Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wordless Wednesday - August 31st

More photos at Wordless Wednesday for August 31st.

Watery Wednesday #154

The Norridgewock Ferry
Stillwater Reservoir

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.
~ Barbara Johnson

More photos for at Watery Wednesday #154.

Outdoor Wednesday #138

American Goldfinch
Cayuga College Trail

Be curious, not judgmental.
~ Walt Whitman

More photos at Outdoor Wednesday #138.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011


Draft Horse
Maple Ridge Center

Horse sense is that faculty that keeps the horse from betting on people.
~W.C. Fields

More interpretations of #13 Animals at PicStory.

Two Boat Passing

 Stillwater Reservoir
(Day before Irene visited)

 There is nothing - absolutely nothing
- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
-Kenneth Graham

More interpretations of #69 at Tuesday Takes.

Red Boat Cover

Skaneateles Lake

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.
~ Bill Blass
More interpretations at Ruby Tuesday.


Francis Lake

Every time I have some moment on a seashore,
or in the mountains,
or sometimes in a quiet forest,
I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
~ Bill Bradley

More interpretations of Quiet - Loud at Two 4 Tuesday.

Monday, August 29, 2011


Light-enchanted sunflower, thou
Who gazest ever true and tender
On the sun's revolving splendour.
~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca,

More interpretations of Sunflower at Ellipsis Monday Photo Shoot.

Bugs on a Sunflower

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
~ John Lithgow

More interpretations at Macro Monday.

Blue Crane

Iconic Genesee Beer Sign

After two weeks of working on a project,
you know whether it will work or not.
~ Bill Budge
More interpretations for Blue Monday.

Yellow T-Shirt

Stillwater Reservoir

I've always thought of the T-shirt
as the Alpha and Omega of the fashion alphabet.
~ Giorgio Armani

More interpretations at Mellow Yellow Monday.

Sunday, August 28, 2011


Millard Fillmore's birthpalce 
Summerhill NY

It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.
~ Millard Fillmore

More interpretations of Fence at Unique Exposure’s Photo Challenge.

Sweet Pea

Sweet pea
Apple of my eye
~ Amos Lee

More interpretations at Today's Flowers #158.

Stillwater Reservoir

Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted.
~ Hans Margolius

More interpretations at Scenic Sunday.


Colleen's Grapes

One of the disadvantages of wine is
that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
~  Samuel Johnson

More interpretations of Grape at See It Sunday.


Scottish Deerhound

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
~ Tony Robbins

More interpretations of Massive at PhotoSunday.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Japanese Lantern

Physalis alkekengi

Faith means living with uncertainty
- feeling your way through life, 
letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.
~ Dan Millman

More interpretations at Weekend Flowers.

Skywatch Friday, Season 5, Episode 7

Francis Lake

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson 

More photos of Season 5, Episode 7 at Skywatch Friday.


Westport Playground

If bread is the first necessity of life,
recreation is a close second.
~ Edward Bellamy

More interpretations of Recreation at Photo Friday.

Thursday, August 25, 2011


My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully.
~ Chris Brown
 More interpretations of Silhouette at Who Do You Love?

Great Blue Heron

Montezuma NWR--East Road

Blue thou art, intensely blue;
~ James Montgomery

More interpretations of Blue at Thursday Challenge.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wordless Wednesday - August 24th

More photos at Wordless Wednesday for August 24th.

Roses in a Water Basin

St. Marys Church

The world is a rose;
smell it and pass it to your friends.
~ Persian Proverb

More interpretations at Sepia Scenes.

South Spring Pool

Montezuma NWR
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
~Thomas Fuller

More photos at Outdoor Wednesday #137.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Charlie Major Nature Trail

The spill way at the Lakeside Paper Mill (1882)

Down by the old mill stream where I first met you
~ Tell Taylor

More interpretations of #12 Water at PicStory.

