Category Archives: black and white

Tales from the Crypt

It just wouldn’t be All Hallows Eve without a graveyard now would it?  And this graveyard is a very old famous one in Scotland – St. Andrews Cathedral.  The Cathedral (what’s left of it) dates back to the 12th century.  … Continue reading

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Halloween Week – Abandoned House #5

There’s an interesting story that goes with this image.  I kinda sorta remember where I found this house (actually it was an entire abandoned block) I remember the images I took BUT I cannot recall when I took this photo … Continue reading

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Halloween Week – Spooky House #1

Since this is the week leading up to Halloween I’ve decided to post some “spooky” houses for the week.  I call this image “Do ghosts play basketball?”  Side note about this image,  there were two abandoned homes next to and … Continue reading

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Says who?

Says this Barred Owl we were fortunate to be led to by another couple who had seen it first on the park walking trail after they saw us with our cameras.  It was a great start to the exploration of … Continue reading

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Gone Birding

Bird photography is a very interesting, sometimes challenging and rewarding genre of photography.  And even though species vary across the globe and even from one area of where you live to another, there are almost always some birds out there … Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday – Tilt your head to the right

It’s been 2020 and it’s craziness here at my end of the internet.  We had a tornado come through which didn’t damage anything around us but was scary; shook the house and our neighbor two homes away had to come … Continue reading

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For life

We were out looking to find not the elusive male wood duck but this time eagles and ospreys… oh heck!  Let’s be honest here, we were looking to find any birds we could to photograph and if they happened to … Continue reading

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Garden Gardenia

I fell in love with gardenia’s after seeing the film Lady Sings the Blues.  The singer, Billie Holiday (played by Diana Ross in the movie) wore gardenias in her hair when performing. I remember a conversation I had with my … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

To the man who taught me how to play poker and pool and trash talk while doing them; never got the hang of a poker face though, would giggle too much.  Who introduced me to such jazz legends as Miles … Continue reading

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Hiatus

The world is steadily changing and some changes aren’t exactly what we wanted or expected but we try to adjust.  Part of adjusting for me now is to take a break for awhile.  I don’t know if it will be … Continue reading

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