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… Continue Reading “Cagüenõ”
Photo Friday …Downtown, prompted me to post a small gallery of downtown scenes, and a sonnet (of course).
Sculpted Scroll…a sonnet to ponder the fascinating history of an ancient implement of survival, photographed while on display at the museum on Caguas, Puerto Rico.
Broken Bedazzled by intensely tinted deck, Resplendent splash that hides too well the stains Of decades overrun with sad neglect, Knocking, cracking, warning ever plain. E‘en deadly risk ignored by… Continue Reading “Broken”
Last November we traveled to Puerto Rico, en route to St. Thomas in support of the Seton Hall Pirates, for the Paradise Jam, a pre-season college basketball tournament. While in Puerto Rico, we visited the town of Caguas, and toured several museums. The Museo de… Continue Reading “Roots (Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself)”
A gallery of my photographs that utilize depth of field to focus on and accentuate the subject. From macro shots of flowers in bloom, blurring surrounding foliage and contrasting vines into the background, to goldfinch pairs busily attacking a backyard feed, and finally to… Continue Reading “Depth of Field, A Gallery of Favorites”
This photograph was taken last week while I was touring the Jardín Botánico y Cultural de Caguas, Puerto Rico. It’s amazing to consider that centuries before the birth of Christ, The indigenous peoples of Puerto Rico, represented by this Taino Indian, were living… Continue Reading “Unrestrained. (Photo Friday: Metal)”