Category Archives: Photography

Constance Spry: Who Knew?

For the longest time, Constance Spry was “only” a rose to me, albeit my favorite rose. I know growers name their roses after family members and famous people, but I never really wondered if Constance was the former or the … Continue reading

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Castillo de San Cristobal: Stunning Views of Land and Sea

After a fortifying (!) lunch at Café Puerto Rico, we hiked up the hill toward the castle. San Cristobal is one of two castles built beginning in the 1600s to protect Old San Juan from attack. San Cristobal’s fortification pretty … Continue reading

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Spring in Northern New Jersey: It’s Coming!

Today the weather is mild here in Northern New Jersey so I took my Nikon D90 out into the yard to see if I could find signs of spring approaching. And, thankfully, the answer is “yes, I did.” It’s been … Continue reading

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Red-Winged Blackbirds: First Sighting EVER

The hubbub outside my kitchen window at 8:30 this morning was incredible. At first I thought the local hawk had swooped in for some breakfast. But when I looked out the kitchen window, I saw a whole flock of red-winged … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

AZ Tomorrow! Guess what?! I’m leaving for AZ in the morning. I’m going to visit my mother who relocated there a few years ago. She lives in Sun City, AZ, Mecca for retirees from all over the U.S. I’m taking … Continue reading

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Nikon D90

Mom Has a New Camera Note from Mom: A big hug for my husband Mike who listened when I talked about Pioneer Woman, her preferred camera and her photo skills; knowing how much I enjoy taking photos and how I … Continue reading

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