RAMBLE: THE BLOG

  1. Covid be damned! Almost Full Speed Ahead.

    07 Feb 2022
    Sunrise on Tampa Bay For full screen display, click on the individual photographs I’m not being capricious, but having been given the jab three times, I, like most of America, have had it with Covid-19. That is not to say I do not take precautions, but I don’t feel I…

  2. The Ponce, St. Augustine

    15 Jan 2022
    The Ponce, the former Ponce de Leon Hotel, is now the Flagler College in St. Augustine. The Spanish Renaissance design structure was built in 1888 as a luxury property by Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler, who left his imprint around South Florida. It was one of the first buildings…

  3. LIGHTS OUT? ST. AUGUSTINE SAYS, NOT YET

    12 Jan 2022
    Ha! You thought I was finished with the Christmas display photos last month, didn’t you? You thought two postings was enough? Well, your intrepid blogger heard about a major holiday light display in St. Augustine, Florida and drove the four hours to photograph it … just for you. Yeah, well,…

  4. FROM PRISON TO MUSEUM

    07 Jan 2022
    The Cadeia da Relação prison in Porto, Portugal was in use until 1974,  six years after the end of the dictatorship of Antonio Salazar. The building, repurposed as a museum in 1997,  is now the Centro Portugues De Fotografia - The Portuguese Center of Photography. Aside from being an exhibit…

  5. MORE FROM THE NORTON

    05 Jan 2022
    One of the reasons I went to the Norton Museum of Art, other than to photograph the BMW, was to see the painting ” Water Lily Pond (Clouds),” one of over two-hundred and fifty canvases created by Claude Monet depicting painted gardens and natural subjects. It is beautiful beyond description,…

  6. CALDER ART CAR

    03 Jan 2022
    Believe it or not, it is actually 2022. I wanted to start off the new year in colorful fashion, so  my first outing was a visit to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach Florida. I love the feel and flow of this museum, a contemporary structure with…

  7. On a High Note

    29 Dec 2021
    The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America Washington National Cathedral We’ve all been through a long rough patch lately - for almost two years. To be candid, not a lot of good news is around and it has become clear that some form of Covid will be with…

  8. Amused or Horrified?

    15 Dec 2021
    I was sitting with my wife by a pool yesterday and captured this scene. Depending on how you view parenting skills you were either horrified, as my wife was, amused, as I was, or somewhere in between as the gentleman on the right seemed to be. I was totally enthralled…

  9. More Southern Lights

    13 Dec 2021
    There is a restaurant about fifteen minutes from me that has decorated their tree limbs with thousands of tiny LED lights. They take on an other world vibe. Although they are not willows, they reminded me of the Tree of Souls in the movie Avatar.  Click on the image for

  10. Southern Lights

    06 Dec 2021
    Christmas in South Florida is markedly different than back home, the near north. The air has no chill in it and there is little chance for snow unless Mother Nature does an about face on current climate change, so, whadda we got to pump up Christmas spirit?  We got lights,…

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