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Windows 3 – Connie, Esther’s Hobby, Olga, Poet’s House, Oakmont Bakery, View from a Bus






Weekly Photo Challenge Theme: Windows

Making the theme last all week? I  photograph a lot of windows.

Here is another  gallery
Connie at ChumleysNew York City Chumley’s Historic Pub After the Fire


Esther's HobbyEsther’s Hobby Shop  Millvale PA

Olga Stained Glass

St. John’s Chrysostom Byzantine – Columbus, Ohio- St. Olga Window




Poet's HousePoet’s House New York City


Merry Christmas Window

Merry Christmas Window Pittsburgh PA



Brooklyn Bridge from Jane's Carousel


Brooklyn Bridge from Jane’s Carousel  Dumbo, Brooklyn NYC



conservatory Columbus


Franklin Conservatory Columbus Ohio



Flag and U of Pitt

University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning on the Horizon from Arlington



Freedom tower

Freedom Tower from my sister’s apartment window



graduation party


Graduation Party Window






Rocking Horse WindowRocking Horse Penn Avenue Garfield Neighborhood Pittsburgh PA


Oakmont Bakery

Oakmont Bakery Oakmont PA

snacks in windowSnacks in the Window New York City



window dresserWindow Dresser New York City Fifth Avenue



Bus window

Bus Window on Field Trip

Poets House New York City & Remembering a Friend

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from the archives-   Found a special poetry book on the shelf in Poets House in New York City- Dorothy Holley’s Dream Quartet.    Dorothy Holley was born 88 years ago today- May 15th.  The poetry community of Pittsburgh misses her greatly.

I filmed a video of Dorothy reading her poetry in 2005, Quart Jar Poet.  She was an inspiration, publishing her first book at age 82 and then three more books to follow. Here are a couple photos from Poets House.  From the inside you look out onto the Hudson River.  You can listen to Dorothy reading some of her poetry on YouTube, filmed by Barb Alsko, if you put in her name in the search.  She was a good friend to me.  I miss having tea with her.   She kept a beautiful garden. Her iris are growing and blooming at Liane’s these days.  Click here for last year’s postto remember Dorothy.


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