Barnyard BBS

When you're treading water,
you're getting nowhere.
Which way are you going?
The+Philadelphia+Museum+of+Art+was+having+an+exhibit+of+Dali.++As+celebration%2c+they+painted+him+on+the+risers+of+the+steps.
One+of+the+steel+mobiles+along+the+Ben+Franklin+Parkway+in+Philadelphia.
A+number+of+paintings+(above+the+main+staircase)+in+the+Masonic+Grand+Lodge+of+Philadelphia.
Part+of+the+%27Egyptian%27+hall+in+the+Masonic+Grand+Lodge+of+Philadelphia.
The+artwork+above+the+throne+of+the+%27Renaissance%27+hall+within+Masonic+Grand+Lodge+of+Philadelphia.
The+main+stained+glass+window+of+the+Masonic+Grand+Lodge+of+Philadelphia.++It+is+nearly+60+feet+high+in+total.
One+of+the+largest+rooms+in+the+Masonic+Grand+Lodge+of+Philadelphia.++This+one+is+Greek+and+Roman+in+design.
Little+Trevor+(Jessa%27s+sister%27s+child)+playign+with+some+bubbles.++This+was+taken+during+our+trip+to+Brandywine+Picnic+Park.
Mandy+and+Trevor+on+the+slide+at+Brandywine+Picnic+Park.
Mandy+and+Trevor+on+the+slide+at+Brandywine+Picnic+Park.
Farm+llamas+and+goats.
Jessawick+and+Trevor+speak+with+a+clown+from+a+%27safe+distance%27+at+Brandywine+Picnic+Park.
Mandy%2c+Trevor%2c+and+Jessa+experience+cotton+candy.
Jessawick+and+Trevor+attempt+to+play+%27catapult+the+frog%27%2c+with+mixed+results.++Did+you+know+that+Brandywine+Picnic+Park+had+games+for+kids%3f
I+thought+this+was+a+pretty+cool+game.++The+targets+float+in+the+air%2c+and+you+need+to+hit+them+with+a+ball.++The+little+soccer+ball+has+just+been+tossed.
One+of+those+big+blow-up+thingees+at+Brandywine+Picnic+Park.
Three+angel+statues+located+on+Kelly+Drive%2c+Philadelphia.
A+closer+picture+of+one+of+the+three+angel+statues+located+on+Kelly+Drive%2c+Philadelphia.
Jessawick+and+our+neighbor%27s+son%2c+Nicholas+at+the+horse+exhibits+of+the+Delaware+State+Fair.
One+of+the+water+garden+exhibits+of+the+Delaware+State+Fair.
One+of+the+water+garden+exhibits+of+the+Delaware+State+Fair.
The+biggest+and+baddest+mower+that+I%27ve+ever+seen.++That+thing+has+a+15%27+cutting+width+when+the+wings+are+down.++Just+for+a+sense+of+scale%2c+it%27s+6+feet+wide+with+the+wings+up.
There+was+a+sea-lion+exhibit+at+the+Delaware+State+Fair.++The+sea-lions+were+quite+entertaining.
I+couldn%27t+resist+getting+a+picture+of+this+guy.++Draw+your+own+conclusions.++Delaware+State+Fair%2c+Sheep+Section.
Miniature+show+goats.++The+little+guys+were+only+about+20+inches+tall.
This+little+goat+was+especially+friendly.++I+think+he+was+a+pet+that+was+just+in+the+show+anyway.
I+really+think+we+need+to+enter+our+vegetables+in+the+competition+next+year.++Our+zucchinis+look+at+least+this+good%3b+and+these+won+a+blue+ribbon.
Jessa+visits+with+a+horse+at+the+Delaware+State+Fair.++Horses+have+large+noses.
Ever+tried+one+of+these+games%3f++They+are+pretty+tough.++Jessa+almost+won.++Almost.
I+thought+I+would+get+a+picture+of+the+ferris+wheel...
A+rather+impressive+fish+tank+inside+of+the+Rainforest+Cafe+(Atlantic+City).
Jessawick+finds+out+that+the+ocean+is+capable+of+splashing...
