Ryder Griffin Photography: Blog https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Ryder Griffin Photography (Ryder Griffin Photography) Sun, 14 Aug 2022 21:18:00 GMT Sun, 14 Aug 2022 21:18:00 GMT https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/img/s/v-12/u251844511-o631468243-50.jpg Ryder Griffin Photography: Blog https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog 120 120 Memorial Hall, Harvard https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/8/memorial-hall-harvard     Listen to the ghosts

    Majestic Americans--

    Five centuries strong

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Harvard Memorial Hall https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/8/memorial-hall-harvard Sat, 13 Aug 2022 18:15:00 GMT
Joke Shop, Dublin https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/8/joke-shop-dublin Grafton Street merchants

Parade our national shame

In shop windows

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Palmeral de las Sorpresas, Malaga https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/8/painters-promenade Sons of Picasso

Ensuring the Promenade

Sparkles for tourists.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Andalucia Costa Del Sol crane Malaga painters Picasso promenade Spain https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/8/painters-promenade Fri, 05 Aug 2022 19:30:00 GMT
Lobster Trap, Casco Bay https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/lobster-cage     Caution is required:

   Cages come in all sizes

   Hold onto your keys!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Casco Bay lobster cage Maine Portland https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/lobster-cage Sat, 30 Jul 2022 18:00:00 GMT
Fuji https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/fiji Hovering nearby

Mystical Fuji

Did not disappoint

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Japan Mount Fuji https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/fiji Fri, 29 Jul 2022 22:15:00 GMT
Petting Zoo Pressure Tactics https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/petting-zoo-pressure-tactics Just twenty-five cents

For a handful of goat feed

Will buy you our love

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) county fair goats Hopkinton Fair Petting Zoo New Hampshire NH https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/petting-zoo-pressure-tactics Sat, 16 Jul 2022 19:30:00 GMT
Bok Choy https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/bok-choy Abundance comes tied

Neatly in elastic bands

For tonight’s supper 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bok choy Chinatown Chinese green still life vegetables https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/bok-choy Sat, 09 Jul 2022 22:00:00 GMT
Hampton Beach Surfer https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/hampton-beach-surfer Pilgrims in rubber

Who brave the cold Atlantic

In search of freedom!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Atlantic Ocean Hampton Beach New England New Hampshire NH surfer https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/7/hampton-beach-surfer Mon, 04 Jul 2022 14:45:00 GMT
Ballerina, Chinatown https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/ballerina-chinatown Ballet recital:

Little girls and rainbow tulle

Tumbling like gemstones

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) ballerina Chinatown Chinese green lavendar pink tulle tutu yellow https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/ballerina-chinatown Wed, 22 Jun 2022 18:00:00 GMT
Juneteenth https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/juneteenth Imagine freedom

Arriving two years tardy

Too long unnoted

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Emancipation Proclamation end of slavery Juneteenth Texas https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/juneteenth Sun, 19 Jun 2022 13:00:00 GMT
On the Strip https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/on-the-strip He's contemplating:

Go in and face the music--

Or sit and listen?

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) film noir Harley Davidson Miami Miami Beach nightclub photography noir South Beach https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/on-the-strip Sat, 11 Jun 2022 19:30:00 GMT
Blue Wheelbarrow https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/blue-wheelbarrow My best advice is--

Look up from your devices.

Nature's your friend, too.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) dawn Isles of Shoals landscape New Hampshire Rye seascape Star Island sunrise https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/6/blue-wheelbarrow Sat, 04 Jun 2022 19:30:00 GMT
4-H Boy and Sheep https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/9/4-h-boy-and-sheep I know it's show time

When my boy brings out the shears

We both need a trim!

4-H Boy and Sheep

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) 4-H Deerfield Fair fair New England New Hampshire NH shearing sheep https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/9/4-h-boy-and-sheep Sat, 04 Jun 2022 15:18:38 GMT
Top Hat https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/top-hat  Look for elegance

 Among the ordinary

 Life will not fail you

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Alice in Wonderland art deCordova Museum elegance Lexington luxury Massachusetts New England sculpture winter. https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/top-hat Sat, 28 May 2022 19:30:00 GMT
Salem Willows Carousel https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/salem-willows-carousel A child's memory

Whirs brightly on Salem's shore

Beckoning summer

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) carousel childhood memories Massachusetts painted horses Salem Salem Willows https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/salem-willows-carousel Sat, 21 May 2022 19:30:00 GMT
China Club salon https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/china-club-salon    Countless deals brokered

   By Hong Kong entrepreneurs

   Over baijiu

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) baijiu bar China Club elite restaurants exclusive clubs Hong Kong restaurant https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/china-club-salon Tue, 17 May 2022 13:35:14 GMT
Protest https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/america-is-protest Watch America

Voicing opinions out loud

She was born for this

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) america Black Lives Matter civil rights constitution donald trump free speech freedom of assembly New Hampshire Portsmouth protest rally https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/america-is-protest Sat, 14 May 2022 19:30:00 GMT
The City Whispers https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/the-city-whispers By the lamplight's glow

Read the secret messages

Left by street spirits

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) brick wall bricks downtown ghosts graffiti lamppost Manchester NH secret messages street photography urban https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/the-city-whispers Sat, 07 May 2022 19:15:00 GMT
Dancers in Red, Chinatown https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/dancers-in-red They practiced all spring.

