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Tribute Don Featherstone


Junk Car View from Subway Car

from last Summer- you’re coming out of the ground and the subway car moves fast, shot through the hazy glass.

My sister and I were headed to Coney Island. Looks almost like a black and white photo but it’s color.

junk car NYC subway


Close Up : Weekly Photo Challenge

Close up.  

Charlie.

One month old.

iPhone 6 shots.


Jeremy and Melissa’s Wedding 7-25-2015

A beautiful summer day for a joyous wedding.

Congratulations to Jeremy and Melissa.

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Ceremony: St.Paul’s United Methodist Church- Allison Park

Reception: Four Seasons Banquet House

Hair and Make Up:  by Indigenous Hair Designs and Boutique


Wing Chair Garden

After breakfast with my friend Donna, we saw this pink chair in the front garden.

I shot it through the windshield.  We were stopped at the end of the alley where it was time to turn into the street.

The wing chair didn’t look as if it was put out for the trash?

Wing Chair Garden

A bit of reflection in the street puddle.


Train Trestle in Traffic

Driving down the Parkway West as they call it (Route 376) the construction area provided lots of traffic.

Cars with brakes and I was able to photograph a scene I’ve just admired from the driver’s seat.

Train cars on the tracks were the added bonus.

train overhead

train overhead 2


Waking up to the Sound of Hogs

Maura (6),  Jack (8)and I spent an hour in Half Price Books on Lane Ave while we waited to meet the family for breakfast for dinner at Whole Foods after swim practice.

We bought a couple of books and Maura said she needed an alarm clock to get up in time for her daily 8 am dive practice.  Sounded reasonable to me.

The one she chose makes the sound of hogs-

No buzzer. No bells, no sonar beep- PIGS!!

Here is the first day of waking up to hogs. That is one crazy alarm clock!

Turns out it would be my new Grandson’s birth date but we didn’t know that fact in the morning.  Video

Cecilia, of thekitchensgarden do they sound authentic ?


Ellis Has To Miss His 60th Duquesne High School Reunion

This is Ellis whom I met in Cambridge Ohio. I thought he was selling eggs. Cambridge, OH on Interstate 70 is halfway between Pittsburgh and Columbus.

I’d pulled into a Cracker Barrel to buy a giant set of checkers and use the rest room.

We got to talking, he told me about the price range for the various brands of balls but I didn’t need any golf balls.

Turns out he was from my neck of the woods.  West Mifflin, McKeesport, Duquesne-  all in the Pittsburgh vicinity.

He will attend a niece’s wedding and unfortunately that’s the same day as his 60th reunion from high school.  Hope I got that all correct, sir.  Thank you.

Ellis and golf balls

crop ellis

To give you a better perspective on his location- above is a crop of the photo below.

Ellis


Bee in J’s garden on a Hot Summer Day

Dabbling in nature photography today

The downpour of rain came later. 

Muggy and hot, hot, hot.

This bee was enjoying the flower. Shot with a 24/70 lens/wish I’d a macro for an even better close-up. 

  


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Half and Half: guest blog by Anna

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Half and Half.”

granddaughters Anna and Maura shot by Anna.  Fun response to the challenge, Anna.

love your paper cup smiles

Paper cup smiles


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