With its antique lanterns, benches, and ornamental handrails, Pier 7 always reminds me of Paris.  And, because it doesn’t have either the action or the awareness of Pier 39, it’s much less trafficked.  Here are three photos of San Francisco‘s most beautiful pier as I continued to work on my night shots in the City […]

Bryant Park may be a famous place to sit outside, enjoy the scenery, and play games, but they’re not the only option in America.  This is one of the checkerboards built into a table at the Yerba Buena Park in San Francisco. On Today’s Date in the Past: Addicted to Fashion Heroes You Might Also […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

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I don’t know the story behind this statue of a woman sitting on a bench under a big, floppy hat other than I thought it was cool and that I stumbled upon it as I wandered between Le Jardin du Luxembourg and St. Sulpice. You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Le Jardin du Luxembourg Sculptures […]

Like much of the middle part of the country, Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has been suffering from oppressive heat and no rain for many, many months.  The weather seems to have taken a toll on everyone  and everything, from farmers to suburban landscaping, from rivers and creeks to the wildlife that depends on them. Drought Photo #1.  A […]

I am still trying to get the rest of the photos I took in July up on the site so I can fully embrace all that is August.  Here are some shots I wanted to share from a recent walk at Ironwoods Park after a disappointing early morning attempt to shoot a barn. What do […]