Category Archives: art

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART FOUR

We stayed overnight at the Hotel Meteoritis which is within view of the Meteora Monasteries. Serene, spiritual, magical, mystical, extraordinary, breathtaking, immense, inspiring, impressive. These are only some of the words people very often use […]

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART THREE

Our next stop was the site of the ancient city of Philippi, which caught me by surprise.  The site is not nearly as developed as some of the other sites we visited.  With the exception […]

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FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL – PART ONE

Our next cruise was only a part of an overall travel adventure and the entire trip deserves to be told. In May 2015, Liz and I joined a group of folks (mostly from Belin Memorial […]

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THE CRUISING LIFE – SEVENTH CRUISE – AUCKLAND

Leaving the Bay Islands we next stopped in Auckland, New Zealand. Auckland is New Zealand’s most populous city and is a multi-cultural hub of food, music, arts and culture. Also known as Tāmaki Makaurau,  Auckland sprawls over volcanic hills and […]

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Happy Halloween

Evolving from the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain, modern Halloween has become less about literal ghosts and ghouls and more about costumes and candy. The Celts used the day to mark the end of the […]

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Fireworks – New Video

Like many of you I love to watch fireworks. Over the years the displays have gotten better and better as firework technology has grown. I have a fairly large collection of firework images that I […]

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Collages

A collage is a work of art made from numerous materials such as paper, newsprint, photographs, fabric, and other found objects. Many modern collages are made by placing electronic images on a digital background. You […]

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Sabattier Effect

Here is a modern version of an old effect – The Sabattier Effect.  Sabattier was a French photographer who, in 1862, accidentally turned on the light while developing film and got some strange and unpredictable […]

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