Finally--their big number--

Their grandchildren cheered!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Boston China Chinatown Chinese festival Chinese grandmothers dancers https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/dancers-in-red Sat, 30 Apr 2022 19:15:00 GMT
Cowsong https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/cowsong Tied up and lonely

I sing to the fairgoers

Passing by my stall

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) cattle Deerfield Fair farm mooing New England New Hampshire NH show cow state fair steer https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/cowsong Sat, 30 Apr 2022 17:30:00 GMT
Proximity https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/red-copter It whirs and swoops

High over Manhattan

Like a dragonfly

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) blue dragonfly helicoptor Manhattan New York City red sky skyscraper https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/red-copter Sat, 23 Apr 2022 19:15:00 GMT
Morning Windows https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/morning-windows Just as the dawn breaks

Over Appledore Island

The sky glows yellow

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Isles of Shoals New Hampshire NH Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/morning-windows Sat, 16 Apr 2022 21:51:29 GMT
Art for Cheap https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/art-for-cheap You can make a life

Capturing summer tourists

As they pass the park.

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) artist Central Park fedora Manhattan New York City portraits sketch artist spring in New York tourist tulips https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/art-for-cheap Sat, 16 Apr 2022 19:12:59 GMT
Guy's Bar and Snug https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/guys-bar-and-snug Quintessential charm--

A warm Galway nook awaits

To welcome you home

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Connemara Galway Ireland https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/4/guys-bar-and-snug Fri, 15 Apr 2022 02:15:00 GMT
Living Statue, Provincetown https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/soldier While you may struggle

Never forget the soldier

Facing the unknown.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) military New England Provincetown soldier https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/5/soldier Fri, 08 Apr 2022 02:07:44 GMT
Motorcycle Couple, Miami https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/motorcycle-couple Recipe for fun:

Hop on your tricked-out chopper

Short pants, no helmet!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Trump dummies https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/motorcycle-couple Fri, 18 Feb 2022 05:15:00 GMT
Dual Hearts https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/dual-hearts Hearts have memory

Embroidered, imprinted, scarred  

Keeping our secrets.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) de Cordova museum Lexington New England https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/dual-hearts Mon, 14 Feb 2022 16:45:00 GMT
North Station, Boston https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/north-station-turnstyle Pandemic shut-ins

Transformed this vibrant portal

The turnstiles are still

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Boston North Station turnstile https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/north-station-turnstyle Fri, 04 Feb 2022 05:00:00 GMT
Dragon Dance, Chinatown https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/dragon-dance-chinatown-poems-9 They keep him wrapped up

Carefully swathed and packaged

To dance for a day

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Boston Chinatown dragon festival https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/2/dragon-dance-chinatown-poems-9 Tue, 01 Feb 2022 16:30:00 GMT
Moon Over Exeter River https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/moon-over-exeter I captured it as

A photography infant

But loved the result!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Exeter indigo moon New England New Hampshire NH https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/moon-over-exeter Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:45:00 GMT
Oldsmobile with Clouds https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/oldsmobile-with-clouds I realized today

I'm becoming a classic--

It's in the details!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) aging antique car they don't make them like they used to what I'm made of https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/oldsmobile-with-clouds Fri, 14 Jan 2022 16:30:00 GMT
Sandpipers https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/sandpipers Sandpipers scurry

Pecking out mussels and clams

On the Maine coastline

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/sandpipers Fri, 07 Jan 2022 16:15:00 GMT
Throughway https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/throughway Penetrate the glass

Transcend the drab interior

Dream a lucid life!

 

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Cambridge green MIT MIT Media Lab stairwell https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/throughway Sun, 02 Jan 2022 16:12:05 GMT
Gelato Shop https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/gelato-shop The closest we get

To our Italian travels

In this virus age.
 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) black and white cream gelato ice New England New Hampshire shadows https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2022/1/gelato-shop Sun, 02 Jan 2022 16:02:40 GMT
China Club, Hong Kong https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/12/china-club-hong-kong Nine splendid courses

Served for the Year of the Pig

In gleaming salons.

