One of our backyard tulips after this afternoon’s rain. Black & white or color, what’s your favorite?
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Oslo, Norway, 1964.
Monticello Arcade Norfolk Virginia. Designed by Neff & Thompson in the Beaux Arts Classical style, the Monticello Arcade was built in 1907 and is one of only two shopping arcades in Virginia. It features elaborate terra cotta decorative elements, and, at the time it was built, the center skylight was one of the country’s largest.… Continue reading Arcade – Day 71
“A rose is a rose is a rose” even without color.
Happy that Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow but I certainly saw mine.
GE announced today that it no longer make or sell compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) lightbulbs in the US. The company will shift its focus on making the newest and most energy-efficient lightbulbs, LEDs.
Not a lot to say about this picture of a spoon except to look very closely.
The checkerboard pattern of pavers outside of the historic Seaboard Building at Slover Library in Norfolk, Virginia.
Today marks the 136th birthday of General Douglas MacArthur. On my way to and from work I walk by the memorial bearing his name. Like most heroes and great leaders, he was a complex person. William Manchester’s biography entitled American Caesar suggests that “MacArthur was an analogue of Julius Caesar, a proposition he supports by… Continue reading Day 26 – Happy Birthday American Caesar