Posts Tagged ‘PA’

Antietam Waterfall

Tweet When I walked out the door of my townhouse early on Saturday morning, the skies were overcast and foggy.  The air was filled with the kind of humidity more appropriate for a rainforest in South America than the suburbs of Eastern Pennsylvania.  The sidewalks were still damp after a day and night of heavy […]

Cathedral Glow

Tweet On a sultry June evening, I ventured out to Bryn Athyn Cathedral for a sunset shoot.  After a long day of telephone interviews with autism caregivers (and a long couple of weeks of work), I desperately needed to use the creative side of my brain for a few hours.  With storm clouds looming on […]

By The Light Of A Blue Moon

Angels watch over Millionaire's Row

Tweet The full moon wasn’t visibly blue, but its light bathed the 176-year old Laurel Hill Cemetery in a glow for hours last night.  Part outdoor sculptural garden and part horticultural oasis, Laurel Hill is the final resting place of some of Philadelphia’s most famous and wealthiest residents. Both peaceful and eerie, statuary at Laurel […]

Cellblock 14

Tweet Moody. Crumbling. Haunting.  Once the crown jewel of the Pennsylvania Corrections system, Eastern State Penitentiary (ESP) was abandoned in 1971 after continually housing inmates for 142 years.  Known for its distinctive wagon-wheel design and its system of keeping inmates in isolation so that they could contemplate their sins and their penitence, ESP housed some […]

Falling into the Poconos

Tweet I drove back up into the Poconos this past weekend to the picturesque little town of Jim Thorpe for their Fall Festival and some leaf peeping. The little Leigh High Valley town, was originally two towns,Mauch Chunck (Indian for Bear Mountain) and Eastern Mauch Chunk. Both thrived and blossomed with the discovery of anthracite […]

America Will Once Again Rise From The Ashes of the Bushes

Tweet So said Senator Hillary Clinton this afternoon at a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania that I attended. Dramatic perhaps, but hopefully true. Bush Sr. drove us into a recession during his presidency and Jr. has spent the last 8 years driving us into an even bigger mess. We’re in dire need for someone to go […]