Tuesday, January 30, 2007

A road near home after snow fell

Photo by D. Bowden

They look like wooly worms with dog faces

Kleinspitz dogs wait to compete in the Israel Kennel Club's international dog show in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheba.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Year of the pig

Chinese artist, Chen Jingzhong, puts his finishing touches on a giant sculpture depicting a mother pig and piglets at his workshop in Xiamen southeastern China's Fujian province on Jan. 24. China welcomes the year of the pig during its Spring Festival in February and images of the animal are considered auspicious during the year. (AP)


(AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Symbolic wedding

(AP photo by Matthias Rietschel)
Two-year-old children wear traditional dress to celebrate a symbolic wedding in Panschwitz, Germany, on Thursday.

Aveeno Fountain of Youth

British artist Julian Beever pretends to dip his toe into his latest anamorphic creation, the Aveeno Fountain of Youth, in New York's Union Square.
(AP photos by Stuart Ramson)

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Bertuccio's Bride

Edward Robert Hughes

The Weary Moon

Edward Robert Hughes
oil on canvas

Saturday, January 20, 2007

Resting tiger

(AFP/Joe Klamar)
Dani, 23, the oldest tiger in European captivity rests inside his cage at the zoo in the eastern Slovak town of Stropkov.

Red accent

(AFP/Filippo Monteforte)
A model displays a creation by Enrico Coveri's 2007 men's collection as part of Milan's fashion week.

Catwalk reflections

(AFP/Lluis Gene)

River Mist

(AFP/Daniel Mihailescu)
A fisherman boat on the Danube river mist, a few kilometers from Golubac on the border with Romania.

Friday, January 19, 2007

"Dead and Alive-Body on the Borderline"

(AFP/Timothy A. Clary)
Dress rehearsal : Kim Itoh (R) and members of the Glorious Future perform "Dead and Alive-Body on the Borderline" during a dress rehersal before opening night as part of the Japanese Contemporary Dance Showcase at the Joyce Theater in New York.

'The Spheres'

(AP Photo/Gautam Singh)
Artists of the Australian aerial dance group 'Strange Fruit' perform 'The Spheres' in front of the Gateway of India, an important historical monument, at the inauguration ceremony of the 'Mumbai Festival' in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007. Film screenings, theatre performances, food festivals and other cultural activities form a part of the Mumbai Festival which aims to promote Mumbai as a cultural tourist destination. Australia is the guest country for the 2007 edition of the festival.

Monday, January 15, 2007

Niagara rainbow

My daughter, Mary was at Niagara Falls last year and she was lucky enough to catch these shots of a rainbow.


Icicles hanging from gutters
Ice on deck
Photos by D. Bowden

Sunday, January 14, 2007

Philadelphia's Broad St. at night

Photo by D. Bowden
Philadelphia was our second home for awhile during the years our daughter lived and went to school there.

Edgar Allan Poe's house - Philadelphia

Photos by D. Bowden
This is where Poe was living when he wrote "The Black Cat" in 1843.

The basement is very creepy.
Ranger talking in basement of Poe's house.

Arch and fountain at Paris resort in Las Vegas

Photo by D. Bowden

Venetian resort Las Vegas

Photo by D. Bowden

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

'Dance Across the City'

A dancer from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs at 'Dance Across the City at the Strand' in Boston, Massachusetts January 5, 2007. The performance was held the night before 'Dance Across the City', a day of dances classes, demonstrations and performances by scores of local and national dance compaines, all free to the public.

Korean dancers

(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
South Korean dancers dressed in traditional costumes perform during 'Korea Fantasy,' a special event to celebrate the New Year at the Everland amusement park in Yongin, south of Seoul, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007.

Indian boy gymnasts

(AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Indian boys demonstrate their traditional gymnastics skills during a procession in Allahabad, India,Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007. Millions of Hindus are taking part in the 'Ardh Kumbh Mela' or Half Grand Pitcher festival which takes place once in six years at Sangam, Allahabad, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati.

22-foot snowman, Snowzilla

(AP Photo/Al Grillo)
A group of people look at the 22-foot snowman, Snowzilla in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday, Jan. 5, 2007. Snowzilla may be a smash hit with shutterbugs, but some neighbors of the two-story high snowman say they're fed up with the hordes of gawkers clogging up the Street.

Sunday, January 07, 2007

Golden dancers

REUTERS/Andrea Comas (SPAIN)
Deaf artists from the China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe dance during a dress rehearsal for their show 'My Dream' in Madrid January 3, 2007.

Artist at work

(AFP/Toru Yamanaka)
Nine-year-old sea lion Jonao holds a brush between his teeth to write a letter of wild boar in Chinese characters, in preparation for the new year at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo.

Traditional dancer

(AFP/Sanka Vidanagama)
A Sri Lankan traditional dancer performs his skills during the "Daha Ata Sanniya" traditional ritual in Oruwala near Colombo.

'Mr. Okay' flies

(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Aldo 'Mr. Okay' Corrieri, 53, dives into the murky waters of the Tiber River from the 18-meter-high (54 feet) Ponte Cavour bridge, to celebrate the New Year, in Rome, Monday, Jan. 1, 2007. Mr. Okay's dive into the Tiber Monday, a much-loved Roman tradition which began in 1966, was followed by a new interpretation of the ritual: a three-man simultaneous dive performed by cliff divers Alain Lobet of France, Orlando Duque of Colombia and Slava Poliushuk of the Ukraine.

Monday, January 01, 2007

Happy New Year

Sweet Home Chicago
Buckingham Fountain - Grant Park

Hangin' around

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Hey guys!

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fresh milk

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