Groups of animals have collective names that are often archaic and unique. Raccoons are a gaze. Whales are a pod. Crows are a murder. Squirrels are a dray or a scurry. I haven't found out what a bunch of flying squirrels are so I guess they are a dray or a scurry too since no … Continue reading A GAZE OF RACCOONS – Marilyn Armstrong
Try not to let your shock show, but in the morning we had a flock of red House Finches, but by afternoon, an awful lot of Goldfinch had found their way home again. Between one thing and another, I managed to take a few pictures. It turns out that Goldfinch are the ultimate feeder birds. … Continue reading A FLOCK OF BRIGHT YELLOW BIRDS – Marilyn Armstrong
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Autumn Scenes Autumn is our season, though for the past two years, it has been abruptly shortened by unusually warm weather and far too much rain. Still, we did get at least a week or two, which is better than nothing.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Public transportation (bus, planes, trains, etc. One day, Owen met a guy who turned out to be a conductor on a train that runs through Worcester. It's a very old narrow-gauge train and its maximum speed is 5 mph. "Take pictures!" I told him. He had never taken pictures … Continue reading THE TRAIN THROUGH WORCESTER – OWEN KRAUS
ONE MORE SUNSET Yes, I know my numbers are out of order. That's the price we pay for trying to work with material coming from the other side of the world. Posts show up late, sometimes a couple of days late and since I can't control when they wind up in my "inbox," I just … Continue reading ONE MORE SUNSET #16 – Marilyn Armstrong
HOMEWARD BOUND INTO THE SUNSET - BECKY B'S JANUARY SQUARES It was just another day coming home from the doctor. Our house is due west from the doctor's office. I knew this because the sun was in our eyes all the way home. I thought it would be dark when we got back, but there … Continue reading HOMEWARD BOUND #7 – Marilyn Armstrong
FOWC with Fandango — Stairs When we bought this house -- 19 years ago -- I figured there were only 12 stairs from the front door: six up and six down. We were moving from a three-story triplex in Boston, so a mere 12 steps didn't seem like much. I could not imagine a time when … Continue reading STAIRS AND STEPS- Marilyn Armstrong