Month: July 2021

THE SAME AND DIFFERENT

Fandango’s Provocative Question #128 Not even the birds agree on this. Some birds come in flocks. Blue Jays and Goldfinches. Sometimes Tufted Titmouses. Starlings. Doves may come as a flock, but also show up individual or as couples. Some birds, like… Read More ›

COOPERSTOWN

BALING THE HAY IN UPSTATE NEW YORK All of these were taken near Cooperstown in upstate New York. We had gone to the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of what used to be our annual anniversary vacation. It was… Read More ›

RIVER REFLECTIONS

A Photo a Week Challenge: Reflection Sometimes, the reflections in the water is so sharp, it looks more “real” than the non-reflection above it. But always, because we live by rivers and ponds that are not fast flowing, reflections double the… Read More ›

BITTER ROOTS

I am named after an aunt I never met. In my style of Jewish family, you don’t name babies after living people. Only after those who have passed. This is not true in all Jewish families. It depends on where… Read More ›

A VALLEY SUMMER

SUM-SUM-SUMMERTIME Dark green boughs heavy with leaves means deep summer in the valley. We are a wonderland of trees. We had two sunny days, but today, it rained. Tomorrow they are promising more sun. Here’s hoping they got it right…. Read More ›