Saturday, April 30, 2011

Macro Flowers - Saturday

Trout lily
(Erythronium americanum)

The sun was warm but the wind was chill.
You know how it is with an April day.
~Robert Frost

More interpretations at Macro Flower Saturday

Theme 16: Sports

Falcon Park

A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz. 
~Humphrey Bogart

More interpretations of Theme 16: Sports at Photography Challenges.

Best of April

Montezuma Wildlife Refuge

April ist ein Versprechen, das nicht gebunden zu halten ist.

~ Hal Borland

Weitere Interpretationen of Best of April at KApix.

PhotoHunt 263: Square

West Middle School

Life beats down and crushes the soul
and art reminds you that you have one. 
~Stella Adler

More interpretations of Square at PhotoHunt.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Macro Friday: Week 49

Trout lily
(Erythronium americanum)

Every spring is the only spring - a perpetual astonishment.
~Ellis Peters

More photos of Week 45 at Marco Friday.

Skywatch Friday, Season 4, Episode 42

Martens Tract

Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.
~Virgil A. Kraft

More photos of Season 4, Episode 42 at Skywatch Friday.

Primary Color


May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it.
~Irish Blessing

More interpretations of Primary Color at Photo Friday.

Thursday, April 28, 2011


Tussilago farfara

The herb that can't be got is the one that heals.

~ Irish Saying

More interpretations of Flowers at Who Do You Love?.


American Robin

Today heard a beautiful
sound, it was up in a tree,
sitting on a branch so alone,
spring is near by.
~ jim foulk

More interpretations of Spring at Thursday Challenge.

Thematic Photographic 143 - Please be seated

Garden Bench

Colonial Gardens
Elizabethtown NY

When I am down and, oh my soul, so weary;
When troubles come and my heart burdened be;
Then, I am still and wait here in the silence,
Until you come and sit awhile with me.
~ Josh Groban

More interpretations of Please be seated at Thematic Photographic.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

MyWorld Tuesday

Workin' Downtown

You might not ever get rich
But let me tell ya it's better that diggin' a ditch.
~ Rose Royce

More interpretations of That's my World.

Tuesday Takes #51

Headin' North

It is a rare place in this world, Mr. Palmer,
where reason is the best compass.
~ Dr. Donald 'Ducky' Mallard

More interpretations of #51 at Tuesday Takes.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Let treedom ring

Wolf Tree
Montezuma Audubon Center

Talk of mysteries! Think of our life in Nature -
daily to be shown matter, to come in contact with it -
rocks, trees, wind on our cheeks. The solid earth
~ Henry David Thoreau

More interpretations of Let treedom ring at Thematic Photographic.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Ellipsis #120: Motivational Messages

It is sometimes good to remember
that the things we believe are important
have little ultimate meaning.
~ Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov

More interpretations of Motivational Messages at Ellipsis Monday Photo Shoot.

Mellow Yellow Monday #117

Pluck not the wayside flower;
It is the traveler's dower.
~William Allingham

More interpretations of Monday #117.


Penn Yan Restored

Ships are the nearest things to dreams that hands have ever made.
- Robert N. Rose

More photos for Photo Time: Wooden at Day One.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Today's Flowers #139


The daffodil is our doorside queen;
She pushes upward the sword already,
To spot with sunshine the early green.
 ~ William Cullen Bryant

More interpretations of Today's Flowers # 139.

Inside Looking Out

I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of. 
~Michel de Montaigne

More interpretations of Inside Looking Out at Unique Exposure’s Photo Challenge.


For a deeper interest in the Moon than I ever felt before.
~Warren De la Rue

More interpretations of Textile at See It Sunday.

Photo Shopped

 Sign of Spring
 An optimist is the human personification of spring.
~ Susan J. Bissonette
More interpretations of Crowd at PhotoSunday.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

PhotoHunt 261: Road

Sign of Spring

I'm on the road again.
~ Canned Heat
More interpretations of Trees at PhotoHunt.

