Liqueur At the B&B

On our first night in Niagra Falls, New York, we stayed at Hillcrest, a lovely B&B owned and operated by the amazing Cassidy. She purchased and converted her grandparents home into this quaint and beautiful abode. This is the sunroom. I sat here, sipping an orange cordial while reading poetry by Chilean novelist, Roberto Bolaño. It…

Shadow

This is the last picture I took during my time in Virginia. A simple chair, umbrella, and their shadows. The shadow is where I should have been sitting to protect my skin from the sun which attacks my skin like a swarm of needles. Instead, I was sitting up high, in full light getting pinker…

It’s All About The People

I was told the best place to people watch in Virginia was at Virginia Beach where many interesting sorts visited. I went there on two separate occasions but found little the sparked my photographic interest. The people I saw would blend in with most any city in America. The one person of interest whom I…

Rope Climb

I didn’t attempt to climb the rope for two reasons.  First, when I was a kid, I climbed one of a rope to the top then slid down acquiring a nasty rope burn on my hands. Secondly, my upper body strength has not matched the increase in poundage gained over the past 5 years so, even…

Adult Playground

Virginia Beach is a great place to relax, to people watch, and, if you are fitness oriented to perform a variety of body weight exercises geared toward the upper body. It was easily the heaviest used section of the beach on a day when the beach crowd was sparse. I wonder how busy this section…

Two Threes

The sunrise lacked the intensity I hoped for so I had to get creative. My beach scouring turned up three feathers, a couple of pine cones, and some rocks I found to be attractive. I don’t know why I arranged in two groups of three. Perhaps, my subconscious thought of my three children. Perhaps it…