Enduring Masterpiece: 1926 Type 23 Bugatti Brescia

July 31, 2023 - In the annals of automotive history, few vehicles have captured the imagination and reverence of enthusiasts quite like...
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1929 Type 57 Bugatti: Timeless Elegance

July 31, 2023 - Bugatti, a name synonymous with legendary luxury, speed and opulence in the automotive world, witnessed one of its most...
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Rare Bugatti Type 51 Coupe Worth Millions

July 31, 2023 - Posted by Glenn Franco Simmons Bugatti Type 51 Dubos cars remain a symbol of timeless elegance and unparalleled perform...
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1937 Rolls-Royce 20/30: Classic Car With History

July 27, 2023 - Posted by Glenn Franco Simmons The Rolls-Royce 20/30 was a luxury car produced by the British manufacturer Rolls-Royce...
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Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe Starred In Movie Filmed In Dayton

July 25, 2023 - Hollywood glitterati graced Northern Nevada, and particularly the town of Dayton, in the early 1960s, with the filming o...
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Yellow Dahlia Blooms Haiku By Glenn Franco Simmons

July 24, 2023 - Yellow dahlia blooms, In San Francisco's embrace, Golden Gate Park's grace. Warm day, blue sky's hue, Birds dance an...
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Machete Ridge A Breathtaking Site

July 24, 2023 - Machete Ridge is a giant and stunning rock outcropping in Pinnacles National Park, which is located east of the Salinas...
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Salinas Valley: Land of Contrasts & Controversies

July 24, 2023 - “The Salinas Valley, one of the most productive agricultural regions in California, has a long and complex history that...
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Airline Highway Offers Scenic Views

July 24, 2023 - “State Route 25 … is a state highway in the U.S. state of California between State Route 198 in Monterey County and U.S.
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Porcelain My Favorite At SF Asian Art Museum

July 22, 2023 - It was a pleasure to photograph the Avery Brundage Collection over a number of years that my lovely wife Kathleen and I...
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Rare Famille Rose Chrysanthemum Dish Yongzheng Six-character Mark

July 22, 2023 - This is a rare Famille Rose Chrysanthemum Dish with a Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double ci...
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Bowl Has Yongzheng Mark From Qing Dynasty

July 22, 2023 - This shallow bowl has a Yongzheng mark and underglaze blue four-character mark in two columns. It is described by the As...
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Hidden Meaning In Bowl With Peonies

July 22, 2023 - From the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) era. The artwork is porcelain with overglaze polychrome decoration. It uses the peony...
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A Lovely Dish With Hibiscus & Dragonfly

July 22, 2023 - The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco described this porcelain artwork as a “dish with hibiscus and dragonfly.” From Jin...
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Porcelain Bowls With 'One Hundred Flower' Motif

July 22, 2023 - The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco described these as “a pair of bowls with ‘One Hundred Flowers’ motif.” From Jingde...
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Lobed Dish With Chrysanthemums, Plum Blossoms

July 22, 2023 - The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco described this porcelain artwork (1644-1911) as a "lobed dish with design of chrys...
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Dish With Floral Scrolls Has Jiaqing Mark

July 22, 2023 - This beautiful artwork (1796-1820) ~ described as a "dish with design of floral scrolls" by art experts ~ was photograph...
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Doucai A Technique Employing Underglaze Blue

July 22, 2023 - The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco describes this porcelain artwork as a covered porcelain bowl, with doucai, bowl wi...
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Scenes Of Landscape On Chinese Porcelain

July 22, 2023 - Vase in the shape of an ancient bronze vessel with scenes of landscapes (1644-1911) at the Asian Art Museum in San Franc...
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Jar With Daoist Immortals

July 22, 2023 - This porcelain artwork from the Asian Art Museum is part of The Avery Brundage Collection. It is described by the museum...
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Porcelain Bowl With Peony, Chrysanthemum & Butterflies

July 22, 2023 - This bowl with peony, chrysanthemum and butterflies is from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province. It was manufactured during the...
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Porcelain Bowl Recalls Daoguang Emperor's Four Seasons

July 22, 2023 - Bowl with scenes of the four seasons was made in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China, during the Qing Dynasty and reign...
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Jingdezhen Birthday Greeting Porcelain Bowl Featured At Asian Art Museum

July 22, 2023 - Porcelain bowl with birthday greeting characters. From Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China. From the Qing Dynasty during...
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Hakone Gardens: Where Happiness Starts!

July 20, 2023 - Hakone Gardens: Where Happiness Starts In Hakone Gardens, where joy takes flight, A colorful spring tapestry so bright...
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Flowering Cherry Blossoms A Spring Bounty

July 20, 2023 - While in The Valley of Heart’s Delight, otherwise known as the Santa Clara Valley, cherry blossoms are still plentiful,...
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1 Corinthians 13 A Favorite At Weddings & Beyond

July 15, 2023 - Love is patient and is kind. Love doesn’t envy. Love doesn’t brag, is not proud, doesn’t behave itself inappropriately,...
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More San Jose Municipal Rose Garden Landscape Photos Added

July 13, 2023 - I added more landscape photos of the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden today, so I asked Bing Chat to write a journalistic...
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Barn Photos Added Today

July 11, 2023 - Barns are often associated with livestock, but their purpose goes beyond that. Uses include the typical dairy farms from...
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More San Jose Municipal Rose Garden Landscape Photos Added

July 11, 2023 - For nearly an entire decade, I photographed the beautiful roses at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden. The city of San...
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Timothy Verses Added To Bible Verses As Art Group

July 11, 2023 - This gallery will feature my artwork related to the Book of Timothy. “Timothy or Timothy of Ephesus (Greek: Timótheos,...
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Another Dahlia Added To Unidentified Dahlia Gallery

