Monthly Archives: May 2011

Graduation

While at Longwood Gardens recently, I watched a group of well-dressed college girls being photographed by their parents.  When talking with them later I mentioned they were obviously having a graduation celebration, but from where? “The University of Delaware.” “Well, … Continue reading

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More Adventures On the Brandywine

On the same day I photographed the eagle from my kayak on the Brandywine, I spotted a fair-sized snake hanging on a branch of a nearby tree that had fallen over into the water.  Never one to pass up a … Continue reading

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Eagle In My Backyard

Well, not exactly in my backyard, but close by in Brandywine Creek State Park, about two miles from my backyard.  This is a telephoto shot from my kayak on the Brandywine yesterday.  It was so high and in the direction … Continue reading

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Bliss

I’m talking about real bliss, not the designer drug. Occasionally over my lifetime, I have experienced brief moments I can only describe as “bliss.”  The feeling is different than just a sense of “life is great” or “things are really … Continue reading

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Hearing and Reading

When my mother was living in a retirement home, she would say everyone her age has some medical problem.  Now that I have reached that age, I agree. My problem is a hearing loss, which is not bad considering the … Continue reading

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Dishpan Memories

When was the last time an advertisement warned you of the dreaded dishpan hands?  I cannot even remember when, but I have in my garage my mother’s old dishpan which is of porcelain enameled metal.  The next time I see … Continue reading

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The Weather Vane

Best of all, I like to look at flags flapping in the breeze.  Next best are weather vanes, and if neither of these are visible, then tree branches swaying in the wind.  Clothes blowing on a line are good, too, … Continue reading

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