The Newtown Pentacle

Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi

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It’s National Creampuff day, here in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Christmastoria exemplified is how I describe the shot above.

An early entrant into my Astoria Tumbleweeds category, this tiny holiday tree was properly disposed of, and kind of summed up my mood for the holiday season which has now thankfully passed into memory. Just wasn’t feeling it this year, I wasn’t. Weather, social obligation… a lot of things were happening all through December that just got in the way of solitarily marching around Queens and critiquing things I saw which absolutely nobody asked for – nor cared about – my opinion on.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

I did manage to get out here and there, stealing an hour or two for myself. These were short walks, mainly, without any specific destination or goal. All in the name of just kicking my feet about and getting a little exercise. It’s an odd thing for me to leave the house and come back with only a couple of images on the camera. That’s mighty Triborough, of course, as seen from the corner of Astoria Blvd. and 31st street one sunny afternoon.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Luckily, after Christmas came and went, the weather wasn’t too bad – for short intervals – and I decided to get busy.

Getting busy is what I’m all about at the moment, incidentally. Buckle up, the Newtown Pentacle is back in session.


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Written by Mitch Waxman

January 2, 2017 at 11:00 am

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  1. Happy New Year Mitch. Having received a new tripod with Ball head for Xmas, I’m looking forward to getting out walking and shooting every day if possible…see how long that lasts. Stil, there’s enough going on in the yard at the macro level to keep me “focused”.

    David Dickson

    January 2, 2017 at 11:27 am

  2. Apt it is.

    ttu101

    January 2, 2017 at 11:41 am

  3. You need a break now and then.

    georgetheatheist . . . thinking it through

    January 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm


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