ON TOP OF THE WORLD I've taken a lot of pictures of this church. Since it was abandoned now about 10 years ago, it has been slowly dying of neglect. What a pity. it's a classic clapboard New England church. It could be a museum, a place for town history. It ought to be something … Continue reading ARCHITECTURE ON TOP OF THE WORLD – DAY 2 – Marilyn Armstrong
A Photo a Week Challenge: Over 100 Years Old Lucky us! We live in an old town. We officially became a town in 1662 and quite a few of our building were built in the 1700s and a few, even earlier.
We all think we'd like to live in one of those mansions. I know several people who bought one and tried to restore it. They acquired them with the best of intentions. They saw in their minds glorious images of perfectly finished wood paneling and ceiling beams with miniature gargoyles and carved balustrades in the … Continue reading VICTORIAN HOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong
A Photo a Week Challenge: Three Angles Boston's statehouse's resemblance to the U.S. Capital is not accidental. The Capital's cornerstone was laid by George Washington on September 18, 1793. The building was completed in 1800. Both buildings used the same architect (Charles Bulfinch) and were built during the same decade.
It's a tiny church hidden behind houses in Amherst. If you don't know to look, you would never find it. About the size of my living room and dining room combined, the cross on top is a bit crooked. Such a small church, such a long history. The Goodwin Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is a … Continue reading A TINY CHURCH – Marilyn Armstrong
I recently spent two days with friends in Portland, Oregon, the Vermont of the West. Pot is legal and the arts are thriving, all over town. Our friends drove us and walked with us all around town so we got a good overview of the city. On our drive through town, I took a picture … Continue reading PORTLAND STREET ART – BY ELLIN CURLEY
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Lines Angles I love angles in black & white. Please forgive me if I reuse a few favorite pictures I love so much, I just have to use them.