Just Passing By – #ThursdayDoors

No Exit – that’s probably a good thing,

Today is Thanksgiving here in the US, So I want to be brief and stay with the spirit of the day. The doors in the gallery were collected from the train while traveling to/from New York City. I’ve done my best to describe them in the captions. You know the drill, if you’re in between crumb cake and turkey, or turkey and pie, click on any picture to start a slide-show. If you’re busy, feel free to just glance at the collage.

I do want to take a moment to thank you for being here today. If you’re here in the US, I hope you’re enjoying a wonderful Thanksgiving and I hope you have a great weekend. If you’re elsewhere, please join our tradition and accept my gratitude for your visit.

I would like to thank the founder of the feast, as it were. That would be Norm Frampton. Each week, he invites people from around the world to bring doors to his page and put them on display. The process is easy, visit Norm’s page, check out his doors and then look for the little blue frog. Click the tiny tadpole and he’ll send you into the grand gallery.

As for the local gallery, please understand that there were all taken with my phone, from a moving train with dirty windows. There has been a lot of cropping, straightening and a few things to reduce the glare. If they’re still fuzzy, have another glass of wine.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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  1. Loved your photo story. Traveling to NY via train is always an adventure, and you’ve made that experience alive for me today. Thank you for being you, Dan. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving to you Dan and your loved ones. Hope dinner is delicious. :-) Your train trips always remind me it has really been too long since I’ve taken one. Although your latest opportunity to sit for hours didn’t sound like much fun, but you did get a nice door post. :-) 6° here this morning so feel really good about getting your project buttoned up and the cars inside. :-)

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    1. Thanks Judy. We’re sitting at 11°. One of the things I hope to do once I retire is take a much longer train ride.

      I am 2-3 hours of reorganizing, cleaning and sweeping away from having cars in the garage, but I’ll get there tomorrow.

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  3. For pictures taken on a moving train with dirty windows, they sure are great. I particularly like the church and the brick building with the triple arched windows and the unusual roof. That chimney looks like it’s standing independently behind that building. Great collection today.

    Again, Happy Thanksgiving to you and the Editor and Faith and, of course, Maddie, MiMi and MuMu. Enjoy the love of your family, the warmth of your home, the delight of your pets, and all that good food. I just hope there’s room for you and Maddie on the couch AFTER dinner! 😜
    🔹 Ginger 🔹

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    1. Thanks Ginger. Maddie has been making use of my legs as we tried to share the couch. Her idea of sharing is “put your legs where I can lean on them.” I didn’t get a good look at the chimney, but I think you might be right. I do like the building with the crazy roof.

      Thanks again and Happy Thanksgiving. And an extra Happy Thanksgiving from Maddie (pictures on Saturday, I promise).


  4. Have another glass of wine… Ha! I’ll remember that while participating in Thanksgiving festivities. Nice doors, Dan. My favorites are the first photo of the brick building and the red door of the church. Have a wonderfully blessed holiday weekend and remember to wear your stretchy pants!

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  5. Enjoyed the gallery Dan. You did wonderfully taking the images while the train was moving. I enjoy the capture of life surrounding the travel. It reminds me of how fast we move sometimes and don’t stop to see others in a moment. Happy Thanksgiving to each of you. We do have so much for which to be thankful. :-)

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  6. Really? Dan, I would have never known these pictures were taken under the fuzz-inducing conditions you described. It’s a fun set of photos.
    Thank you for all your delightful posts, for being so generous in your support, and especially for being you.
    Wishing you and yours a wonder-filled Thanksgiving. Now, go gobble til you wobble! Hugs.

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    1. Ha ha – thanks so much Teagan. I owe a debt of thanks for the straightening, dehazing, contrasting and sharpening to Adobe Lightroom.

      I am going to gobble til I wobble (I like that) and little else today. I hope you have a wonderful day. You are one of the brightspots on the Internet and bookshelves for which I am thankful.

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  7. Dan, The pictures are just fine the way they are. A nice selection of buildings, doors, trains, and high lift equipment. It has been years since I rode the rapid transit. There is something to be said for the alternate view of civilization with all its blemishes. Thanks. And as they say in the Empire or perhaps the rebel alliance – May the Turkey be with you…

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  8. Hi Dan – enjoy the dinner or lunch … or breakfast tomorrow! You’re ‘good’ … I just put mine up … but I always love the views … and looking out of the front or the back of a train always bemuses … lots of interesting angles and areas – cheers happy times – Hilary

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  9. That extra glass of wine will fix everything. 😉 Seriously, I’m impressed you got any useable pics from inside a moving train (like *outside* the moving train was even an option!). These are fantastic, Dan. Hope your day was wonderful!

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    1. Thanks, we had a great day, Laura. I hope you did, too. I should post a few of the pre-Lightroom versions of these pictures. I love that software (even if it’s from Adobe).

      Have a great weekend.


  10. Happy thanksgiving to you too! We just finished our final piece of leftover pumpkin pie. Here in Asia we only have a tiny oven so the whole venture was a challenge, though it was fun and made me more thankful for the feast. Enjoyed your journey from the train window, especially liked the red doors on the church building.

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  11. Hope you guys enjoyed your feast! I never realized the window issue until my one and only train ride. I am surprised because the views are one of the draws train transportation uses to lure us in. Your use of Lightroom was very effective.

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