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) China Club Hong Kong New Year Year of the Pig https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/12/china-club-hong-kong Fri, 17 Dec 2021 18:45:00 GMT
Lady Cardinal https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/12/cardinal This beauty arrived

As the snow began to fall

Early this morning

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) birds cardinal New England New Hampshire NH winter https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/12/cardinal Sun, 05 Dec 2021 18:35:52 GMT
Fish Heads, Hong Kong https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/11/fish-heads Wrapped in cellophane

The finest in the village

Ready for dinner

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) fish heads Hong Kong market https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/11/fish-heads Fri, 26 Nov 2021 22:46:59 GMT
Gallery Window, Second Avenue https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/11/funny-dogs When New Yorkers laugh

Know that they are familiar

With absurdity

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) ceramic dogs https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/11/funny-dogs Sat, 13 Nov 2021 01:00:00 GMT
Autumn Bog https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/10/autumn-bog How could I not stop

When I saw it gleaming there

A sunlit jewel

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) New Hampshire Peterborough https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/10/autumn-bog Thu, 14 Oct 2021 18:15:00 GMT
October Meadow https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/10/october-meadow Our first autumn walk--

As the light slowly faded

You reached for my hand.

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) first love lovers New Hampshire New London NH sunset https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/10/october-meadow Sat, 09 Oct 2021 20:45:00 GMT
Ancient Love https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/10/ancient-love My heart was full of:
Autumn leaves, folded letters
Hands clasping in hope 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) autumn leaves Manchester New Hampshire October 9 https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/10/ancient-love Sat, 09 Oct 2021 04:45:00 GMT
Sparrow on a Swing https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/sparrow-on-a-swing When I'm reminded

God's eye is on the sparrow

He sends me a flock!

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bird sparrow https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/sparrow-on-a-swing Thu, 30 Sep 2021 18:30:00 GMT
Leather Worker, Deerfield Fair https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/leather-worker-deerfield-fair Sunlight and canvas

Calfskin scent and autumn air

Mingle with the crowds

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) belts Deerfield Fair leather tooling https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/leather-worker-deerfield-fair Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:30:00 GMT
Glendi Festival, Greek Orthodox Church https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/another-chandelier Festival brings dance

Song and steaming pans of lamb

Inside, God awaits. 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) chandelier Glendi Festival gyros Manchester NH St. George's Greek Orthodox Church https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/another-chandelier Sat, 18 Sep 2021 02:00:00 GMT
Chinatown Festival Dancer https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/festival-dancer So lithe and graceful

Bringing a placidity

To Festival Day 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Chinatown Chinese dancer festival flower. graceful lily https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/festival-dancer Fri, 10 Sep 2021 18:30:00 GMT
Old Orchard Pier https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/old-orchard-piers We missed you last year

Pandemic kept us from our

September sojourn

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) COVid deferred vacation empty pier Maine New England Old Orchard Beach pandemic vacation https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/old-orchard-piers Sun, 05 Sep 2021 19:15:00 GMT
Storm Passing https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/storm-passing-poems-5 September rain left

Smoky clouds and bright ribbons

In a twilight sky

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) gazebo Isles of Shoals New England New Hampshire NH Star Island storm clouds sunset https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/9/storm-passing-poems-5 Fri, 03 Sep 2021 20:00:00 GMT
First-World Problems https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/atlas I think of Atlas

In Rockefeller Center

When overburdened.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Atlas first world problems New York City pressure responsibility Rockefeller Center https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/atlas Fri, 27 Aug 2021 23:45:00 GMT
Monkey See https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/light-bulb-joke How many monkeys

Need to screw in a light bulb?

I laughed at it, too

Monkey-2Light Bulb Joke?

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) monkey New England New Hampshire NH novelty shop https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/light-bulb-joke Fri, 27 Aug 2021 17:15:00 GMT
The Scolding https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/the-scolding Seen in the North End:

Rambunctious kids, frazzled Mom

On Festival Day.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Mom has had it! North End https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/the-scolding Sat, 21 Aug 2021 01:30:00 GMT
Tian Tan Buddha https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/big-buddha A deity was

Constructed in the eighties

For all to worship

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Asia China Hong Kong Lantau Island Tian Tan Buddha https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/big-buddha Fri, 13 Aug 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Mateless Mourning Dove https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/mourning-dove-without-mate She waited all day

Bewildered, alone, grounded

Taking flight at dusk

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bird grief loneliness mate for life mourning dove my backyard New Hampshire widowhood https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/8/mourning-dove-without-mate Fri, 06 Aug 2021 04:45:00 GMT
Newbury Street Boutique https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/newbury-street-boutique From the second floor

The bride, imperious and cool

Observed passersby.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Boston bride mannequin Newbury Street Vera Wang https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/newbury-street-boutique Sat, 31 Jul 2021 01:15:00 GMT
Toucan. San Diego Zoo https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/toucan-san-diego-zoo Behold the toucan!

Evidence, if you need it

Of God's designers.

