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Milkweed: Seeds in a Pod

November 13, 2021 - Nestled snugly And bedded on silken strands A subtle pop of pod And coppery seeds explode Lifted aloft by currents...
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Horses in Copake

January 02, 2021 - In both infrared (faux color and black and white) and color, horses make great subjects with their majestic bodies and a...
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Muted Colors of Autumn

October 23, 2020 - The frenzied blaze is giving way to exhaustion. Tones and hues of autumn's brilliance are softening as the season wears...
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Woods, Lovely, Dark and Deep

December 02, 2019 - "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep..." Robert Frost's words are apt for the deepening t...
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The Fallen Leaves of Autumn

October 24, 2019 - Fallen leaves nestled on pathways in Riverside Park, NY, create Still Life images of beauty. Leaves from oak, beech, and...
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Eighty-six Acres

October 22, 2019 - Eighty-six acres in Copake/Ancram, NY, with rolling hills, ponds, lake, and the Berkshire Mountains in the distance affo...
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Harlem Meer

October 12, 2019 - Harlem Meer, the northern tip of Central Park, is a tranquil spot with a lake and a discovery center. Weeping willows ad...
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The Palisades Cliffs' Brazen Colors

November 19, 2018 - In mid November, as autumn ends, the colors of the NY-NJ Hudson River Palisades taken on brazen colors of saffron and go...
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Harriman State Park: Autumn's Turning

October 20, 2018 - Post mid October and the leaves are turning in Harriman State Park, NY. Milkweed pods are bursting open displaying silky...
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Fail Raindrops Haiku

October 09, 2018 - Raindrops and drizzle Autumn's Swarovski's jewels Bead coruscation
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Yellow Beech Leaf Haiku

December 11, 2017 - Few beech leaves remain Golden yellow hangers on Twisting in the wind
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Varied Golden Leaves

December 04, 2017 - Varied burnished leaves Filling the park and the drive The gold rush is on
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"I thought I saw some birds in flight"...Birds in Flight by Mildred Alpern

November 13, 2017 - Birds in Flight I thought I saw some birds in flight Flapping wings, heart-beating fast A tumultuous crowd darting an...
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Harlem Meer Willows

November 07, 2017 - Yellow tipped willows Autumn brushed in paler gold Tree leaves last to fall
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Leafy Bird Brio Haiku

November 02, 2017 - Leafy bird brio Swirling and spiraling high Flapping maple wings
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Copake Day Jaunt

October 22, 2017 - Memorable visit to the 90 plus year-old Copake home, rich in family history and tended with loving care by a nephew and...
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Impressionism on the Lake

October 18, 2017 - Mid October and the leaves are changing color in Harriman State Park, NY. The vibrant yellows, oranges, and reds spill t...
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Autumn Palette

October 06, 2017 - The autumn palette is rich with purples, mauves, and marigolds. Autumn asters and toad lilies are in the deeper, sometim...
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The Leaves of September Haiku

September 13, 2017 - Curling autumn leaves Slumbering on worn brick wall In a dorm annex
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And Death Shall Have No Dominion

December 01, 2016 - Cemeteries in the Rain "And death shall have no dominion" ~ Dylan Thoms On rainy days, cemeteries are sober places wit...
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Autumn in Black and White

October 27, 2016 - Forget the vibrant autumn colors and strip the images bare for autumn in black and white. Maybe gloomy, maybe mysterious...
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Gold Above and Gold Below

October 24, 2016 - First, the doubloons hang on the tree. Then, they drop to the ground, creating a carpet of gold fit for a magic ride...o...
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Bow Bridge: A Halcyon Spot

October 18, 2016 - With a world disordered, roiling events, vituperation and vitriol unsettling social harmony, there lies a spot in all se...
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Blowing in the Wind Selected for DarkRoom Gallery

March 03, 2016 - Honored and Excited to have this image, Blowing in the Wind, selected to be part of the juried exhibition Chroma at the...
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Mellow Yellow

December 15, 2015 - Awash in yellow with ginkgos and weeping willows in vibrant shades, Central Park glowed on a cloudy misty morning. The y...
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Light and Shadow Rhythms Made Explore, Dec. 9, 2015

December 11, 2015 - image from a recent walkabout in Central Park made Flickr Explore. I was entranced by the play of light and shadows as I...
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Bank Rock Bay in Central Park: Recent Walkabout Made Flickr Explore

December 02, 2015 - My usual pathway in Central Park leads me to the Oak Bridge that overlooks the Lake beyond which the buildings of Centra...
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Autumn Hangers-on

November 24, 2015 - They hang on even when so many have left and the tinkling piano notes have ceased. Still in finery, somewhat mussed and...
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Autumn's Passing

November 11, 2015 - The yellows may still be bold and vivid, but the reds are shading into mauves as autumn proceeds into mid-November. The...
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Afternoon Glow in Flickr Explore, October 31st.

November 01, 2015 - The light was glowing and two walkers were partially illuminated in outline as they strode down Fifth Avenue by the Cent...
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Leaf Contrasts: Both in Flickr Explore

October 21, 2015 - Both images made Flickr Explore, one on Oct. 19th, the second the following day, Oct. 20th. They are so different. The f...
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Autumn Blue Sky

October 16, 2015 - Against the October blue sky, bare branches of trees make calligraphy patterns, decked with berries and scanty leaves. T...
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Maple Leaf: Autumn's Stain

October 11, 2015 - Autumn takes a maple leaf and works her magic...she stains the leaves with color -- intense, flagrant, bold, wanton. Cri...
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Crayola Colors and Flickr

October 18, 2014 - Occasionally I will post a picture to Flickr under the name Dorchester (the area of Boston where I grew up). I post ther...
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Copake, NY

October 13, 2014 - Two hours north of NYC lies Copake, with lake Lower Rhoda, the foothills of the Berkshires, and the blazing colors of au...
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Now the Hunt for Red October

September 29, 2014 - October is closing in. Leaves have started to turn, but how fully depends on your location. In NYC, not much. Forty mile...
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Central Park's Neat Division

November 02, 2013 - Such a neat division of peaking autumn colors separates the sky and the reservoir in Central Park. A sweep of cranberry,...
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Central Park Ablaze, Poet's Walk

October 23, 2013 - The trees are turning and some are spotted fiery. Flame-licking leaves climb skyward. Melting reds and oranges glow over...
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Harriman State Park, NY -- Not Quite the Peak ...Yet

October 21, 2013 - Another week to go, methinks, before the full blaze of autumn's colors stains the forest. Right now, though, hues of rus...
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Autumn's Last Leaves

October 13, 2013 - Ensnared and impaled in their longing to be free. A few make sweet liberation in the autumn flight of floating leaves, f...
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Autumn's Kaleidoscope

September 30, 2013 - Prisms of color, tones varied jewels, flirting and prancing against a clean-swept blue. With every glance, a new configu...
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Central Park Crab Apples

September 24, 2013 - They bounce in the sunlight, these tiny fleshy globes -- pink, rosy, and amber yellow. Like sparkling jewels, nestled am...
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Autumn Apple Picking

September 23, 2013 - Apples' rosy cheeks Trumpeting Autumn's ascent Blushing all the while
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