A Phoneographic Genuflect

My area code here in Italy is 0444, and it’s where I’m phoning in on my iPhone 5 the narrative and frames for this week’s Phoneography Challenge: MACRO. I’m standing outside Vicenza’s Cathedral… Continue reading

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Infinitely Framed

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge has us focusing on the INFINITE. It’s a focal length that I especially like to capture when I’m out and about with my gear looking for unique… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The Jon Jay

It took extra innings to get it done, but the St. Louis Cardinals opened the Major League Baseball (MLB) National League Championship Series (NLDS) with a 3-2 win Friday over the visiting Los… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The David Freese

Win or go home. That’s what was on the minds of the home team St. Louis Cardinals and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates as they took the field inside Busch Stadium on Wednesday for… Continue reading

Time for an Oil Change

Don’t let the title of this post fool you. This is not automotive in any way, nor does it have anything to do with me changing brands of virgin olive oil. Sorry to mislead,… Continue reading

A Milk Run down to the Tree Stump

I held off for as long as I could then I caved, threw on a jacket, raced out of the apartment and hustled up the street with my tongue hangin’ out. OMG, I… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The Yadier Molina

Rookie pitcher Michael Wacha flirted with a no-hitter and Matt Holiday played long ball on Monday as my visiting St. Louis Cardinals squeaked by the Pittsburgh Pirates and their raucous fans 2-1 in… Continue reading

A River, a Bridge and Some Flowers

NATURE, in all its varied shades, gets the call as the focal point for this week’s Phoneography Challenge. Perched atop Ponte San Paolo (St. Paul’s Bridge) in Vicenza, Italy, with the Fiume Retrone… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The Matt Adams

With the Jolly Roger flapping in the breeze inside Barbary Coast-like PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates swashbuckled their way to a 5-3 win over my visiting St. Louis Cardinals in game-3 of Major… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The Matt Holliday

When two teams play each other 19 times during the Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season, you’d think there wouldn’t be any secrets between opposing sides when the postseason arrives. But, if you… Continue reading