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bird San Diego Zoo toucan https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/toucan-san-diego-zoo Sat, 24 Jul 2021 01:30:00 GMT
Surfer Zen https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/hampton-beach-surfer In finding balance

The ocean is instructive:

Seek repetition.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) balance Buddhism Hampton Beach New Hampshire NH surfing zen https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/hampton-beach-surfer Sat, 17 Jul 2021 18:30:00 GMT
Sid and Malcolm https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/sid-and-malcolm Friends since babyhood

They grew up on the island

Staying out past dark

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) brothers friends Isles of Shoals kids New England New Hampshire NH Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/sid-and-malcolm Sun, 11 Jul 2021 14:00:00 GMT
5 Pointz Angel https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/5-pointz He died young but lived

In this graffiti city

Until painted out

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) 5 Pointz gang violence graffiti Long Island City New York City https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/5-pointz Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:57:27 GMT
Blue-Eyed Husky https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/husky Whenever you can

It's always best to look up

That's where hope is found!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) blue-eyed dog canine dog hope husky look up! optimism https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/7/husky Fri, 02 Jul 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Party Lights https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/party-lights In only three hours

Lights twinkled, music faded

And you became mine

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) black and white falling in love first meeting memories party romance https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/party-lights Sat, 26 Jun 2021 18:30:00 GMT
Leda at the London NYC Hotel https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/swan-lady Inexplicably

She appeared in the lobby

Unfazed by tourists

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) art assemblage balloon animals Leda and The swan luxury hotels New York City NYC swans The London NYC https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/swan-lady Fri, 18 Jun 2021 19:15:00 GMT
Waiting Out the Storm https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/waiting-out-the-storm Dark clouds and thunder

Overcame the jazz music:

Forced intermission!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) . black and white Centennial Festival musician New England Peabody High School storm trumpet https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/waiting-out-the-storm Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:15:00 GMT
Mad Cow https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/angry-steer Blue ribbon or no

Parading in the hot sun

Will make you cranky

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) agricultural fair cattle highland cow New England New Hampshire NH prize cow state fair https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/angry-steer Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:30:00 GMT
Playground at Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/playground-at-star-island Only a few more hours--then

The song of children erupts

With seagulls pealing

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) dawn daybreak Isles of Shoals New England New Hampshire NH Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/playground-at-star-island Fri, 04 Jun 2021 18:15:00 GMT
The Encounter https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/the-encounter Human, goat, and dog

Intersected on Spring Street

With little impact.

B&W Featured 2 (23 of 39)

 

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Dover German Shepherd goat New Hampshire NH https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/the-encounter Fri, 04 Jun 2021 04:30:00 GMT
Spring Tracks, Star island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/spring-mud-tracks When winter passes

Muddy trails give way to green

And ferries return

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Isles of Shoals New England New Hampshire NH Portsmouth. Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/6/spring-mud-tracks Wed, 02 Jun 2021 01:30:00 GMT
Yellow Rose https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/yellow-rose We stopped for coffee

And were greeted with the dawn

In blue porcelain

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) coffee shop flower Maine yellow rose https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/yellow-rose Sat, 29 May 2021 01:00:00 GMT
Purloined Livestock https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/purloined-livestock MIT seniors

Stole him from Hilltop Steakhouse

Now shuttered and gone.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bovine graduate Cambridge cattle cattle rustlers cow Hilltop Steakhouse MIT Saugus https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/purloined-livestock Wed, 26 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT
Sea Breeze https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/sea-breeze Did you have it too?

That synchronized dream:

You brought me flowers.

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Isles of Shoals memories New Hampshire NH sepia Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/sea-breeze Fri, 21 May 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Walled Garden, County Mayo https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/walled-garden-county-mayo Bricked off from the world

My heart is like a garden

Waiting to be claimed

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Ashford Castle Cong Ireland Mayo walled garden https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/walled-garden-county-mayo Fri, 14 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT
Fibonacci Flower https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/fibonacci-flower Mathematicians

Are put on the flower line

When they reach heaven

Federal Street, Salem, MassachusettsFederal Street, Salem, Massachusetts

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) chrysanthemum coral https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/5/fibonacci-flower Sun, 09 May 2021 20:00:00 GMT
Blaze https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/horse-giving-side-eye In quiet moments

He ponders his wilder kin

Free of the stable.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) blaze chestnut horse Deerfield Fair horse New England New Hampshire NH stable state fair https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/horse-giving-side-eye Fri, 30 Apr 2021 19:00:00 GMT
Honky Tonk Selfie https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/honky-tonk-selfie Sighted at Roberts:

Pretty gals out on the town

Phone at the ready 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bar country honky tonk Nashville Roberts Western World western https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/honky-tonk-selfie Fri, 23 Apr 2021 19:00:00 GMT
Hotel Lion Carving https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/lion-carving The Oceanic

