June 16, 2017

Five for Mid-June

Friday's a good time to catch up on posting miscellaneous photos and the Willy Nilly Friday format works well for that.

1. There are two Canada Geese families on the pond with adolescent goslings. Here's one of them swimming along. There's lots of green reflected in the water.

2. This is a scan of a slightly faded picture from 1973. My girls were reading with friends in front of our townhouse in the Del Ray section of Alexandria. On Wednesday I was shocked to hear of a shooting incident at Simpson Stadium, which was less than a block from this house. When we lived there, I walked through the park there almost every day and my children played there.

3. On a pleasanter note, here's a bright orange daylily.

4. Recently we found ourselves in Purcellville on an art tour. I drove past the house where my sister lived before she moved to Kentucky. I still miss her!
Skywatch Friday
5. Last of all, I have a somewhat odd-looking cellphone picture. We were in a restaurant and I noticed the late-day sky was showing through the translucent shades.

Have a nice weekend!


  1. Hello, I love the green reflection and geese. The daylily is pretty. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

  2. ...mid June, where does the time go?

  3. I like that last shot!

    Geese are such watchful parents.

  4. There's something so cool about the old, faded film shots! Seems like there's violence and bad things happening all over in areas where we used to feel safe.

  5. Lovely families! The last shot is very painterly, my favorite, like a sepia from an old book.
    Enjoy your weekend, thanks for joining

  6. Lovely flower and I like the geese too.

  7. Mid June already! This year is going by so quickly.

    I loved your photograph selection here, thank you.

    All the best Jan

  8. I like this mix of photos. The last one almost has an eerie feel to it.

  9. I love the photo of your girls reading! The shooting was too close to home for you 😢 my lilies are about to bloom! Thanks for linking Linda and WN will be up and running in the morning! Hope to see you! 😊


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