Jessawick+realizes+that+the+ocean+is+wet.++And+so+is+she...
I+just+though+this+was+a+good+picture.
No+relation.
There+is+a+part+of+the+Tropicana+called+%27The+Quarter%27.++It%27s+quite+remarkable.++The+most+remarkable+part+about+this+photograph+is+that+this+is+all+inside+a+building.++That+sky+is+a+ceiling.
Those+are+some+heavy+Care+Bears.++The+machine+broke+when+Jessa+grabbed+one+of+them.
One+of+the+street+lanterns+located+at+Peddler%27s+Village+in+Lahaska%2c+PA.
Some+nice+flowers+at+the+local+flower+shop+in+Lahaska.
More+flowers+in+Lahaska.
Peddler%27s+Village+has+a+nice+antique+waterwheel%2c+don%27t+you+think%3f
The+gazebo+at+the+center+of+Peddler%27s+Village.
A+nice+landscaped+pond+within+Peddler%27s+Village.
The+Scottish+Festival+in+Green+Lane+park+has+two+Loch+Ness+Monsters+swimming%2c+the+Parkasaurus+Rex+and+the+Parkasaurus+Jr.++This+is+the+larger+one%2c+Parkasaurus+Rex.++They+really+put+a+lot+of+time+into+creating+these+custom+boats.
Nothing+draws+out+the+Ren+Faire+folk+quite+like+a+Scottish+Festival.++Notice+the+authentic+%27Taped-up+broom+handle%27+in+the+right+of+the+picture.
One+of+the+main+streets+of+the+Pennsylvania+Renaissance+Faire.++They+do+put+on+a+good+show.
This+is+the+mountain+of+flowers+at+Ott%27s+Greenhouse+in+Schwenksville%2c+PA.++To+give+you+a+sense+of+scale%2c+weddings+are+frequently+held+on+that+upper-left+landing.
Christmas+Village+is+an+annual+tradition+in+our+family.++It+is+a+farm+out+in+Bernville%2c+PA.++They+have+somewhere+over+two+million+lights+up+for+the+Christmas+season.
I%27m+sorry%2c+I+couldn%27t+resist+taking+a+picture+of+two+pandas+humping.
Jessa+stops+at+the+giant+Santa+for+a+picture.++She+was+also+very+attached+to+her+new+bear.
I+offer+no+explaination.
The+train+setup+at+Christmas+Village+is+quite+incredible.++This+one+layout+is+at+least+20x30.
This+is+some+type+of+a+memorial+structure+on+the+grounds+of+the+DuPont+Nemours+hospital+for+children.
This+is+some+type+of+a+memorial+structure+on+the+grounds+of+the+DuPont+Nemours+hospital+for+children.
This+is+the+interior+of+Lux+Lounge+in+Wilmington%2c+DE.++They+spent+a+lot+of+money+building+this+custom+lighted+wall+over+the+bar.
This+is+Rachel+Panay.++She+performed+with+WMPH+radio+at+Lux+Lounge+(for+a+promo).++After+the+performance+we+shot+some+photos+in+the+club.++This+was+the+best+of+the+group.
This+is+the+roofline+of+the+Japanese+Tea+House+within+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum.++I+was+practicing+a+new+subject+isolation+technique+with+my+D50.
I+spent+the+day+at+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum+practicing++with+the+new+D50.
I+spent+the+day+at+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum+practicing++with+the+new+D50.
I+spent+the+day+at+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum+practicing++with+the+new+D50.
I+spent+the+day+at+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum+practicing++with+the+new+D50.
I+spent+the+day+at+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum+practicing++with+the+new+D50.
Another+trip+to+the+Philadelphia+Art+Museum.++Some+good+stained+glass+from+the+European+section.
I+thought+this+tree+was+exceptional.++I+shot+this+in+the+Bellevue+Park+woods+(North+Wilmington).
I+took+this+skyline+at+the+horse-park+near+our+home.++I+thought+it+turned+out+well.
It%27s+somewhat+rare+that+you+stumble+across+a+random+Clydesdale.
I+also+tried+a+new+effect+while+I+was+at+the+horse-park.
