Posted by: David Giacalone | June 21, 2013

celebrating the almost-solstice sun

update (June 21, Summer Solstice, 2013, 4 PM): the sun-illuminated flags were once again inspiring this afternoon on Union Street.  E.g.,

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original posting:

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– flag at 113 Union St. around 5 PM on June 19, 2013 –

Flag Day was June 14th, but the quality and angle of the sun the past two afternoons at about 5 PM put our Stockade flags in the spotlight and got me to grab my pocket camera to take advantage of sun, shadows, and reflections.  I plan to celebrate today’s summer solstice with another late-afternoon stroll on our 4th straight day of sunny skies.

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– flags at 205 and 207 Union St. – 5 PM 20Jun2013 –

The results of my strolling and shooting on June 19 and 20 on Union and Front Sts. can be seen above and in the collage below. (as always, click on an image for a larger version and better viewing)

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– thanks to Karen, Bob and Gloria, and Virginia for waving Old Glory –


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