Rollin’ ‘Round Vermilion

Crossing gates rolled into position as train approaches 7901 rolls across in the old CSX paint scheme Tank cars rolling north Raleigh rolled into Cheneyville, Illinois Vintage International tractor ready to push snow, or drag gravel roads or driveways A Raleigh and Le Tour at Heaton, Illinois Playground with inclined planes (for kids who would … Continue reading "Rollin’ ‘Round Vermilion"

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August Challenge Part 2

August 10–20 Flags Pennants Banners Windsocks remain active For the second part of the Challenge we are looking for: Patterns in Bricks, Blocks, and Stones Bricks as in pavement, buildings, or other structures Blocks as in as above Stones as in above or any surface or structure consisting of pebbles to boulders Include your bicycle … Continue reading "August Challenge Part 2"

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Congratulations to the Lamp and Reflector Challenge Winners!!

With 99.999% confidence in her projection Helen has stated the  following: “Due to somewhat unfortunate developments, I have now concluded Hoopeston would not be  an appropriate destination for our winners The new destination is Brattleboro VT And further, resenting the representation of being an HOB (Heartless Old Bitty) I have reversed the awards for the … Continue reading "Congratulations to the Lamp and Reflector Challenge Winners!!"

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Lamps Reflectors Wrinkles Folds and Bends

Following a golf car (cart) down Wilson Avenue Lady driver fosters dogs and cats and gives the dogs rides Blue lamps supporting law enforcement Handcrafted reflector shining in the waning sunlight Wrinkled? Wadded up? Cycling Gloves The denim patches add a certain amount of class dontcha think? Wrinkles or Folds in plastic protecting bags of … Continue reading "Lamps Reflectors Wrinkles Folds and Bends"

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Reflection/Refraction

Uncertain of the physics involved Lamps illuminating patterns at corrugated plexiglass greenhouse As angle and distance changed, so did the patterns Diamond Back propped against the wall Crawling Monkey? With Flash Riding back home Landscape lights — too zoomed in, and way too unsteady What I really wanted was a photo like the Featured Image … Continue reading "Reflection/Refraction"

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RR Lamps/Power Line Lamps

Railroad Crossing Lights Lamps and Reflective Stripes on the Crossing Gate Arms Raleigh Stops, Looks, and Listens regardless of what the warning lights indicate Signal lamps shine through those little round windows to allow the train crew to know the signal is operating properly Fault indicator lamps on power lines Should the line go dead, … Continue reading "RR Lamps/Power Line Lamps"

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July Challenge

A rarely seen modification to a classic globe street lamp Lamps at the (now closed) Casey’s Route 9 east Head lights and Ditch Lights on CSX storming thru town …………………………………………………………………………….. For Bill, Metaverse Muralist came to town Sneak peek . . .  for Greg Yes!  This is the .0000005 Star accommodation for our lucky winner … Continue reading "July Challenge"

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July Challenge

Hello 365er’s!  New Challenge Host here Again, thanks to Bill, Scott, and Greg for leading previous challenges ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  Before we begin the monthly challenges —  I propose a challenge that will run the entire year That being The Odd, Unusual, or Just Plain Strange Challenge The photo Greg posted recently of the home with all … Continue reading "July Challenge"

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Small and Pretty and Huge and Not so Much

Along 7th street this morning, a flash of yellow crossed above the road and perched in a tree. Sloooooooooooowly stopped the Raleigh, and quietly pulled the camera from my pocket. Adjusted the zoom . . . . .  Hold STILL I thought!  HOLD STILL! And it did   🙂 Another serendipitous shot from the driveway Turkey … Continue reading "Small and Pretty and Huge and Not so Much"

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