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Friday, August 2, 2013
Photo of the Day: Bishop’s Garden, Chautauqua
As longtime readers of this blog know, I’ve
visited the Chautauqua Institution
in upstate New York at least a half dozen times over the past two decades. Yet
this year, perhaps because I sought somewhat different subjects for
my camera, I came across this peaceful spot, at the corner of Peck and South
Lake Drive. “Bishop’s Garden” commemorates one of the two co-founders of this
example of Americana, Bishop John H. Vincent. Within a community that calls you
away from a life of toil and haste, this is an oasis of even greater stillness,
repose and peace.
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand