Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Frosted Morning

I know you all are just dying to see our snowy Upstate aftermath, right?  We did not get the huge dump gotten in Boston and other coastal areas.  

Just sort of pretty.

Little Pond

Saturday, January 22, 2011

SIL Darrell and the grandkids

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Nice childlock you got here!

Husband RJ's latest contribution to Little Pond.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Baby Bummy at the Front Door

A quick visit and some lunch. Violet is getting really familiar with our home.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Grandma's first feeding.

Dig the mohawk!

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Waterfowl in the morning sun

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

February Frigid 2009

What's wrong with kids (or maybe their parents) these days? In the sixties, this frozen flooded wood would be totally scored with skate marks. Nary a one. It's sad.
This little goldfinch will be a gorgeous canary yellow, come May.
The blocks make a nice shot near the river, a juxtaposition of cold ice and hot sunlight.
The blue sky seems to be part and parcel with our trips in the mid-morning hours. I feel cheated when there are too many clouds to see sky. It's cold, clear and charming.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008


These three photos have been sized and toned for computer desktop backgrounds.Sunlight on the Chemung River, Elmira, New York. February 27, 2008.
Taken after overnight snow storm. February 27, 2008.
Lovely snow dusted thicket. Town of Elmira, New York, USA.

Little Pond

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Wrong setting

The following photos were taken on SCAN. That's what was screwing up the color. Keep in mind that the bird I saw was golden brown.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Immature Hawk?

Unfortunately the color is wrong and I don't want to mess with them. They were actually golden brown.

I was afraid I would lose him if I took the time to adjust settings. In fact, I did lose him when I tried after getting a few.

Got these two shots with plenty of detail.

And one from behind.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007


One of many photos I've taken of the herons that frequent the Chemung River with the Elmira, New York, USA city limits. These birds, while shy of people, are pretty phlegmatic about being photographed. My holy grail right now is the pair of eagles I constantly see out of the corner of my eye. The two enormous birds are always on the wing when I finally figure out what they are and start groping for my camera.

Little Pond

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Happy Halloween from...

Our Pink Puppy Princess!

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Ready for the Bridal Shower

VeggieGirl and MammaDog in warpaint.
The Minister and the Maidens. The Minister is at left and the maidens are listed in the next frame.
The obligatory lingerie shot. MammaDog surrounded by her maids. From the left, Pappa Dog's sister, Mamma Dog, VeggieGirl, and the Little Blonde Girl from across the street.
That's Grandma of the Bride back there. She still can party with the best of them. Her favorite grandchild is in front.
I can never escape the unblinking eye. This is my shower outfit, from the Dress Barn. It's what all heifers wear these days.
It's only fair to show RJ as Dad. He will, of course, wear a bright, fallish tie. I will also wear a suit: we'll be twinsies!

Monday, July 31, 2006

These are RJ's girls. From the left: VeggieGirl, pb, Husband RJ and MammaDog Posted by Picasa

And these are Geoff's girls, sort of. From the left: MammaDog, PappaDog, HuggaMutt and VeggieGirl Posted by Picasa

Saturday, July 29, 2006

No evidence of the past week's vandalism that could have easily wiped out a lesser business. Let's hope the American flag won't be shamed again by what was likely teenagers being stupid. Posted by Picasa

A small sampling of local encouragement greets the would-be diners just inside the front door. Posted by Picasa

Waiter calculates a check near some pretty exotic fish pics on glass. Posted by Picasa

Must be a famous pagoda over these diners. Note the "skylight" fakes left from Ponderosa Steak House. Posted by Picasa

Big buffet presided over by a large photo of Hong Kong at night. Posted by Picasa