Sunday, July 31, 2011


Mingling Monarchs

I wish that you were here or that I were there,
or that we were together anywhere!
~ Anonymous

More interpretations of Together at PhotoHunt.

Swamp Rose Mallow

Cancross Road

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat. 
~Beverly Nichols

More interpretations at Today's Flowers #154.

Shadow Shot Sunday #167

Skaneateles Antique Boat Show

1955 10' Penn Yan
Onwer: Dave Blum

Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party
did not miss the boat.
~ Mark Twain

More interpretations of Shadow Shot Sunday #167.


S. Burlington VT

The telephone is a good way to talk to people
without having to offer them a drink.
~Fran Lebowitz

More interpretations of Phone at See It Sunday.


Antique Boat Show
Skaneateles Lake

Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear.
Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not.
~ James Taylor

More interpretations at Scenic Sunday.


Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
love leaves a memory no one can steal. 
~From a headstone in Ireland

More interpretations of Precious at PhotoSunday.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Widow Skimmer Dragonfly

Martens Tract

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. 
~William Shakespeare

More interpretations at Camera Critters #173.


Nature does not hurry,
yet everything is accomplished.
~Lao Tzu

More interpretations at Weekend Flowers


The poetry of the earth is never dead.
~John Keats

More interpretations at Macro Flowers Saturday.

Rose of Sharon

Rose of Sharon is concerned with the appearance
of what she hopes her life will be in California.
~ John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

More photos of Week 62 at Marco Friday.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Skywatch Friday, Season 5, Episode 3

Flying Birthday Gram

It takes a long time to grow young.
~ Pablo Picasso

More photos of Season 5, Episode 3 at Skywatch Friday.


6" wingspan

Life is a frail moth
~ Sara Teasdale

More interpretations of Enormous at Photo Friday.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

We Will Rock You - Queen

Song: We Will Rock You
Artists: Queen

We will we will rock you
We will we will rock you
We will we will rock you
We will we will rock you

We will we will rock you
We will we will rock you

We will we will rock you
We will we will rock you

More interpretations at Thursday Theme Song.


Site of New Musical Theatre

If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished,
then it's a failure.
~ Doug Coupland

More interpretations of Construction at Thursday Challenge.

This Way #112

Martens Tract

If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.
~  Author Unknown

More interpretations at This Way #112.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Sepia Scenes #142

Howland Island

Faith is an island in the setting sun,
But proof is the bottom line for everyone.
~ Paul Simon

More interpretations at Sepia Scenes.

Wordless Wednesday - July 27th

More photos at Wordless Wednesday for July 27th.

Watery Wednesday #150

Martens Tract

Poets who know no better rhapsodize about the peace of nature,

but a well-populated marsh is a cacophony.

~ Bern Keating

More photos for at Watery Wednesday #150.

Outdoor Wednesday # 133

Martens Tract

Each flower is a hand's span of her whiteness'
William Carlos Williams

More photos at Outdoor Wednesday #133.


Urban Renewal

We must stop talking about the American dream
and start listening to the dreams of Americans.
~ Reubin Askew, former Governor of Florida

More interpretations of Photojournalism at who do you love?

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Common Yellowthroat

Martens Tract

Use the talents you possess
- for the woods would be a very silent place
if no birds sang except for the best. 
~Henry Van Dyke

More interpretations at MyWorld Tuesday.

Common Chicory

(Cichorium intybus)

The metaphor of the melting pot is unfortunate and misleading.
A more accurate analogy would be a salad bowl,
for, though the salad is an entity,
the lettuce can still be distinguished from the chicory,
the tomatoes from the cabbage.
~ Carl N. Degler

More interpretations of #64 at Tuesday Takes.

Red Daylily

Day by day by day by day...
~ Stephen Lawrence Schwartz

More interpretations at Ruby Tuesday.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Emily's Lily

Summer afternoon - summer afternoon;
to me those have always been the two most beautiful words
in the English language.
~Henry James

More interpretations at Macro Monday.

Blue Dragonfly

Eastern Pondhawk 
(Erythemis simplicicollis)

 Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability
~Sam Keen

More interpretations for Blue Monday.

Yellow Honeybee

I'll be your honey bee
~ Blake Shelton
More interpretations at Mellow Yellow Monday.

Sunday, July 24, 2011


Eastern Black Swallowtail

Flowers whisper "Beauty!" to the world,
even as they fade, wilt, fall.
~Dr. SunWolf

More interpretations at Weekend Flowers.

Eastern Black Swallowtail

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
~ R. Buckminister Fuller
More interpretations at Camera Critters.


Falcon Park

You may be a redneck if... your lifetime goal is to own a fireworks standd.
~ Jeff Foxworthy

More interpretations of Theme 28: Fireworks at Photography Challenges.


Casey Park

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water themm.
~ Mitch Hedberg

More interpretations of Weekly Project 9: Outdoors at Photography Challenges.


Martens Tract

A man who wants time to read and write
must let the grass grow long.
~ Sloan Wilson

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

Emily's Lily with Coneflower

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
~ Albert Einstein

More interpretations at Today's Flowers #153.

Shadow Shot Sunday #166

Eastern Black Swallowtail

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
~ Aesop

More interpretations of Shadow Shot Sunday #166.


Hoopes Park

The first day I arrived,
they told me to go home and get rid of that cold.
~ June Allyson

More interpretations of Cold at See It Sunday.

Scenic Sunday July 24, 2011

Martens Tract

Be careful what you set your heart upon
- for it will surely be yours.
~ James Baldwin

More interpretations at Scenic Sunday.


Genesee Street

Understanding is a two-way street.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

More interpretations of Street at PhotoSunday.

Fire Hydrant

Talking is a hydrant in the yard
and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house.
Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
~ Robert Frost

More interpretations of Fire at Shutterday.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011


(stigma & anther)

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine,
and man cannot live without love.
~ Max Muller

More interpretations at Technique 18 : Macro of Flowers.

Skywatch Friday: Season 5, Episode 2

Martens Tract

Oh Stormy
Bring back that sunny day
~ Classics IV

More photos of Season 5, Episode 2 at Skywatch Friday.


Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox.
Talk about vertical integration.
~ Joe Pantoliano

More interpretations of Vertical at Photo Friday.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Common Yellowthroat

Martens Tract

You have to make lots of birdies and give your opponent no chance.
~ Michelle Wie

More interpretations of Yellow at Thursday Challenge.

Get Off My Cloud - The Rolling Stones

Get Off My Cloud
Artists: The Rolling Stones (M. Jagger/K. Richards)

I said
Hey, you, get off of my cloud

Hey, you, get off of my cloud

Hey, you, get off of my cloud

Don't hang around 'cause two's a crowd on my cloud, baby
Clouded Sulphur
More interpretations at Thursday Theme Song.

This Way #111

Lesser Yellowlegs
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

How come birds
Don't fall fromt he sky when they die?
~ Elton John

More interpretations at This Way #111.