Tag Archives: Brooklyn

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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Sometimes Raising the White Flag Doesn’t Mean Surrender: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Hi F&F, It’s October and many of us across the nation are seeing green leaves turn crimson, gold, and brown. They are the easiest and most recognizable signs of autumn’s approach. We know how to respond to this signal of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

Hi F&F, For the photo challenge: from lines to patterns I’m sharing a few shots of the fences I’ve seen during my travels. Good fences make good neighbors. – Proverbs The fence that makes good neighbors needs a gate to make good friends. Peace, … Continue reading

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The 2013 Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

Hi F&F, This post is purely a pictorial. I hope you enjoy the sights at the shore. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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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 Leisure for Less Post: Walt Whitman in Brooklyn

Hi F&F, Brooklyn has a rich literary history. Many noteworthy authors have called Kings County home and even more have found the place inspiring.  Walt Whitman falls into both camps. The great American poet once lived in the borough and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

Hi F&F, For this week’s photo challenge: escape, I’m posting a few photos of the Metro Tech Commons (MTC) located in Downtown Brooklyn. It stands in the center of Brooklyn’s business district which boasts more than 17 million square feet of … Continue reading

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Tiptoe Through the Tulips and the Memories

Hi F&F, Last week I shared pictures of cherry blossoms from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. This Mother’s Day I’m giving you tulips. This is my first Mother’s Day without Mom, Inc. I can’t give her flowers today, but that’s ok.  … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

Hi F&F, This Sunday was the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. The 40 mile route takes thousands of cyclists through all the boroughs, including the best borough, Brooklyn. In fact, the tour passes not far from where I live and … Continue reading

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