The topic for week 30 of the 52-week photography project is “patterns.” The suggestion from Dogwood Photography, which created the project, is to “get inspired by the rhythm that patterns bring to your images.” Everywhere I look, I see patterns. I see patterns in man-made objects, and I see patterns in nature. I see patterns […]
Note: Today’s post represents a visual journal of my week. Life is a great adventure, which is why I named my blog “Alice’s Grand Adventures.” I would challenge you to do the same. Take a few pictures each day and, at the end of the week, post your pictures where ever you feel comfortable sharing.
On Friday, August 24th, I traveled with my friend Giselle to Lackawanna for the gala at Lucarelli’s Banquet Center. It featured a variety of speakers, an awards program, the Buffalo Jazz & Swing Band, and loads of food. Lackawanna is a city just south of Buffalo. Its population, as of the 2010 Census, is 18,141.
On Tuesday morning, I was invited to hear Governor Andrew Cuomo make a big announcement. The event was held near a fishing dock near the south Grand Island Bridges, called Fisherman’s Landing. It was a warm, windy day. I brought a “fat book” and a camera so that I could document the events of the
On Wednesday, August 16th, Tara Cornelisse, an assistant professor at Canisius College in Buffalo, was invited by Grand Island’s Citizens Coalition for Wildlife and the Environment to speak about insects. Here is some information about bees and butterflies. Note: Take a look at part one here. The bee story: honeybees are not a native species. They
Note: To check out part two of the series, click here: the bee and butterfly stories On Wednesday, August 16th, Tara Cornelisse, an assistant professor at Canisius College in Buffalo, was invited by Grand Island’s Citizens Coalition for Wildlife and the Environment to speak about insects. Here are some of the highlights of the presentation.
The topic for week 29 of the 52-week photography project is “water.” man made pond Approximately 71 percent of the earth is covered by water. Woods Creek Nearly 97 percent of that water is salt water, found in oceans. The water that we can drink is scarce. Just about one percent of the earth’s water
Today’s #Mondaymusing depicts the colors that I find in abundance at this time of year. The colors are bright or muted or a combination of the two. I am sharing these photographs to remind you to take a five to ten minute break. Go outside and explore what’s closest to you. You may be surprised
Note: I am participating in a seven-day blogging challenge, called the Write Tribe Festival of Words. Write Tribe is an online community of bloggers that “urges you to write bravely.” The day seven prompt is “if we are having coffee.” This is the last post in the challenge. It’s been fun and I’ve made new