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Weekly Photo Challenge: Window or Catching a Glow at The Kings County Distillery

Hi F&F, I’m back on my feet, but moving at a slower pace. This is my excuse (and I’m sticking to it) for the late response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Window. My entry for the challenge was a result of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through Your Eyes

Hi F&F, Truthfully, I’m not sure I understood this week’s photo challenge: The World Through Your Eyes. Isn’t every photo you take a capture of the world (in that instant) through your eyes? Here are some photos of my world … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

Hi F&F, The Red Hook Criterium, the once hyper local bike race, was brought to the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Saturday Night. The Red Hook Crit (RHC) started its life as an informal night-time bike race through the streets of … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Post: NYC Fleet Week Canceled, but USS Franklin Not Forgotten

Hi F&F, Today is Memorial Day. The day set aside to remember our nation’s war dead. The holiday affords us the beloved 3 day weekend and it is the unofficial start of summertime fun.  We make big plans for mini-vacations … Continue reading

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Eye Spy: A May December Relationship

Hi F&F, I spied a bright young thing clinging to an odd rusty thing. This was a May December relationship. And while this match incited the usual stares and whispers; it was devoid of the usual innuendo and reproach. This pairing is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Hi F&F, Here are a few photos for this week’s challenge. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Up (erinolearyphotography.com) Weekly photo challenge: Up (jmsimpson.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Up #2 (hereandthere5.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Up (thelintinmypocket.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Up … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Today

Hi F&F, I’m posting my today challenge photo today, but it was actually taken the day before today (which is when I saw the challenge).  If it’s Monday where you are – great; that statement is correct. If it’s Tuesday … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less Post: The Spring Programs at BLDG 92

Hi F&F, The Spring Programs @ BLDG 92 have sprung. I think The Brooklyn Navy Yard is an amazing place and the exhibit at BLDG 92 is special.  I may be biased in my appraisal, because I work there, but Keith from the … Continue reading

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Images From Inside Dry Dock #5 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Hi F&F, The Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) was founded in 1801 and was the nation’s premiere naval industrial facility. During World War II the BNY was known as the “Can Do Yard”. That moniker is, and was, a testament to the workers … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

Hi F&F, The USS Arizona was a Brooklyn Navy Yard built battleship.  It was launched on June 19, 1915. It was sunk on December 7, 1941; that date is the “date which will live in infamy”; referred to by President … Continue reading

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