Washington Street, Portsmouth, Virginia.
House built ca. 1789.
Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, Virginia.
Court Street, Portsmouth, Virginia
Red Lion Square, Portsmouth, Virginia.
This morning I went for a long walk in the morning fog in the Olde Towne neighborhood of my city. I was out and about before the churchgoers, but not too early for the sounds of church bells, and of distant fog horns in the harbor. The streets were deserted except for the dog walkers and me.
Detail, elephant ear leaves (Colocasia sp.), after frost. In Portsmouth, Virginia
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Suit and Tie*
Detail of an elephant ear plant’s inflorescence (Colocasia sp.), in Portsmouth Virginia.
Our first freeze of the season wilted the elephant ear leaves, revealing this hidden spathe.
This photo was taken in situ in natural light. Please click to enlarge.
*Thanks to hikergirl for suggesting the caption title.