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Peace

Sitting still in the shadows of memories Monuments to sons and fathers Butterflies flit nearby And birds sing above How many generations Have hatched here and taken wing Since the monuments were dedicated How many generations Of men and boys Have fought and died Since the blood here Was washed away And if so many … Continue reading »

Sach’s Covered Bridge

You can read the prologue to my New Year’s Day photo shoot here. The first place we stopped was Sach’s Covered Bridge. While I enjoy taking photos for their artistic merit, I also love documenting a place so that others can get a sense of the history as well; a sense of the place as … Continue reading »

New Year’s Day

I’m having a really hard time finding words for this… I’ve written about my feelings for Gettysburg. I need to write more about choices. About being deliberate. About understanding myself. About making choices that support my artistic endeavors. About getting off my ass, fighting inertia, and doing things that are good for me. What does … Continue reading »

More Iris

As I got home this morning I realized that more of the iris had bloomed.  This will be a daily event for the next week or so.  The sky was overcast and the first misty drops were starting to fall.  I ran inside and grabbed the camera so that I could get at least a … Continue reading »

Backyard Beauties

I don’t venture out into my own backyard often enough.  I ended up in the back yard today and had to go get the camera.  The light was just starting to hit that magical time and Spring appears to have finally sprung for us.  And so, I offer up these photos from just a short … Continue reading »

Wildwood Fauna

Here is the 2nd half of the Wildwood photographs.  This is the wildlife I saw (and managed to capture ) with the camera… A beautiful Garter Snake sunning himself I think this is a Red-Winged Blackbird but am not positive. This area on and near the Susquehanna River is a breeding ground for Ibis. They are … Continue reading »

Wildwood Flora

Wildwood Nature Preserve is two miles from my house.  It is an oasis of wetlands, marshes, animals, and birds on the edge of Harrisburg with one of the busiest trucking routes (Rt 81) running along it’s edge on one side.  Yes, from time to time you can still hear the big rigs lumbering along but … Continue reading »