THE GUMBALL MACHINE Do you remember as a child saving your penny, nickel or quarter to feed into the gumball machine? Originally one penny, the standard cost of one gumball in the United States is now a quarter. During my childhood this piece of bubble gum cost a nickel. The machines could be found in the supermarket, the corner […]
Archive for March 2014
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While walking along the streets where the Pittsburgh Arts Festival was located, there were a number of very alive looking statues that got a lot of attention. The details of the images portrayed by the sculptures, from facial expression to the objects in their hands was amazing. These statues were done by world-renowned artist J. Seward Johnson Jr. One of the […]
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TAGGED “L” – LIGHT UP NIGHT I am not very good at night photography, but here are a few of the city that I captured on Light Up Night, when all the building lights in the city are lit to welcome in the holiday season. It is when Pittsburgh puts on its party clothes and dresses up […]
Jakesprinter in his Sunday Post has challenged us to show some billboards in our posts this week. Visit his site in the link above to see more. A billboard (sometimes also called a hoarding in the UK and many other parts of the world) is a large outdoor advertising structure, typically found in high-traffic areas such as alongside busy roads. Billboards […]
Have you ever taken a photo focusing on one thing and after downloading it found something else in the photo that you didn’t expect. Such was the case in the photo below. HOUSE IN A RIM I was shooting at a Columbus Day parade last year when a line of antique yellow cabs came along. […]
TAGGED “K” – KINDNESS When I first started my blog I wanted to feature the photos I took of life as seen through the lens of my camera. Those photos would show the good, bad and the ugly side of life. In past posts I’ve shown you the beauty in God’s creation. The wonders of […]
“A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth. If no useful seeds are put into it, then an abundance of useless weed seeds will fall therein, and will continue to produce their kind.” […]
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