Has an old parlor armchair

Waiting to charm you 

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) carving Isles of Shoals lion's head New Hampshire Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/lion-carving Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:45:00 GMT
Chandelier at St. George's https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/chandelier-at-st-georges As a child I thought 

God lived in church chandeliers

Ever beyond reach

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) New Hampshire Catholicism chandelier Greek Orthodox Church Manchester skepticism St. George's where is God? https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/chandelier-at-st-georges Fri, 09 Apr 2021 18:45:00 GMT
Sunrise, Appledore Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/sunrise-appledore-island Like lovers parting--

The sea in all its blue grace

Releases the night

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Appledore Island Isles of Shoals New Hampshire Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/4/sunrise-appledore-island Sat, 03 Apr 2021 02:45:00 GMT
Corner Buskers, SoBro https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/3/corner-concert Night falls, and music

Blossoms on stoops and corners

Nashville comes alive!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) busking jazz kids music Nashville SOBRO South Broadway https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/3/corner-concert Thu, 11 Mar 2021 13:42:12 GMT
Fortress https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/3/fortress When you free yourself--

Bright spirit--even stone walls

Will not contain you

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) . castle felling stuck letting go New England New Hampshire NH Searles Castle transformation transition Windham https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/3/fortress Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Afternoon Chores, Strawbery Banke https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/afternoon-chores-strawbery-banke Three hundred years back

His wife called him for supper

And the wheel could wait

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) New Hampshire Portsmouth Strawbery Bank wagon wheel https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/afternoon-chores-strawbery-banke Fri, 26 Feb 2021 17:57:10 GMT
Antique Shop Proprietor https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/another-old-timer Found: a vintage man

Gently worn, slightly faded--

Stories included.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) antique shop New England New Hampshire old timer straw hat https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/another-old-timer Fri, 19 Feb 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Under Wraps https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/under-wraps When Saint Gaudens died

A boy was found, unfinished

Shrouded and waiting

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) artist Augustus Saint Gaudens Cornish in the works New England New Hampshire NH sculpture statue studio unfinished https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/under-wraps Sat, 13 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT
A Better View https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/a-better-view It's all so thrilling--

Not just the scenery, but

Traveling with you.

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Arizona long-married mountains vista https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/2/a-better-view Sat, 06 Feb 2021 03:15:00 GMT
White Ibus, Cocoanut Grove https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/ibus-fishing Dawn is the best time

To go walking with my love

And fish for breakfast

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) birds bus coastal Cocoanut Grove dawn Florida ibis Miami tropical wading https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/ibus-fishing Fri, 29 Jan 2021 18:00:00 GMT
Inauguration Day, 2021 https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/communication The way out? Unclear

The narrative? Unfinished

You are the linchpin.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) . 2021 Inauguration Biden inauguration end of Donald Trump Joe Biden Kamala Harris united America White House https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/communication Wed, 20 Jan 2021 21:30:00 GMT
Botticelli Angel https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/botticelli-angel She's not of our time--

Perhaps an Old Master's muse

Escaped the canvas 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) boats Botticelli coast gazebo Isles of Shoals New Hampshire redhead Renaissance Star Island summer day https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/botticelli-angel Mon, 18 Jan 2021 03:15:00 GMT
Green Chair, Isabella Gardner Stewart Museum https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/green-chair I'm the pale green chair

In your somber correctness

Beckoning and bright

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Boston green chair Isabella Gardner Stewart Museum https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2021/1/green-chair Sun, 10 Jan 2021 21:01:31 GMT
Glamour Shoot https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/12/the-party For Christmas that year

We channelled Vanity Fair--

High-class holiday!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) "Hollywood" black and white Christmas film noir glamour shot Hesser College New Hampshire old-time glamour Team Portsmouth Vanity Fair https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/12/the-party Mon, 21 Dec 2020 20:30:00 GMT
Fifth Avenue Reflections https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/12/fifth-avenue-reflections Just past St. Patrick's--

A few blocks before the Park

The street sweeps skyward

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Fifth Avenue New York City pylons rope line skyscrapers Upper West Side urban https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/12/fifth-avenue-reflections Fri, 04 Dec 2020 21:30:00 GMT
Lupine Blue https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/lupine-blue Crawford Notch wakes up

Chill air, pink sky, blue mountains

A new day is born

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/lupine-blue Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Yellow Dusk on the Lamprey https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/yellow-dusk-on-the-lamprey Autumn ebbs away

Leaving a fading imprint

Like old memories.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) NH Epping Lamprey River New Hampshire sunsets https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/yellow-dusk-on-the-lamprey Fri, 20 Nov 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Viral Stall https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/orange-cherrypicker Boston goes silent

The feverish construction

Waiting for a sign.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) architecture Boston building construction Massachusetts urban sprawl https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/orange-cherrypicker Fri, 20 Nov 2020 19:15:00 GMT
Closing Time at Leunig's Bistro https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/closing-time-at-leunigs-bistro We start, stop, reset

