HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT – CEE’S BLACK & WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Hiding or Camouflaged I have trouble with this as a black and white challenge since I usually won't use black and white except when there's sufficient contrast and composition elements to make it "work." But hey, I'll try anything. The last one is a sunrise in silhouette. But being … Continue reading HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT – CEE’S BLACK & WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE

A DIFFERENT EYE AT THE CANAL – GARRY ARMSTRONG

When two photographers shoot the same scene, it's always interesting to see what they will shoot that is essentially the same ... and what they will see as different. In this case, I was able to get pictures from places Marilyn couldn't go ... partly because I'm a bit more agile than she is, but … Continue reading A DIFFERENT EYE AT THE CANAL – GARRY ARMSTRONG

WHAT INSURANCE DOESN’T COVER

Seeing. Hearing. Eating. Breathing. Breathing. No one covers asthma medication anymore. A while ago, insurance companies universally decided to stop covering medication to prevent asthma attacks. Most of us don't have the medication anymore. We buy emergency inhalers because they cost around $50 -- without insurance. The daily medication which would prevent the need for an emergency inhaler is about $500 for a month's supply. … Continue reading WHAT INSURANCE DOESN’T COVER

IT’S GETTING GREENER DOWN BY THE CANAL

It was beautiful yesterday, one of the nearly perfect spring days with which New England is occasionally gifted. Spring isn't our best -- or even second-best -- season. It's usually very short, often going from winter to summer in just a day or two. Sometimes, you barely have time to buy a pair of shorts … Continue reading IT’S GETTING GREENER DOWN BY THE CANAL