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Archive for March 2015

SPRING IN WASHINGTON DC

March 25, 2015

One of the best places to be in the early spring is Washington D.C.  The beauty of the cherry blossoms puts a spring in your step in anticipation of the coming summer fun. Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”  ~Robin Williams  Visit other entries from Travel Theme: Spring here BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED! […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: WEATHERED WOOD

March 25, 2015

COVERED BRIDGE While touring the covered bridges in Lancaster Pennsylvania, I came across this old weather bridge in Bedford County. Cuppett’s Covered Bridge was built on land owned by William and Phillip Cuppett. Located near New Paris, this burr truss design has unusually low arches and open sides. Unpainted and allowed to weather naturally, it […]

CAUGHT UNAWARE

March 14, 2015

I searched through my  archives and found these photos for Cees Fun Foto Challenge: Catching People Unaware. Walking the streets of Times Square, you never know what you might see.  Enjoy. See what I found in the mining town of Jerome Arizona. Now back to my hometown on the streets of Pittsburgh, Pa. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WALLS OF WATER

March 13, 2015

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE:  WALLS Below are some of man made walls of water that I have photographed over the past two or three years.  I hope you enjoy them. Waterfalls such a beautiful sight So peaceful and quiet The water shimmers as it falls Blue and clear Hear the whisper in the air As the water […]

Selma Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Historic Civil Rights March

March 8, 2015

The year before I graduated high school the Edmund Pettus Bridge crossing by civil rights activates took place.  It was a dramatic event in civil rights history that lead to many changes for the rights of African-American in the United States. On “Bloody Sunday,” March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ORANGE

March 7, 2015

The Color Orange The color of adventure and social communication The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to ‘gut reaction’ or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers […]