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Photo A Day Challenge: Silhouette…

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Welcome June…

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Photo A Day Challenge: Sun Gold…

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Cape May, New Jersey

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Martha’s Vineyard Trip February, 1989…

February 1989 was the first time back to the Vineyard in winter since I was a child.  Following are excerpts from my travel log about that trip and also pictures taken with a non-digital camera… which does have relevance in this post.    So come join me in a trip down a cold, snowy very wintry memory lane.

Picture of the Islander in dry dock in Woods Hole from aboard the ferry, Eagle.

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One of my favorite places is the Campground in Oak Bluffs. I love the gingerbread cottages but most of all I really really love the Tabernacle… every time I’m on the Vineyard I take a few moments…or hour… and sit quietly there and enjoy just being. Winter is no exception and cold as it was it was warm in my heart.

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Let’s wander through Oak Bluffs a little … notice Christmas tree is still in the Bandstand.

Christmas trees along the dunes at South Beach/Katama where they are brought after the holidays.

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Then to Aquinnah to see the Gay Head cliffs.

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excerpt from travel journal :  ‘it was cold on the cliffs, maybe 26 degrees…but off I went to see them anyway.  Down the road I traipsed over the dunes and onto the beach… what a sight.  Thousands of rocks all shapes and sizes, and there in the distance… the cliffs… I was very excited.  Took some shots and scurried back to the warm car.  Noticed camera had opened a bit, closed it and didn’t think much about it.  After lunch in Edgartown I rode out to the ‘bend in the road beach’ to take some pictures and noticed that the picture counter on the camera said #1 !!!!  When I had gotten in the car in the morning it had said #16 !!!  Something was wrong.   I turned around and headed for the camera shop.  Everything seems to be okay with the camera but maybe it got too cold and lost its memory and reverted to #1… or perhaps when the camera opened just that little bit it caused it to revert !!  At any rate I’m having what was in the camera developed.’

The following day I picked up my photos and not only were they all fine, there was this one…. actually, these two…

shot of the cliffs taken before camera opened …

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shot after I closed the camera … I’ve always kind of liked it… can’t do this with a digital camera …

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After a long first day headed back to Edgartown but not before stopping at Sengekontacket Pond for the sunset…

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Edgartown …

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I love the Vineyard no matter what the season but there’s a quiet, ethereal beauty in the winter.

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Reflecting The Sunset…

The sunset over New Jersey from the Henry Hudson Parkway along the Hudson River in New York City.

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Sunset reflected in windows.

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Favorite Posts of 2018…

January – Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence (click here)

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April – Downtown Newark, New Jersey Walking Tour (click here)

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May – Day Trip to Albany, New York (click here)

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and…

Museum of the American Revolution – Philadelphia, Pa (click here)

 

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July – Sunset Sky (click here)

Heading to New Jersey over the George Washington Bridge at sunset… (does anyone else see 2 eyes and a mouth at the top of the bridge?)  🙂

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August –My Great-Uncle, Louis A Young … The Incredible Man With No Hands…click here)
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October – Maine-Cemeteries and Meanderings, Part I (click here)

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and…

Maine – Meanderings and Museums, Part II (click here)

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December – Photo A Day Challenge, Letter ‘M’ (click here)

Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City

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There you have it, my favorite posts from 2018… onward to 2019 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo A Day Challenge: Branches…

I like the way the shadows of the branches show on the church columns

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Photo A Day Challenge: Welcome October…

I love October and I enjoy creating my own calendars so here are some of my calendar pictures from the past 6 Octobers. Hello again October and welcome…

And this perfect description of Autumn on Martha’s Vineyard published in the Vineyard Gazette a few years ago.

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Photo A Day Challenge: Autumn Sun…

Sep 29

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Photo A Day Challenge: Autumn Sun…

Sep 29

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