Weary in repetition--

But keep the lights on

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Vermont Burlington Leunig's Bistro https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/closing-time-at-leunigs-bistro Fri, 13 Nov 2020 21:30:00 GMT
Redwing, Plum Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/redwing Out here on the marsh

There is poetry in "still"

If you would listen

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) autumn marsh New England Newburyport North Shore Plum Island Redwing blackbird wildlife https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/redwing Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:57:28 GMT
Election Day 2020 https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/votive-and-angel In the turbulence

Pray for America's soul

Save us from ourselves!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) 2020 Election democracy at work Donald Trump Joe Biden New York City pray for the soul of our country St. Patrick's Cathedral https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/11/votive-and-angel Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:00:00 GMT
Bethehem https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/bethehem The Abenaki

Searched these hills for moose and deer

In endless quiet

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) autumn Bethlehem native Americans New England New Hampshire NH White Mountains https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/bethehem Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:45:00 GMT
The Feather https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/feather When my walls go up

The Universe nudges me--

"Stay open to grace."

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) a sign from the Universe feather fence serendipity https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/feather Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:00:00 GMT
Guard House, Searles Castle https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/the-guard-house How do memories

Fleeting and faded, invade

The strongest fortress? 

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) ancient love autumn castle first love fortress New England New Hampshire NH October October 9 old love Searles Castle Windham https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/the-guard-house Fri, 09 Oct 2020 20:45:00 GMT
Violinist, Apple Harvest Festival https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/violinist-apple-harvest-festival Play for October

Autumn's mischievous dancer

Sparkling in sunlight.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Apple Harvest Day Dover musician New Hampshire NH performer. violin https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/10/violinist-apple-harvest-festival Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:00:00 GMT
Great Bay at Dusk https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/great-bay-at-dusk September is gone

Slipping out like a green thief

As fall returns home

Blog Pics 2021-46

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bay dusk Great Bay New Hampshire Stratham sunset https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/great-bay-at-dusk Fri, 25 Sep 2020 04:45:00 GMT
Gull's Perch, Isles of Shoals https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/gulls-perch Appledore and Star--

No warm-blooded mammals there

Only skies full of gulls!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) birds Isles of Shoals New England New Hampshire seagull Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/gulls-perch Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:15:00 GMT
Regency Radio, Circa 1955 https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/regency-radio-circa-1955 Social media

In another century:

The radio hour

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) 1950's antique junk shop find New Hampshire old-time radio Regency sepia https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/regency-radio-circa-1955 Fri, 11 Sep 2020 04:45:00 GMT
22 https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/22 New: job, car, place

Lingering: first love, self-doubt

Ahead: uncertain

 

 

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) 22 early twenties GEN Z millennial goals naïveté new job right out of college unresolved romance what is the road ahead? young Z https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/22 Mon, 07 Sep 2020 16:58:51 GMT
St. Andrews, Dublin https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/st-andrews-dublin Dewy brides waiting

Bishops in scarlet sashes

Paused in this narthex

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) ancient cathedral Catholic church Dublin St. Andrews stone weddings https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/9/st-andrews-dublin Fri, 04 Sep 2020 04:30:00 GMT
Island Daybreak https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/island-daybreak Seagulls are singing:
"Thank you, thank you, morning light"
As dawn warms the sky.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) autumn Isles of Shoals New England New Hampshire NH Portsmouth Rye Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/island-daybreak Fri, 28 Aug 2020 19:51:48 GMT
Hat Shop Gig https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/hat-shop-gig-poems-7 In Music City

Any place can be a stage

Just bring your six-string

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) buskers fedoras fiddle Goorin Bros. Hat Shop guitars Nashville tambourine https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/hat-shop-gig-poems-7 Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:45:00 GMT
Get Over It https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/get-over-it Everyone screws up--

Today's shame is tomorrow's

Amusing story

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) basket of figs cherub embarrassment garden garden center statue New England New Hampshire NH. shame statue https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/get-over-it Mon, 10 Aug 2020 01:17:44 GMT
Classic Car, Salem Willows https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/america-is-a-car-show America is

Old timers and antique cars

Leather seats and chrome

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) antique Antique car boardwalk classic car Salem Willows https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/8/america-is-a-car-show Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:23:56 GMT
The Green Bullets Play The Middle East https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/7/the-green-bullets-play-the-middle-east Harry said, "Ma, stop!"

