Carolina Beach Dawn

Weekly Photo Challenge- GLOW created by Jen H. this week.

This photo glows to me. Here are Anna and Maura greeting the sun. (Unretouched image)

Just happened to have spent last weekend with the family at Carolina Beach, NC and we got up each morning to watch the sun rise .  One day was overcast but we enjoyed our early breakfast and waiting for the light to come.

 

Holy Smoke (that’s) BBQ- Carolina Beach

People at Work series

 

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Meet Mark Wilson owner of Holy Smoke (that’s) BBQ Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Eat in or Take out.  The meats are cooked slowly over oak coals.

Mr. Wilson said he can talk about smoked meat all day long.

Our family ate two orders of Hush Puppies before our dinners came to the table. You choose  two house made sides with your dinner and I selected green beans and Mac and Cheese.  You could  choose from baked beans, fries, mashed potatoes or slaw, corn bread or potato salad.

Pulled Pork, Brisket, Meat Loaf. The sauce on the table has honey and vinegar in it and is flavorful.

Since there were nine of us, we sampled quite a variety from the menu.  The fried chicken is made to order.  Have you ever heard of Cheerwine?  

And in VIRGINIA FF Mar Bakes Cookies, Too

Maternal grandma (FFMarlene) baked peanut butter chip cookies for our grandkids Anna, Michael, Jack and Maura.

We are going to have a doubly sweet family weekend together. Our tins of cookies will disappear at lightning speed.

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Pedestrians on Cell Phones in NYC

Downright dangerous.

From my archives March 2013

I remember taking these photos as my sister and I walked down Fifth Avenue. Photographed with a Canon 5D.   I shot 188 images in about 45 minutes, Here are a few. Too many I know but it was hard to choose.

Pedestrians on cell phones can get distracted  and crossing the street while staring at your screen is risky.  These pedestrians were easy to photograph cause they weren’t paying attention to me. Well, maybe one or two noticed.

You could write a phone conversation dialogue for the images.




Three different women on a cell.
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Pedestrian (s)

Pedestrian.  

or in this post- Pedestrians.

I’m going with definition one

 noun a person walking along a road or in a developed area.
  1. synonyms: walker, person on foot;

    foot traffic

Krista Stevens at WordPress created the photo challenge this week.

I went to scan my archives for something that stood out and found plenty of pedestrians in them.

Cars in our city aren’t too courteous to pedestrians.  There are parts of the world where you step into the crosswalk and the cars stop immediately allowing pedestrians to cross.  IMG_0566Zagreb

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Across the miles

 

You know those greeting cards Across the miles? The kind you put a stamp on. I’m always buying cards And then not mailing them. Oooops.

Here’s a virtual card to say Happy Diamond Birthday to my sister Mary who is visiting with our brother in Okanogan WA

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Remembering our summer 2017 adventures