Detail of the Tiffany Company’s William Hood Memorial, showing the destructive results of over a century of the elements. Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville Maryland. Every year more and more glass falls away.

Detail of the Tiffany Company’s William Hood Memorial, showing the destructive results of over a century of the elements. Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville Maryland. Every year more and more glass falls away.

The William Hood Memorial. A 12’ Tall Stained Glass and Granite masterpiece made by Tiffany Studios in 1915. Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville Maryland. This priceless mosaic sits and falls apart more and more each year. Some of the glass is literally irreplaceable, as the formulas are lost.

The William Hood Memorial. A 12’ Tall Stained Glass and Granite masterpiece made by Tiffany Studios in 1915. Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville Maryland. This priceless mosaic sits and falls apart more and more each year. Some of the glass is… Continue Reading

What is this bone? Puffin beak ? Spoon billed bird? Looking for help, found in Prince William Sound Alaska on the beach. The only guess I have is a puffin but the thin ridge makes me think other wise.

What is this bone? Puffin beak ? Spoon billed bird? Looking for help, found in Prince William Sound Alaska on the beach. The only guess I have is a puffin but the thin ridge makes me think other wise.

Northstar above Big Sur California late Feb 2019 [OC], [3000 × 2142px]The moon is rising from the east lighting up the ridge tops & the Pacific Ocean. The glow in the center horizon is from Silicon Valley city lights (San Jose)

Northstar above Big Sur California late Feb 2019 [OC], [3000 × 2142px]The moon is rising from the east lighting up the ridge tops & the Pacific Ocean. The glow in the center horizon is from Silicon Valley city lights (San… Continue Reading