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Canstruction New York 2013

Hi F&F, Last week I got off my can and made my way to the Winter Garden Brookfield Place for this year’s Canstruction New York.  Canstruction is a charity focused on hunger relief.  Across the country and around the world design, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

Hi F&F, Patterns occur every where.  They can be the handiwork of mother nature or they can be manmade.  Patterns can be orderly and symmetrical or they can be chaotic and irregular. For this week’s photo challenge: Pattern.  I picked two instances where … 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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The Bold & the Beautiful: The Cherry Blossoms of Brooklyn

Hi F&F, The ornamental cherry trees at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) are almost as famous as their cousins in Japan. The trees in the BBG are “A-listers”. They are superstars in every sense of the word.  They are pampered, they have … 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: Color

Hi F&F, I’ve been enjoying the many submissions for this week’s photo challenge – color.  I noticed that lots of folks looked up for color; sharing images of the sky in azure, cerulean, and cornflower. Even more people cast their … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime

Hi F&F, Early this morning, before breakfast and well before lunchtime, I thought that today would be a good day to re-enter the WordPress waters. As you may have noticed, I’ve been quiet.  I guess, you could say ATreeGrowsinBklyn has been … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

Hi F&F, To some folks a rubber stamp is a bad thing. It suggests red tape, inefficiency and bureaucracy.  To crafty folks a rubber stamp is a good thing. For want-to-be artists with lots of enthusiasm and no talent (me), … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

Hi F&F, A cowboy sits next to a knight in shining armor; who sits close to a guilt ridden vampire.  A highland lass sits close to a hooker with a heart of gold who sits next to a bookish spinster. … Continue reading

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