Mohonk Morning

Morning at Mohonk is incomparable and unforgettable! We first discovered this many years ago, when we went to the Mohonk Preserve for the outdoor wedding of the daughter of a dear friend. We outsmarted ourselves by reserving the weekend at Mohonk Mountain House, rather than attempt the 2-hour homeward trek after the festivities. However, we […]

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Cagüenõ

She stood calm, in stark contrast to the rumbling, agitated heavens that served as her backdrop.  She seemed to beckon: “Come! Find shelter here with me.” As we rode the bumpy coach from San Juan that would soon drop us off at our intended destination, the Creole city of Caguas, our tour guide explained the significance of […]

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As Plain As Day

Photo 101: Day Nine: Warmth & the Quality of Light
“…oft-elusive inspiration is directly in front if me, in a simple vase of unpretentious, freshly-cut tulips, blossoming in the warming rays of the morning sun.”

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Home

Bearing witness to the mostly-melted snow cover blanketing the yard, I allow thoughts of Spring to seep through the portal of my mind’s eye.

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Sliding Door

The high-ceilinged interior still purposefully exposes the original brick and mortar walls, and the entrance, though a welcoming glass-front facade, is guarded by a massive, man-made sliding door.

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The Journey

I expect incredibly vibrant sunrise shots and mirrored reflections of the Seven Seas Lagoon; but some of my more memorable moments come from unexpected sights and sounds encountered along the way.

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After The Storm

The drenching storms that caused such havoc through the night, were gone by morning’s first light. A clean and freshly showered landscape has always had a positive effect on my spirits and on this day, I knew I just had to go for a walk up to Brightwood Park, my favorite “Green Acres” reservation.

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Perspective

When first I contemplated which photo to post in response to the Photo Friday prompt, “Patterns“, I immediately thought of the many knitting patterns that I’ve used, in creating beautiful handmade gifts; until I remembered this shot, taken a few weeks ago, of the Aqualina Hotel in Sunny Isles, Florida, The sunrise was spectacular on […]

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Back to School

He’d planned it so carefully, counting the years, ticking off the days until his last. After, it was all that he’d expected it would be, as weekends were no longer the times set aside to get personal things done. For four years, he rejoiced daily in the clean-slate promise of unbridled expectation. In retrospect, the […]

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