Branches and Limbs


Be as a bird perched on a frail branch
that she feels bending beneath her,
still she sings away all the same,
knowing she has wings.
~ Victor Hugo

More interpretations of Branches and Limbs at Shutterday.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Your Town

Urban Renewal

"We lost a lot of beautiful buildings to urban renewal, ... "
- John Barrett

More interpretations of Your Town at who do you love

Thursday Theme Song - Rockin' Robin

Rockin’ Robin
Artist: Bobby Day

Every little swallow, every chickadee

Every little bird in the tall oak tree

The wise old owl, the big black crow

Flapping them wings sayin' go bird go

Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Oh rockin' robin well you really gonna rock tonight

He rocks in the tree-top all a day long

Hoppin' and a-boppin' and a-singin' the song
All the little birds on J-Bird St.
Love to hear the robin goin' tweet tweet tweet

Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Oh rockin' robin well you really gonna rock tonight

More interpretations at Thursday Theme Song.

This Way: No. 99

American Robin

The feller that brags about how cheap he heats his home
always sees the first robin.
~ Kin Hubbard
More interpretations of #99 at This Way.


Don't worry, it will soon past
Whatever it is
Don't worry, be happy
~ Bobby McFerrin

More interpretations of soft at Thursday Challenge.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Wordless Wednesday - April 13th

More photos at Wordless Wednesday for April 13th.

Sepia Scenes #128

Trumpeter Swan

The swan, like the soul of the poet,
By the dull world is ill understood.

More interpretations of Sepia Scenes #128 at Sepia Scenes.

Watery Wednesday #135

East Colvin Marsh

There is no life without water.
~  Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
More photos at Wordless Wednesday for April 13th.


Frances Lake

Civilization began 
the first time an angry person cast a word
instead of a rock.
~ Sigmund Freud

More interpretations of Rock at Lens Day.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Birds But Bees Extra

Great Blue Heron

1st Crocus & 1st Bee
Spring 2011

"This morning, flowers cracked open
the earth’s brown shell."
Christine Klocek-Lim
More interpretations of Birds at Ellipsis Monday Photo Shoot.

Red-winged Blackbird

Montezuma Aubudon Center

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries,

and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.

~ James Addison


More interpretations of Red at Ruby Tuesday.

Food - Drink

Baked Potato Soup & Muffaletta

You can live to be a hundred
if you give up all the things
that make you want to live to be a hundred.
~ Woody Allen

More interpretations of Food - Drink at Two 4 Tuesday.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Macro Monday Frilly Flower


No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. 
~Hal Borland

More interpretations of Macro Monday Frilly Flowers.

Blue Pysanka

 Easter Floral Decoration

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life. 
~S.D. Gordon

More interpretations of Blue.


Let's Go Mets!

The apple does not fall far from the tree

~ Proverb

More interpretations of Fruity at Moody Monday.

Mellow Yellow Monday #116

Gold Finch

"Spring would not be spring without bird songs."
-  Francis M. Chapman

More interpretations of Monday #116.

Hot Beverage

How many scoops of coffee...?

Do Lipton employees take coffee breaks?
~ Steven Wright

More photos for Photo Time: Hot Beverage at Day One.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Theme 13: Water

MacDonald Road

You ain't gonna miss your water until your well runs dry
~ Bob Marley

More interpretations of Theme 13: Water at Photography Challenges.



Is there anything worn under the kilt?
No, it's all in perfect working order.
~ Spike Milligan

More interpretations of Textile at See It Sunday

Scenic Sunday 142

MacDonald Road

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience
- unless they are still up. 
~ Ellen Goodman

More interpretations of #142 at Scenic Sunday.


A Gaggle of Grackles

I was never part of the crowd.
~ Jimmy Connors

More interpretations of Crowd at PhotoSunday.

Saturday, April 9, 2011


Lobster Meat Benedict

If music be the food of love, play on.
~ William Shakespeare

More interpretations of Food at who do you love?