Mottville Bridge

Double Arched Stone Bridge
One of the few remaining in New York State

A politician is a man who will double cross that bridge when he comes to it.
~ Oscar Levant 

More interpretations of #68 at Tuesday Takes.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Cheese Pizza

Angelo's Best

And I don't cook, either. 
Not as long as they still deliver pizza.
~ Tiger Woods

More interpretations of Cheese at Ellipsis Monday Photo Shoot.

Blue Ladder

Education is not only a ladder of opportunity,
but it is also an investment in our future.
~ Ed Markey

More interpretations for Blue Monday.

Yellow Flowers

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

More interpretations at Mellow Yellow Monday.



Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
~ Fran Lebowitz

More photos for Photo Time: Family at Day One.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

100 Years Old

School House
Oldest in Essex County NY
Built in 1816 of native limestone.

Up in the morning and out to school...
~ Chuck Berry

More interpretations of 100 Years Old at Unique Exposure’s Photo Challenge.


Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
~ Theodore Roethke

More interpretations at Today's Flowers #157.

Hibiscus Shadow

Each flower is a soul blossoming out to nature.
~  Gerard De Nerva

More interpretations of Shadow Shot Sunday #170.


Most glorious night!
Thou wert not sent for slumber!
~Lord Byron, Childe Harold

More interpretations of Night at See It Sunday.

Mottville Bridge

The hardest thing in life is to know

which bridge to cross and which to burn

~ David Russell


More interpretations at Scenic Sunday.


What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.
~ Irish Proverb

More interpretations of Sign at PhotoSunday 
Selected as a Winner in the "Sign" PhotoSunday challenge
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Thank you for this honor.


City Hall
When will my reflections show
Who I am inside?
~ Christina Aguilera

Weitere Interpretationen of Reflektionen at KApix.

Monarch Caterpillar

The caterpillar does all the work
but the butterfly gets all the publicity. 
~ George Carlin

More interpretations at Camera Critters.

More interpretations at Technique 29: Marco of Insects Photoblog Challenges.


Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, 
I say I'm thirsty, not dirty.
~ Joe E. Lewis

More interpretations of Drink at PhotoHunt.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Aphrodite Hosta

Aphrodite Hosta

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

More interpretations at Macro Flowers Saturday.

Sidewalk Worker

Skaneateles NY

As long as they have sidewalks, you've got a job.
~ Joan Blondell

More interpretations at Walk In New York.

Common Pondhawk

Cayuga College Trail
Lily Pond

Deep in the sun-searched growths the dragonfly
Hangs like a blue thread loosened from the sky.
~Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Silent Noon

More photos of Week 65 at Marco Friday.


National Montezuma Wildlife Refuge Center

Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame;
Each to his passion; what's in a name?
~ Helen Hunt Jackson

More interpretations at Weekend Flowers.

Skywatch Friday, Season 5, Episode 6

Lake Ontario

Post dedicated fellow Skywatch blogger Klaus Peter

Say not in grief: "He is no more", but live in thankfulness that he was.
Hebrew Proverb


The Mottville Bridge
(One of New York State's few remaining double arched stone bridges.)

But which is the stone that supports the bridge??
~ Kublai Khan
More interpretations of Curvature at Photo Friday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Vertical Crop

You Bug Me Baby
~ Larry Williams

More interpretations of Theme 32: Vertical Crop at Photography Challenges.


"Are you guys ready? Let's roll."
~ Todd Beamer

More interpretations of Wheel at Unique Exposure’s Photo Challenge.

Selected by Unique’s voting members as a favorite
in the 'Wheel' challenge - Sunday, August 14, 2011.

Thank you for this honor.


Lake Ontario

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
~ Jimi Hendrix

More interpretations of #11 Sky at PicStory.

70th Annual Central New York Scottish Games

Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.

~ Scottish Proverb


More interpretations at MyWorld Tuesday.

Red Jacket

Colonel of the Irish Guard

Checkmate Kate - you've taken the King!
~ Words on a banner among the cheering crowds

More interpretations at Ruby Tuesday.