The Perils of Gunkholing

This was found while I was poking around the bay side of St. George Island back in January. Salt marshes are teeming with life and mud. I’ve come close to loosing a boot too.

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‘No Dumping’

January Moonrise Over The Apalachicola:

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A friend suggested we stop for coffee, she knew a place. Thanks, Danielle.

Wabash: Under the El

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Mackerel Sky

It was a good day. I could ride the Seattle ferries all day, and so I did on May 28th.

Once again Black and White has such a different feeling than color. In black and white man becomes another shape, almost negative space, part of the seascape, not human so much as a symbol for Everyman.

In the second photo, color adds humanity. As he looks to the side the viewer eye is drawn more to the man himself, who is he? Where is he going? Is he meeting someone or looking to the future?


I would put this photo in the category ‘street’, it’s not street per se but it is public transportation. Sea lanes are ‘streets’.

More ‘Street’

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Oh, for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brighetest heaven of invention!


My SO had a gig here, a basilica in Grand Rapids. While I missed the concert itself I marveled at the soaring heights of the Cathedral.

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The crowning glory, I don’t think it can be called an oculus as it is not open to the heavens, yet the heavens are depicted in the dome.

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I am always playing catch up with weekly challenges. I apologize for that. It has more to do with tired eyes than procrastination. Huh.


Today is the 12th Day of Christmas, or, Epiphany. I hope your holidays were marvelous and that your New Year has been full of promising beginnings. I’m trying to wrap up last year and as I sort and store photos I realize*, I do like ‘street’ photography.


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* I’m sure you saw what I did there.



Chicago Holidays ‘Street’

In the old school way of counting, today is the 11th day of Christmas. I’ve been posting in bright colors and so I feel the need for the structure, shape, rhythms of black and white.

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I am still here.

Looking Back: Serene Advent

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In the old school keeping of time, it is not only New Years Eve but the Seventh Day of Christmas as well. This was during the 3rd week of Advent.

The soul was willing to up load but I’m just now finding the bandwidth. This was during a concert at St. Andrew’s Cathedral.


Edit: Huh, when you think you see a redundant punctuation mark but it’s really an indication you need to clean your computer screen.

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