July 11, 2023 - I added a new dahlia today to the unidentified dahlia gallery. If you can identify any of the dahlias in the gallery (sh...
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Sheep Well-fed In Minden At Border Collie Trials

July 11, 2023 - These photos were taken at the U.S. Border Collies Handlers' Association National Sheepdog Finals in Minden, Nev. Whi...
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All Prophets & Messengers of God Are As One Soul, One Spirit

July 11, 2023 - If thou be of the inmates of this city within the ocean of divine unity, thou wilt view all the Prophets and Messengers...
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A Pure Heart Is As A Mirror; Cleanse It With The Burnish Of Love

July 11, 2023 - O My brother! A pure heart is as a mirror; cleanse it with the burnish of love and severance from all save God, that the...
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San Mateo Barn An Icon Of The Past

July 11, 2023 - This barn or schoolhouse was photographed in San Mateo County in California many years ago. I'm not sure of its present...
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Hummingbird's Appearance A Serendipitous Occasion!

July 11, 2023 - As I was resting on a bench at Filoli, a country estate with formal gardens about halfway between San Jose and San Franc...
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Cassia Fistula Produces Bright Yellow Blossoms

July 10, 2023 - Cassia fistula photographed in South Lake Tahoe. (If I've misidentified, kindly let me know. Thank you.)
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Asian Poppies Brighten Any Garden

July 10, 2023 - You can see more Asian poppy photos by clicking on any of the photos in this post and navigating to the Asian Poppy Grou...
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Olson's Cherry Orchard A Sunnyvale Gem!

July 10, 2023 - Olson's Cherry Orchard in Sunnyvale was a great place to visit when I lived there with my wife for almost a decade. I o...
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1958 Edsel In Near-Perfect Condition

July 09, 2023 - This 1958 Ford Edsel was photographed at the 2011 Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance. It's unfortunate that Edsel has beco...
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Martyrdom of The Báb Commemoration Observed Today

July 09, 2023 - Today, July 9, is commemorated by Bahá’ís throughout the world as the Martyrdom of The Báb. This image is not really...
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1959 Chevy DeLuxe 'Cream-Cicle' Panel Van A Sweet Success! Revival Car Show Saturday!

July 07, 2023 - This 1959 Chevrolet Deluxe van was shown at the 2022 and 2023 Downtown Revival Car Shows in Carson City. On one major ph...
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Orange A Perfect Color For 1970 Volkswagen Beetle At Downtown Revival Car Show

July 07, 2023 - I photographed this 1970 Volkswagen Beetle (Bug) at the 2022 Downtown Revival Car Show in Carson City, Nev. The sixth-a...
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1967 Mustang Almost An Instant Classic! Downtown Revival Car Show Saturday

July 07, 2023 - This 1967 Ford Mustang was shown at the 2022 Downtown Revival Car Show in Carson City. While primed for paint, there was...
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1956 Bel-Air V8 A Highly Sought After Classic Chevrolet! Downtown Revival Car Show Saturday

July 07, 2023 - I photographed this 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air V-8 at the 2022 Downtown Revival Car Show held in the capital city of Nevada,...
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1956 International Harvester Restored To Perfection! Revival Car Show Saturday!

July 07, 2023 - I photographed this 1956 International Harvester model S132 at last year's Downtown Revival Car Show. It is equipped wit...
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1935 Packard A Grand Presence At Downtown Revival Car Show

July 06, 2023 - I photographed this 1935 Packard at 2022’s Downtown Revival Car Show, and I know it is a V-8 but I do not know which one...
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1940 Ford DeLuxe Woodie A Perfectly Preserved Icon

July 06, 2023 - I photographed this Ford DeLuxe Woodie at 2022’s Downtown Revival Car Show. I believe it is a 1940 model, but the identi...
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'You Will Cast All Their Sins Into The Depths Of The Sea' Illustrated

July 05, 2023 - He will again have compassion on us. He will tread our iniquities under foot; and you will cast all their sins into t...
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'Word Of Our God Stands Forever' Illustrated

July 04, 2023 - The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God stands forever. ~ Isaiah 40:8 From the public-domain W...
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All Your Waves & Billows Have Swept Over Me Illustrated

July 04, 2023 - My God, my soul is in despair within me. Therefore I remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon,...
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1958 Ford Fairlane Skyliner At 2022 Downtown Revival Car Show

July 03, 2023 - I photographed this 1958 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner at 2022’s Downtown Revival Car Show. The sixth-annual Downtown Revi...
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'Thou Shalt Be Like A Watered Garden' Illustrated Bible Verse

July 03, 2023 - And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be li...
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’56 Buick Special Touted Best; Revival Car Show On July 8

July 02, 2023 - I photographed this 1956 Buick Special at 2022’s Downtown Revival Car Show. The sixth-annual Downtown Revival Car Show...
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Simplicity Rose A Bright Pink

July 02, 2023 - This bright pink Floribunda ~ known in the United States as “Simplicity” ~ will brighten any garden with beautiful daint...
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Stainless Steel Rose A Mauve Hybrid Tea Created By Tom Carruth

July 01, 2023 - The Stainless Steel rose is a light mauve or mauve-blend hybrid tea that I photographed at the San Jose Municipal Rose G...
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Unidentified Rose At San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

July 01, 2023 - I don't have an identification for this rose because its name sign was removed. At the time, I didn't save the San Jose...
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'Ye Are All ... The Fragrant Blossoms Of One Rose Garden'

July 01, 2023 - Ye are all the waves of one sea, the rays of one sun, the flowers of one garden, the lions of one thicket, the birds of...
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