May Day in Annapolis

A time-honored tradition in Annapolis since 1965 is the celebration of May Day. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Annapolis, May Day is the day of beautiful flower baskets throughout the historic town. Both residents and business alike join in for the celebration of spring and each year the creative expressions are inspiring. When walking…

Sunset over Annapolis

A Winter Sunset by Lord Alfred Douglas The frosty sky, like a furnace burning, The keen air, crisp and cold, And a sunset that splashes the clouds with gold But my heart to summer turning. Come back, sweet summer ! come back again ! I hate the snow, And the icy winds that the north…

Three Sails to the Wind

The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head… The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun. Steve Sabol

Frozen

Frozen with fear. Frozen with the unknown. Frozen in time not knowing what step to take. When is the thaw? When will I know? When will it be time to dance?

Getting on a Galleon

The Galeon Andalucia has been visiting the Chesapeake Bay this past two weeks. First coming up to Baltimore for the Star Spangled Spectacular, a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. Following the ten day celebration, the Andalucia sailed south to Annapolis and has been docked next to the…

A Red Ball

The late summer day was hazy, even if the temperatures were cooling. The waters on the Chesapeake Bay were calmer than usual, with many summer revelers already returned to the marina for the evening. The Osprey had returned to their nests for the night, but staying ever vigilant of passerby’s. The Baltimore Lighthouse stood the…

The Tight Grip of Winter

The past weekend was nothing less than an evil tease of spring. Two beautiful balmy and warm days made me believe that winter was fading away. Alas, on February 2, 2014 the world famous ground hog, Punxsutawney Phil poked his little head out of his hole and said “A Super Bowl winner I will not…

Perspective

  Youth is seen as everything. You don’t know anything when you’re young. It’s great being older, just having a more balanced perspective. I wake up and realise that what seemed to be important last year no longer is. I’m increasingly grateful for every day. Val Kilmer

No Sunrise – No Moonset

This morning was a pre-dawn departure for a Naptown Photo meetup groupin Annapolis. The moon was full last night, and its setting was to be perfectly along the lighted Annapolis capital dome. Alas, it was fully overcast in the early morning hours, and not only was there no view of the moon setting, the sunrise…