Tuesday, June 30, 2009

St. Louis: around town

Near Chestnut St. and North Broadway

Monday, June 29, 2009

Malabar Farm


Historic Malabar Farm is an Ohio state park between Columbus and Cleveland. Louis Bromfield developed the farm starting in 1939 out of his interest in sustainable agriculture.  He was a prolific and successful writer and he won a Pulitzer.  
He offered his farm as a retreat to stars and celebrities. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married here.  
JDo and I camped here a night on our way east two weeks ago.  

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Adirondacks




Rainy day yesterday; Common Loon on the misty Flow; Common Merganser with 13 ducklings; sunny day today

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Adirondacks

Looking up the Flow

Friday, June 26, 2009

Adirondacks

Beaver River Flow calm, sublime early in the morning.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Adirondacks

Rap-Shaw by canoe in a cloud of blackflies ...remember it is still June.  The rule was always: open up the camp and turn on the water over Memorial Day.  Skip June.  Summer starts on the Fourth of July weekend.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Adirondacks

Bog near Stillwater

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Adirondacks




Rap-Shaw 


too windy to go on the lake

Monday, June 22, 2009

Adirondacks


Rap-Shaw

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Adirondacks

happy dog

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Syracuse

our zone 5 garden

Friday, June 19, 2009

Grand Canyon

on the Colorado River 
May 2009

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Grand Canyon

on the Colorado River 
May 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Grand Canyon

on the Colorado River
April 2009



Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Grand Canyon


South Rim
April 2009

Monday, June 15, 2009

Grand Canyon

South Rim
April 2009

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Grand Canyon

South Rim 
April 2009

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Friday, June 12, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Monday, June 8, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Gateway Arch


In the rain, water falls in cascades along the curving surface.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Gateway Arch

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Gateway Arch

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Gateway Arch

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Gateway Arch

Monday, June 1, 2009

Gateway Arch


We moved to Saint Louis around Labor Day 2008.  I soon found the Arch to be a captivating subject.  It is always beautiful.  The structure is magnificent. The design awes me. It captures and reflects light.  It soars into the clouds.  It is flat.  It curves.  It is huge.  It is thread-thin.  
Caught up with so many other things, I left it alone for months.
I went there this morning.  It completely awed me again.  I felt vertigo looking straight up at it.  I saw a man on a cell phone walking near it so slowly, looking up and up, trying to explain it to someone.