away for the weekend: my little town

Thursday, October 13, 2016

my little town


Many thanks to Christopher Columbus for exploring the world
- for which we celebrate in Massachusetts
- with a day away from the office
-inspiring me to do a little exploring of my own


A sunny day with my camera in hand, I headed out the door for a walk through my little town
Although I'm not a big fan of cemeteries,
the Rowley Burial Ground dates back to 1639
many of the stones are unreadable - but others have interesting stories to tell


I loved the play of the light on this fence
- and the bokeh in the trees - (lucky bonus)


- and the friendly exchange of hellos with passersby.

Greg and I are headed to Quebec City for a long weekend
- kind of a late anniversary celebration
We both have such busy work schedules, lately, that trying to find a few 
days to get away together has been a bit of a challenge.
I wonder whether that's normal, or maybe we took a wrong turn somewhere...

Either way - I'm happy for a little time away!


Have a great weekend!


18 comments:

  1. these are really beautiful karen and it's such a pretty fence!! i'm glad you took some time off, time away...have a wonderful time!!

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  2. Such a charming place and this fencing is so elegant!

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  3. Lovely fence photos ~ thanks ^_^

    Wishing you a special weekend ~ ^_^

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  4. looks as if you made a great day of celebrating Columbus. Hope you have fun on your trip to Quebec City and will look forward to seeing your photos on return

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  5. The light and bokeh make the fence really stand out! Great pics and wishing you a lovely weekend away!

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  6. Sounds like u had a good time coming around your little town and experiment with fences and light. I too have interest shooting cemeteries but ever had a chance. Hope u enjoyed

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  7. ...oh, I love to wonder through cemeteries, the older the better!

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  8. love the old fences and fancy finials! :)

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  9. cemeteries always seem to have great decorative fences.

    have a nice getaway.

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  10. They put some money into that fence - around a cemetery.

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  11. Good for you to get out exploring! I love iron fences and cemeteries. The best headstones are the ones with multiple wives listed. Glen better not do that.

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  12. I also love to travel...

    Please visit: http://from-a-girls-mind.blogspot.com

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  13. What a beautiful old fence and such a neat effect in the trees! I just finished a book by Louise Penny that was set in Quebec City...what a coincidence! It sure made me want to visit. Have FUN! Hugs, Diane

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  14. That is a really neat old fence at that cemetery. Enjoy your trip.

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  15. Nice photo Karen. Most people never pay attention to the details of a fence.

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  16. Hello!:) You found a decorative iron fence surrounding the cemetery, and nice photos to share. Good old C:Columbus for enabling you to get away for the weekend,...enjoy!!:)

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