Tag Archive: green

Looming, Green

Maybe if I keep posting pictures of trees I’ll manage to stay calm despite the many things.

Have A Seat

People do actually “sit a spell” hereabouts. A Year Ago: Mountain Magic No matter what the frustrations or pains, a few minutes in this landscape will alter my frame of mind for the better… [read more]

In The Green

50 Shades of Green

No one’s telling anybody what to do in this scenario. Not even if that’s what they think they want. Freedom. Deal with it. A Year Ago: This is Water [video]


Spectacular weather arrived yesterday afternoon, and today is more of the same: in the seventies, sunny, dry, gorgeous breeze. I’d be playing hooky but I have work to do this morning and floor duty at Preferred this afternoon. A Year Ago: Strange & Wonderful

Bamboo Spring

Like this tuning-fork of a tree, I’m vibrating to the green impulse of Spring. Today featured the building crisis-du-jour: DOORS. After three months of silence on the subject, all of a sudden I had to provide doors tomorrow or siding could not proceed and then god knows when the crew would be available again. FFS….


Half full or half empty? Is this dried clump of hydrangea a presage of withered old age or a harbinger of spring to come? Or is it simply something that is beautiful right here, right now, as it is today? I have been reunited with my marvelous, magical Lumix/Leica 45mm macro. I cannot overstate how…

Edge Case

The best thing about this image is the water droplets that you probably can’t see too well. A Year Ago: On the Edge Usually, when I crop a photograph, it’s strictly for compositional reasons: the camera’s frame has included something I wish to exclude… [read more]

Peridot Passage

I’ve photographed this passageway and its twin before. Let me be clear: I don’t think this stairwell in Shirlington is a gem of architectural genius. On most objective grounds it’s darn ugly. And yet, there’s something about the shapes and rhythms, the patterns of light and dark, the loops of the handrail, the river of…

Sunset Blades

Thoroughly exhausted today. Because I love you all, I managed to hork up this image. Please don’t hold it against me. A Year Ago: Harpers Ferry I spent a few hours in Harpers Ferry on Sunday… [read more]