So Mr. Sound Engineer

I photographed you.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Bailey engineer Harry Griffin John Ayer The Green Bullets The Middle East Tom Ayer https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/7/the-green-bullets-play-the-middle-east Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:24:53 GMT
Persephone Waits https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/persephone-waits Persephone waits--

As Mother's heart is breaking

And winter descends

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) black and white Demeter forest Greek myth Hades Mother Earth Olivia rhododendrons where's my daughter https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/persephone-waits Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:45:00 GMT
Nave, St. Patrick's Cathedral https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/nave-st-patricks-cathedral Just a step inside--

Even a lapsed Catholic

Feels its majesty

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Catholic church nave New York City St. Patrick's Cathedral https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/nave-st-patricks-cathedral Sat, 20 Jun 2020 17:45:00 GMT
Star Silhouette https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/star-silhouette Some summer evening

 

Find your way to Star Island--

 

Twilight is calling!

 

Summer House, Dusk

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Isles of Shoals New Hampshire silhouette Star Island sunset https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/star-silhouette Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:00:00 GMT
Afternoon Tea with Millie https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/afternoon-tea-with-millie Some days it feels like

The world is in my teacup--

Waiting to be stirred

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) New Hampshire Portsmouth tea teacups window https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/afternoon-tea-with-millie Wed, 10 Jun 2020 17:45:00 GMT
Selfie Stick, MIT https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/selfie-mit Even in this place

Of shining intelligence

The self fascinates

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) colorful graduation I-Phone Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT self-absorption selfie selfie stick https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/6/selfie-mit Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:45:00 GMT
A Glance https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/dog-with-one-blue-eye Across species we

Took notice of the other's

Unusualness


 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) border collie dog one blue eye one brown eye shepherd two-colored eyes https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/dog-with-one-blue-eye Sat, 30 May 2020 17:45:00 GMT
Siblings, Swasey Parkway https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/the-siblings Balloons and rubber boots--

Cherish these memories now!

For childhood fades fast

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) . balloon animals Exeter festival ice cream New Hampshire NH sisters and brothers Swasey Parkway https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/the-siblings Fri, 29 May 2020 15:00:00 GMT
Memorial Day 2020 https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/parade Next year may we be

Standing together and free

Watching the parade.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Black Lives Matter Coronavirus COVid 19 George Floyd Memorial Day Quarantine watching the parade https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/parade Sat, 23 May 2020 22:13:19 GMT
Awake to Spring! https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/awake-to-spring A hibiscus bloomed--

And spent its beauty wisely

Let us do the same.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) bloom California flower hibiscus San Diego springtime yellow https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/5/awake-to-spring Sat, 09 May 2020 23:00:24 GMT
Quinceañera Boys, Long Island City https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/quincea-era-boys-long-island-city En nuestro mejor Nosotros celebramos Este momento

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) birthday party fifteen Hispanic kids LatinX Long Island City military uniforms New York City https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/quincea-era-boys-long-island-city Thu, 23 Apr 2020 19:45:00 GMT
The King of Hot Chocolate https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/the-king-of-hot-chocolate Don't let him fool you--

Little hands may be sticky

But his heart is pure

King of Hot Chocolate

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) African-American cocoa crown hot chocolate king little kid https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/the-king-of-hot-chocolate Fri, 17 Apr 2020 19:45:00 GMT
Wheelbarrow, Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/wheelbarrow-star-island My best advice is

Look up from your devices

Nature's your friend, too

Blue Wheelbarrow

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Isles of Shoals landscape New Hampshire seascape Star Island https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/wheelbarrow-star-island Fri, 10 Apr 2020 19:15:00 GMT
Williamsburg Bridge https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/williamsburg-bridge Photographers love

Angles, shadows, light--and lines

Leading out of sight

Williamsburg BridgeWilliamsburg Bridge

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Brooklyn New York City Williamsburg Bridge https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/4/williamsburg-bridge Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:30:00 GMT
Newmarket Mill Pond https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/3/newmarket-mill-pond The afternoon fades

Children called in to dinner

And night settles in

Kayak With DucksKayak With Ducks

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) NH canoe ducks mill New England New Hampshire Newmarket pond https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/3/newmarket-mill-pond Sat, 28 Mar 2020 23:00:00 GMT
Deer in the Rustling Straw https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/3/deer-in-the-rustling-straw Amid waving gold--

 

Just one moment of stillness

 

Before taking flight.

 

Deer at Plum-1

 

 

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) deer doe Newburyport Plum Island sepia straw wildlife https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/3/deer-in-the-rustling-straw Fri, 06 Mar 2020 19:45:00 GMT
Red Arrow Diner https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/3/america-is-the-local-diner America is

Small town diners where friends meet

And all are welcome

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) diner election New England New Hampshire NH Red Arrow Diner What is America? https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/3/america-is-the-local-diner Sat, 29 Feb 2020 00:07:35 GMT
Hunker Down https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/puffed-up Cold little sparrow

When the Arctic breezes blow

Puff up your feathers

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) birds brrr feathers New England New Hampshire sparrow winter https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/puffed-up Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:45:00 GMT
Exit Strategy https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/making-a-break-for-it No one is looking--

