, 7,386 yards, 144 slope rated. A VERY difficult course to play - hence, the Black Course!
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Wednesday, March 24, 2010
A sunny day, between rainy days. A good day for a yard cleanup and a quick, hyper-swing act, before the work starts!
And Dad is on the job already! And the next day it rained again.
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Friday, March 19, 2010
This is JOE MANGRUM working with coloured sand in Union Square Thursday. He uses one hand to pour the sand and the other to answer the phone!
Seems like we don't have time to do one thing at a time anymore!
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Thursday, March 18, 2010
I usually photograph the sunrise from the same place in my apartment kitchen. Today, it is
noted that the sunrise is occurring behind the square building with the chimney.
A month ago, before the Chilean earthquake, it was rising closer to the right of the picture,
as noted below.
It has been reported by a NASA scientist that the Chilean Quake has shifted the earth's Axis; that, while individuals would not experience the magnitude of the shift, it means that our days are
a bit shorter because of it. The story was written by Alex Morales for Bloomberg on March 1, 2010, at 2.28 PM East: "CHILEAN QUAKE SHFTED EARTH'S AXIS" It can be googled.
Yes, in the meantime, we have set our clocks forward an hour, but would this make much of a
difference where the sun rises, I wonder. Curious Skywatcher!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Monday, March 15, 2010
A RED COLLAR AND GOLDEN EYES - my new name is MISSY and I like it. I spotted my 'just looking' family at the pound and walked over to them! I think I am 7 months old.
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Sunday, March 14, 2010
On 4th Avenue, opposite the Post Office on 11th Street.
Its Gothic architecture, rescued, maintained, slowly but surely: offering free Bach on Wednesdays, an independent junior school for 400 students and a modern playground weekdays, and lots more besides for the community.
This photograph is for monochrome weekend because something old sometimes looks better than something new. (An aesthetically pleasing, ancient and modern, renovation has been quietly going on here for years)
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Saturday, March 13, 2010
There are 3 chapters: THE WINDOW, TIME PASSES and 'THE LIGHTHOUSE' (a print)
A multicolour wood cut print by Margaret Gosden from a series inspired by the novel TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf
Title of print: "...on, then, on to R" (Mr. Ramsay measuring his 'success' from A-Z) He is stuck at Q!
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Friday, March 12, 2010
Inspired by views of the Reflecting Pool in the Egyptian Wing at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.
From the photo of the papyrus plant stand in a corner of the pool as seen below
ISSUE: And something else to reflect upon: Read 'Health Reform Myths' by Paul Krugman OP-ED columnist of the New York Times here.
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Thursday, March 11, 2010
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
There are fifty steps to run up or down at 7th Street - no elevators or escalators. It's too bad if you have
luggage, a stroller and child, or have a walking problem (the L line)!
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Sunday, March 7, 2010
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Today has been the first gloriously sunny day in NYC in
a long while, throwing long shadows everywhere. I could not resist shooting this one because the shadow is so colourful set against the building it represents.
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Friday, March 5, 2010
After the thaw comes the puddles - deep, dirty and splashy - yuk! But, head down to the
wind, what a wondrous way to look at shapes so familiar to the eye!
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Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Frankly, I don't remember how I did this! I was experimenting with both a video take in my G7
Canon, and some stills I had taken at the same time. I might have been trying to make a slide
show (one of my earlier ambitions) when first trying out the iMovie application in my Imac. I still
haven't made a slide show!
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Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Spotted in a ground level townhouse backyard, the remaining wholeness of this hydrangea stood out gamely as the snow began its third onslaught earlier this week. I stood in a puddle formed from the previous thaw, photographed it, and this is the result, among others.
This shot taken March 2, following a heavy snow storm!
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