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You know, like “Bird is the Word?” You people have no idea the far reaches of uncharted brain hemispheres I scour to come up with these headline gems.

Photo by Albert Dashevsky (a.k.a. Albert718)

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OK, maybe it’s just my imagination running away with me again.

Photo by George Burshteyn

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I wanted to use this as a Morning Mug, but I suppose it works as a puzzle too, which is how the photographer actually intended the image to be used in the first place.

As Anne Frank aptly wrote, “Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.”

And, less depressingly, from the photographer himself:

This is a tree, cut down to the stump, bursting back to life. As Jeff Goldblum put it, “Life will, uh, uh, find a way.”

Photo by Lenny Markh.

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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

Those were the words of the photographer in an email to Sheepshead Bites, although it is difficult for me to think of anything that swims in its own poop as royalty. It is certainly the official bird of Sheepshead Bay. We love our swannies.

Photo by Dennis Beatley

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Morning Mug: Toothpicks


The Cyclone looks like a whole bunch of toothpicks here. My advancing years and weakening constitution tell me I am a little bit coocoo for having gone on this rickety beast as many times as I have (somewhere in the area of 30). I love the drops, but I cannot deal with those sharp turns anymore. Perhaps it’s time to give the Thunderbolt a try.

Photo by Mary Bakija

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So peaceful, so serene, and then, oh yeah, there’s that thing that passes for the Sun that looks like 20 kilotons of TNT going off over yonder.

Photo by George Burshteyn

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Photo by Dmitri Kalinin

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Morning Mug: Arouse!


Some of the photographer’s notes from the field, which I always enjoy:

I was shooting on the pier when it started to downpour. By the time I got to shelter at the carousel, I was drenched. I waited until the rain let up a bit and as I started to leave I saw the incredible glow of the sunset behind MCU park. The photo does not capture how gorgeous it was.

Photo by Robin Michals

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It looks like the sky, presumably over southern Brooklyn (if not, then you, Madame Photographer, are breaking the rules!), except it also looks like the water. Who’s with me?

Either way, have a great weekend everyone!

Photo by Emilia Amos

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