Places and Things That Caught My Eye
(new added August of 2008)
These 3 gazebo and roses ones I took after a wedding we did at the Mountain View Inn east of Greensburg PA on Aug. 2, 2008
These two were right after that same wedding. Carl came and stood behind my chair and I liked the way his hands looked as he was holding the
This one I took the next day in the woods at Bushy Run Battlefield during the re-enactment. I liked the sunrays through the gunsmoke.
Late afternoon sunlight on the fountain pond in South Park, June 6, 2008
The fountain through the dogwood
Grove just beyond the fountain
Dogwoods and the fountain
Tree root by the pond that looked quite...amphibian
Gazebo where we were shortly to do a wedding rehearsal
(for wonderful fans of light in the sky at this same time, see HERE)
Wild cherries near our old house...May 24, 2008
Old barn with rhododendron on Boxcartown Rd., May 26, 2008
House across the road from the barn...
Memorial Day cartridges lying in battlefield grass...
Bushy Run Battlefield pathway, May 2008 (see HERE for more of this place)
Wall at Shakespeare's against the sky, May 2008
Boxwood gardens behind Shakespeare's, May 2008
Abandoned mailbox with the name S. Over on it
Blue and white house near where we moved in the spring of 2008
Big hollow tree not far from mailbox above
The day after Easter 2008 across from our new house
Yellow rose in windshielded sunlight
February 2008 window flowers...
Thistles and lilypads on Raccoon Lake, Oct. 28, 2007
Leaves floating on Raccoon Lake, Oct. 28, 2007
Spring in Oakland, the university section of Pittsburgh, with the pink magnolias in bloom.
Magnolias along the side of Heinz Chapel.
Phipps Conservatory through the magnolias
Joey, Stephen, and Emily in my garden tunnel, which is about 25 feet long.
Just to show how many critters we have up here. This is the snow in my front yard with
not a single human footprint.
Close-up of sweetgum leaves...autumn 2004
Afternoon sun hits the balcony of Shakespeare's just after we did 2 weddings Oct. 6, 2007
Dandelion between huge rocks behind Shakespeare's.
Setting sun on tall grasses behind Shakespeare's.
Weeds and rocks behind Shakespeare's.
Seed heads over rocks, touched by the setting sun behind Shakespeare's.
Glasses also touched by the setting sun at Shakespeare's.
Tree hydrangeas beside Robin Hill...reception after a wedding Sept. 1, 2007.
Robin Hill herb garden that was very Williamsburgy.
Same herb garden...
Double kerria on the rocks behind Robin Hill.
Berries at Robin Hill
Statue in my garden hugged by snow
Gazebo near our airport just before a wedding.
Looking straight out into the Pacific off the end of the San Clemente pier, March 2006.
Narcissus in my dining room window
Old apple tree at the edge of our woods
Bow Bridge in Central Park, NYC May 2006
Stairs by the Belvedere Fountain, Central Park, May 2006
The Belvedere angel
Interesting tree in Central Park
Pond where King Kong slides on the ice in Central Park
First Presbyterian Church in downtown Pittsburgh. This is where
Kathryn Kuhlman held services.
Come late winter, I start needing flowers on my dining room table. (2007)
Entrance to Longvue Country Club covered in New Dawn
roses. Coming in to do a wedding, of course.
Dappled sycamore on the side of Longvue.
I found this interesting...how though the background is all blurry, the maples are ok.
Sun setting beyond the woods.
Tree in Scott Park I love the shape of
Carl sitting on a bench in South Park looking over the vows while I wander about with my camera.
Carl looking at pond by gazebo in picture above.
Looking up from inside a pink dogwood
The mama dove made a nest in my lilacs
and I watched her brooding every time I went outside as it was right near my door.
I thought she only had the one baby
but then I saw she had two.
Getting a bit further up the branch...
The whole family...Dad, Mom, and the twins.
Just lookin' around.
Little fountain in Phipps Conservatory that looked to me like it was a conductor
leading a snapdragon choir.
Newly-hatched robins in the bittersweet along the side of my big porch.
House I really like in Sewickley
Sycamores lining the lane up the hill behind the convent.
As if the sycamore bark itself wasn't grand enough, the sun dapples it even more.
A bird nest high in a tree above where Carl and I had a picnic Oct. 28, 2007.
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