Just the Bluejay

July 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The bluejay deserves a gallery of its own. The bird swoops and sits, often posing for seconds while chirping its tweet. It is difficult to catch its flight, so sudden, swift, and unexpected. With patience, however, I have managed to photograph its wingspread and occasionally some blurry flight. Its blue colors are so vibrant, mixed with the lighter...
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Let's All Sing

July 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Let's all sing like the birdies sing Let's all fly on high... Summertime and the birds are winging it, through the air like silver streaks. Some flaunt their wing spans in gorgeous display. Feeders attract them, and squirrels as well. It's fun to watch their comings and goings, and their antics as well from my dining room window, partially hidden...
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Tiger Lilies Metaphor

June 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The tiger lilies are out, red and orange. Some are caged behind steel fencing, a metaphor for the political crisis of immigration with separation of children from parents. These lilies seem to cry out, "Set me free!" What will it take?
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Memorial Day Commemoration, 2018

May 29, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
An overflowing crowd of all ages assembled on the plaza of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument at Riverside Park and 89th Street for a service on this Memorial Day. Music and words were solemn and patriotic befitting the occasion. Active duty Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen participated in the services along with the US Navy Band performing m...
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Lil Gafer, Still Inspirational

May 20, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Lil Gafer is an amazing woman. At ninety-six, she is vibrant, energetic, and companionable. In her fourth floor walkup on the East Side of Manhattan, she continues to draw and design for friends and for her personal pleasure. Her apartment is filled with photographs that illustrate the richness of her life as self- taught artist coupled with innume...
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