Category Archives: Images
Saint Paul on the facade of Our Lady of Loreto church in East New York, Brooklyn. The church, designed by Paterson sculptor Federico Gaetani and one of the finest examples of neo-Baroque architecture in New York, has been shuttered by the diocese of Brooklyn.
Now’s the time of year when I start dreaming about my garden. I bought some red pears and just stared and stared at them, I find their color so beautiful. Now I’m wondering where on my property I can stash some pear trees. February is a great time of year for us garden-dreamers.
The Everglades without color.
From my writing-desk. At this stage of the year on gray days it just snows and snows and snows all day, a few flakes at a time. Little accumulates, but there is an effect.
Cutting through wood with an axe. The wood is so pretty when freshly cut that I feel bad about using it for mere firewood. But ’tis the season for cutting wood and burning it, and nature is such that its beauties are gratuitous all.
The Mark Twain studio, an enclosed gazebo Twain used for writing while summering at his wife’s family’s farm in Elmira, New York.
Names like Freelove Titus, daughter of Bathsheba Titus. From Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, where I was pleased a few days ago to find a number of old Kuhner family graves.