Let's escape to Manhattan

And wear what we like

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) COVid-19 problems escape Manhattan mannequins New York City quarantined retail https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/making-a-break-for-it Sun, 23 Feb 2020 20:27:15 GMT
Abandoned Tractor, Kennebunk https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/abandoned-tractor-kennebunk Waiting for harvest

Long after the farm has sold

Like people I know


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(Ryder Griffin Photography) farm equipment farming Kennebunk Maine New England open field rural sepia tractor https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/abandoned-tractor-kennebunk Sun, 23 Feb 2020 19:29:06 GMT
Sea Cottage on Star https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/sea-cottage-on-star A shade past twilight

I rest in my simple room

As chapel bells peal

 

Cottage E at DuskCottage E at Dusk

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) coastal cottage Isles of Shoals New England New Hampshire NH Star Island sunset https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2020/2/sea-cottage-on-star Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:54:35 GMT
Long-Eared Goat https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2019/4/long-eared-goat Will you visit me?

It's lonely here in this cage

And you have kind eyes

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) NH animals farm life goat New Hampshire Ossipee https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2019/4/long-eared-goat Thu, 18 Apr 2019 04:30:00 GMT
Live at the Grand Ole Opry https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/12/live-at-the-grand-ole-opry So hallowed a stage--

Uniquely American

Legends were born here

Grand Ole OpryGrand Ole Opry

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) blue Grand Ole Opry Nashville neon on air Ryman Auditorium stage Tennessee https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/12/live-at-the-grand-ole-opry Fri, 21 Dec 2018 05:15:00 GMT
The Protege https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/the-protege Someday when you're gone

I'll remember this moment:

Playing side by side

The ProtegeThe Protege

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Back Bay Boston buskers duets father and son guitars Newbury Street street performers https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/the-protege Sat, 01 Dec 2018 04:15:00 GMT
King Dancer Pose https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/king-dancer-pose Stable, yet at ease

Committed, yet non-attached

Calm amidst chaos.

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) 5Pointz asana Brooklyn graffiti heart-opening sequence King Dancer Pose Lord of the Dance pose Natarajasana New York City Shiva yoga https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/king-dancer-pose Fri, 23 Nov 2018 23:00:00 GMT
The Cellist https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/the-cellist Musician's prayers

Spoken in low timbre

Soothe a troubled world

The CellistThe CellistCellist

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) Cellist music musician. New Hampshire NH Rye Star Island United Universalist https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/the-cellist Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:45:00 GMT
Contemplation https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/contemplation Painful as they were

Most of the growing happened

Those times I said "no."

ContemplationContemplation

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) carving Dartmouth College New Hampshire NH Rollins Chapel sepia stone terra-cotta https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/contemplation Fri, 09 Nov 2018 05:30:00 GMT
Give Me A Kiss! https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/give-me-a-kiss You look so friendly

Let me introduce myself--

Bend down a minute!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) animals farm fence funny animals goat kissing https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/11/give-me-a-kiss Fri, 02 Nov 2018 04:45:00 GMT
Cross Purposes https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/10/cross-purposes Once sanctuary--

Now a touchstone for bigots--

What would Jesus do?

Cross PurposesCross Purposes

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) alt-right bigots Christian values cross Donald Trump evangelical hatred hypocrisy immigration Muslim ban What would Jesus do? https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/10/cross-purposes Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMT
Torch Song, Nashville https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/10/torch-song-nashville Sing your truth out loud--

For in this season of lies--

We will live in blue

Torch SongTorch Song

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) blues music civil rights LBGTQ lesbian music Nashville Pride protest song singing tattoo https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/10/torch-song-nashville Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:45:00 GMT
Carvings https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/10/carvings Although grown and gone--

Here is where their love lives on

The trees still whisper

Fine Art December-31Carvings

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) autumn birches first love memories New England New Hampshire old love reminisce teenage love https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/10/carvings Tue, 09 Oct 2018 04:30:00 GMT
Beacon on Lexington Street https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/lantern-lexington-street No cold autumn rain

On gray city avenues

Can quell New York's light!

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) beacon lamppost Lexington Street Manhattan moody New York City rainy city red and black urban https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/lantern-lexington-street Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:31:22 GMT
World Without Art https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/world-without-art First, false promises--

Then journalists are suppressed--

And easels are stripped

B&W Featured 4 (1 of 1)World Without Art

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) art black and white Chinatown cityscape despair dystopia easels street https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/world-without-art Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:29:21 GMT
Barbed Rhetoric https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/sparrow-on-barbed-wire No walls or fences

Can block the will to be free

No matter who pays

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(Ryder Griffin Photography) barbed wire build a wall Donald Trump fear of foreigners immigration reform Mexico will pay for it sparrow Trump Trump tweet https://www.rydergriffinphotography.com/blog/2018/9/sparrow-on-barbed-wire Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:22:54 GMT