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The Tree Year

The Tree Year  blog invites readers to “follow” a tree or bush over a period of a year, recording observations, taking pictures, etc. I immediately knew which tree would be “my” tree: the red cedar in front of my house. It’s huge and very majestic and I named it Nadir. Here it is… Here is … Continue reading

Ants On Peonies

Today I took some photos of flowers in my garden. Here are a couple of shots showing peony buds covered with ants. The ants unknowingly help to open the buds…. Click here to see how this peony looks like when in bloom. Here some more info from the http://www.peonies.org site: Do not try to get … Continue reading

Pirelli Tower and Norfolk Scope

I currently live in Norfolk, Virginia. Today I discovered that the Norfolk Scope is the world’s largest reinforced concrete dome. More info on world’s domes here. Here is one of my photos of the Norfolk Scope [detail] While reading on the Scope I discovered also that its designer was the architect Pier Luigi Nervi an Italian … Continue reading

Things On My Desk

A while back I posted  photos of items on my desk. I recently added a few; here is one. It’s a lampshade completely covered with pink flowers. I like the light it diffuses. Here is a shot taken with the flash to show the actual color. The other “thing” is Trigger, who often wants to go … Continue reading

Good Night

My cat Caesar is the epitome of relaxation. What better title to represent Caesar’s images? Now it’s time to say good night Good night Sleep tight Now the sun turns out his light Good night Sleep tightDream sweet dreams for me Dream sweet dreams for you. Close your eyes and I’ll close mine Good night … Continue reading

Sign

I photographed this sign in Italy, in front of a handicap parking space. The sign reads “Want  my spot? Get my handicap”. . . . linked to: Signs, signs

Krazy Glue and Valentine’s Day

Today Trigger played with Loki and a container of Krazy glue. After applying some on each other, here and there, Trigger went to sleep on this heart blanket. Happy Valentine’s day.   linked to: Pet Pride

Giorgia

–You will probably have to click  “Watch on YouTube”– An Italian song by Giorgia, titled “Voglio Solo Te”. And here is the English translation: I Want Only You Love comes and goes, it is like a wave over me it is like a great sea that I cannot cross without you. Love arrives and will remain imprinted on me even though you are gone, I belong only to you. Love is not easy, yes there will be wounds … Continue reading

Getting An Education.

I attended elementary school a long time ago. In my hometown in Italy. Back then girls had to wear a white smock and boys a black one. I am the one with braids in this photo [first grade class]. Amazingly I actually remember all the first and last names of my elementary school mates. Maybe … Continue reading

Swans At Dusk

Swans and ducks in Lecco [Como lake] Italy. . . . Weekend Reflections Camera Critters Friday Ark

California Dreamin’

I took this photo in Malibu when I went to California to visit my daughter. “….I’d be safe and warm If I was in L.A. California dreamin On such a winters day…”     Thursday Theme Song

Lilo’s Bath

My mom has some difficulties standing for long periods of time, so, when it’s time to give Lilo his bath, she brings a chair in front of the sink and goes to work… While taking these photos I felt guilty; I felt like those wildlife photographers that witness nature’s cruelty and don’t intervene to save … Continue reading