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The King’s Golden Plover

The King’s Golden Plover

This week’s Photo Challenge is Object. Here’s mine — an object I almost overlooked: the Golden Plover of the Ahu’ena Heiau, the temple that Kamehameha the Great chose as his own when he returned to the Big Island a king of the Hawaiian archipelago in 1812. It perches atop Koleamoku, the god of healing, the tallest of the heiau’s carvings. … Continue reading

WordPress Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

WordPress Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

This week’s WordPress’s Photo Challenge is Juxtaposition. Here are some images that sprang to mind: 1. Two soldiers lost in conversation at the Gettysburg 150th National Civil War Battle Reenactment 2. An idyllic statue of James and Dolley Madison against reconstructed slave quarters at their Montpelier estate 3. A colorful kite against the weathered walls of El Morro, … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

This week’s photo challenge is Love. As I close my eyes and think of it, several images assemble, each a memorable moment from someplace that comforted or surprised me. Here are five of them. 1. The feisty old goat Crackerjack snuggling with his friend at the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary, one of my favorite peaceful places. 2. The … Continue reading