15-01-30 Weekly Photo Challenge – Depth

“Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.”

Martin Friedman

This week s challenge is depth.

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Other deep views:

http://brokenlightcollective.com/2015/01/30/withstanding-depression/

https://varietyoflight.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/depth/

https://vernetteoutloud.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/weekly-photo-challenge-depth-i/

http://ceenphotography.com/2015/01/30/wp-weekly-photo-challenge-depth/

https://halfaphotograph.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/sunset-shades-and-shadows/

https://bythebriny.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/first/

https://forestgardenblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/wpc-depth/

https://idleandboredtwo.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/weekly-photo-depth/

https://acoffeebreakwithmike.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/into-the-fog/

15-01-27 Scenes From A Small Storm

RSJohnson_Hudson_1501279152Well, the Clipper stayed east of us and NYC ended up with between 6″ and 12″ depending on your borough. It will probably be an extraordinarily expensive non major event given how many people didn’t go to work today and the cost to small business of shutting down the subway.

Long Island, Massachusetts and Maine got hit hard. It wasn’t the size of the storm but the location that was missed. I hope my Governor and Mayor will realize that weather forecasts are notoriously unreliable and you don’t cancel the world on a rumor. You prepare but you don’t act until you have some surety.

However, it was a “snow day” today. Here are a few images from this morning

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15-01-26 Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself – Self Portrait Blizzard Version

A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed, and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he’s wearing or how he looks.
Richard Avedon

The Weekly Challenge is Express Yourself

My first take was 15-01-23

My second take was that

Today is “and the other”…

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Other’s expressions:

https://frangipanisingaporenicum.wordpress.com/2015/01/27/weekly-photo-challenge-express-yourself-a-mystery/

https://edwinleroy.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/underground/

https://myvintageeats.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/weekly-photo-challenge-it-is-why/

https://deborahrehmat.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/express-yourself/

https://randominterests.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/photo-challenge-express-yourself/

http://leesburg4.com/2015/01/26/express-yourself/

http://theonlyd800inthehameau.com/2015/01/26/weekly-photo-challenge-express-yourself/

https://eljaygee.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/wpc-express-yourself/

https://tamtam01blog.wordpress.com/2015/01/26/weekly-photo-challenge-express-yourself/

https://mutajalliphotography.wordpress.com/2015/01/27/express-yourself/

15-01-25 A Walk By Piermont Marsh

“The white face of the winter day came sluggishly on, veiled in a frosty mist; and the shadowy ships in the river slowly changed to black substances; and the sun, blood-red on the eastern marshes behind dark masts and yards, seemed filled with the ruins of a forest it had set on fire.”

Charles Dickens

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Oh, you take the high road and I’ll take the low road…

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15-01-24 Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself Take 2

“What a gulf between impression and expression! That’s our ironic fate—to have Shakespearean feelings and (unless by some billion-to-one chance we happen to be Shakespeare) to talk about them like automobile salesmen or teen-agers or college professors. We practice alchemy in reverse—touch gold and it turns into lead; touch the pure lyrics of experience, and they turn into the verbal equivalents of tripe and hogwash.”

Aldous Huxley

The weekly challenge is Express Yourself.

Since I believe that is what I do with this blog everyday, I am choosing to highlight others I have met in my travels over the years who expressed themselves.

My first attempt is here.

If you visited Provincetown anytime in the summers between about 2000 and 2011 you may have met Ella. Damn but she could sing.

RSJohnson_100715_0178Here be other expressions:

https://pwgara.wordpress.com/2015/01/25/weekly-photo-challenge-express-yourself/

http://boulderphotography.co/2015/01/25/expressing-yourself-with-boots/

https://nelkumi.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/behind-eyes/

https://beadstork.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/express-yourself-weekly-photo-challenge/

https://evolutionofrita.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/198/

https://chrisdipetro.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/marilyn-expressing/

https://frauleinwanderlust.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/paths-i-wander-finding-myself-on-tenerife/

https://laparoleaetedonneealhomme.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/express-yourself-daily-post-photo-challenge/https

https://sassyethnicbohemian.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/weekly-photo-challenge-express-yourself-with-the-samsung-galaxy-s-active/

https://tomwarrenphoto.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/a-sparrow-waits-to-express-himself/

15-01-23 Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself -

The challenge this week is Express Yourself

Since a blog is nothing but a person expressing themselves I thought I would start with moments I have caught of others expressing themselves. I may have posted these before during 2013 but I don’t think so. Even if I have I think it is a good way to kick off express yourself weekend.

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As you know I always highlight a few of my fellow bloggers who take the challenge – see below. I frequently add a video. With this theme…only one choice.

https://paypackandfollow.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/express-yourself/https://thoughtsandentanglements.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/10385/

https://acoffeebreakwithmike.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/the-red-mist/

http://dewetswild.com/2015/01/23/express-yourself/

http://mittenedhands.com/2015/01/23/monochrome-woodland/

https://sophiesophrosyne.wordpress.com/2015/01/21/tuscan-twilight/

https://femvestige.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/feminine-expression-2/

https://janeluriephotography.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/moonset-at-sunrise-golden-gate/

https://hikingmadness.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/weekly-photo-challenge-express-yourself/