I+spent+most+of+a+lunch-hour+chasing+this+little+guy.++He%27s+perched+in+a+partially+dry+stream+bed+at+this+point.
I+decided+to+take+a+trip+into+Philadelphia+(the+Art+Museum+area)+to+shoot+some+night+photos.++This+turned+out+better+than+I+had+hoped.
I+decided+to+take+a+trip+into+Philadelphia+(the+Art+Museum+area)+to+shoot+some+night+photos.++I+waited+on+this+shot+for+a+while.
I+decided+to+take+a+trip+into+Philadelphia+(the+Art+Museum+area)+to+shoot+some+night+photos.++This+turned+out+better+than+I+had+hoped.
This+is+a+late+evening+shot+of+Boathouse+Row+in+Philadelphia.++I+wanted+to+try+out+my+new+wide-angle+lens.++It+works.
I+was+amazed+at+how+this+picture+turned+out.++This+is+the+%27Art+Museum+Circle%27+in+Philadelphia.++I+didn%27t+think+I+was+this+good.
This+is+the+historical+Philadelphia+Water+Works%2c+next+to+the+Art+Museum.++I+was+pleased+with+this+one.
I+returned+to+Boathouse+Row+on+the+second+night+to+give+it+another+go.++I+liked+the+red+sky.
I+shot+this+on+the+morning+of+the+Philadelphia+Bike+Race.++I+thought+I+should+get+a+daytime+picture+to+go+with+all+the+night+photos.
The+men%27s+peleton%2c+rounding+the+first+curve+at+the+start+of+the+race.
The+men%27s+second+peleton%2c+shortly+after+climbing+the+Manayunk+Wall.++This+is+the+down+slope+after+a+rough+climb.
This+is+the+first+men%27s+peleton+climbing+the+Manayunk+Wall.
This+is+the+third+women%27s+peleton+climbing+the+Manayunk+Wall+(lap+4%2f10).
This+is+the+main+stage+of+the+annual+Capital+Pride+festival+in+Washington%2c+D.C.++That%27s+no+backdrop%2c+that%27s+the+actual+U.S.+Capitol+building.++That%27s+Rachel+Panay+on+stage.
This+is+Rachel+Panay+at+Capital+Pride+2006+(main+stage).
The+Carousel+Park+skyline%2c+after+a+storm.
Impressive+poultry+at+the+Delaware+State+Fair...
I+really+liked+the+visual+effect+that+the+fence+created+with+this+peacock.
Another+trip+to+the+Art+Museum+circle+in+Philadelphia.++This+statue+is+in+the+center%2c+near+the+Washington+statue.
The+Philly+parkway+by+night.
The+Philadelphia+Art+Museum+by+night.++I+shot+this+one+from+West+River+Drive%2c+while+walking+back+from+shooting+Boathouse+Row.
We+made+our+annual+trip+to+Peddlers%27+Village+in+Lahaska%2c+PA.++We+started+our+Christmas+shopping+early+this+year.
This+spinning+sun+mobile+was+pretty+good+looking.++Nice+place.++I+ended+up+buying+some+books+for+Christmas.
Jessawick+on+the+bridge+in+New+Hope.
Jessawick+on+the+bridge+in+New+Hope.
We+saw+this+fence+while+exploring+New+Hope.++It%27s+very+close+to+the+playhouse.
We+found+this+little+fellow+near+the+playhouse+also.
This+large+fish+hangs+from+the+ceiling+of+the+Atlantic+City+Convention+Center.
This+was+actually+a+lighting+vendor+at+DJ+Expo.++I+liked+the+photo.
This+was+actually+a+lighting+vendor+at+DJ+Expo.++The+colors+really+worked+well.
The+Promo+Only+(music+promotion+company)+booth+at+DJ+Expo+2006.
The+Blue+Angels+flew+over+the+Atlantic+City+boardwalk.++I+was+pretty+happy+with+how+the+photos+turned+out.
The+Blue+Angels+flew+over+the+Atlantic+City+boardwalk.++I+was+pretty+happy+with+how+the+photos+turned+out.++The+new+18-200+got+quite+a+bit+of+work+on+the+long+end.