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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Christmas Village

A friend of mine always puts an elaborate Christmas village under her tree. Thought I'd share.  Not art photography, just a little cheer for the season.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Scattering of Leaves

These photos taken at St. Patrick's in Tipton, IL and at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
My Great great grandfather Patrick Murphy helped haul building stones for St. Patrick's from Horse Creek in his wagon.

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Peacock Paparazzi

Never thought I'd be a peacock paparazzi in the middle of the night. Peacocks roost on the deck railing. Not art photography but it amused me.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

joyous and forlorn

Yellow leaves
pour from the florist's

In the 1910 Census a William Brinkmann (Age 23) is listed as a florist on Arsenal Street.