Don Faust

This month’s desktop calendar wallpaper features a water lily floating in a pond on the grounds of the Four Seasons at Manele Bay in Lanai, Hawaii.
January 2013 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper: Pond Lily - Lanai, HI

This is the February 2013 offering for our desktop calendar series - always free and available for iPad too! Get your February 2013 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper!  I took this photo of a water lily pond at the Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay. We were on Lanai because Chris had been invited to participate in the island’s  inaugural New […]

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Free desktop wallpaper for October 2012: A colorful scene of fall foliage in the Vermont countryside.
October 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper: Vermont Fall Foliage Picture

This is the October 2012 offering for our desktop calendar series - always free and available for iPad and iPhone too! Get your October 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper! Chris and I had stayed overnight in Stowe on our way back from a fall foliage trip through northern Vermont and parts of Québec, Cananda, including the Eastern Townships, Quebec […]

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Free desktop wallpaper for September 2012: A birds-eye view of Napa Valley from a hot air balloon.
September 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper: Napa Hot Air Balloon Rides

This is the August 2012 offering for our desktop calendar series - always free and available for iPad and iPhone too! Get your August 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper! This photo of the Napa Valley was taken from 2,000 feet, during an early morning hot air balloon ride.  September is the start of harvest season in California wine country […]

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This week’s Photo Friday looks at the concept of “close up” – and flowers, especially the orchid, make great close up subjects.
Photo Friday: Orchid Close-up at the Philadelphia Flower Show

This is the latest in a series of travel photos inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s Photo Friday theme is CLOSE UP.   A handful of years ago, Chris and I attended the Philadelphia Flower Show.  And while I enjoy gazing at flowers like most people, I wasn’t quite sure how I’d like going to an all-out flower […]

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Free desktop calendar wallpaper for July 2012: American flags, taken in Tennessee during a cross-country roadtrip.
July 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper: American Flags in Tennessee

This is the July 2012 offering for our desktop calendar series – always free and available for iPad and iPhone too!  Get your July 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper! This flag photo comes from a cross-country trip that I took in 2006 with my Jeep Wrangler. I drove from Philadelphia to Arizona and back in three weeks, […]

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June 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper

by Don Faust on May 31, 2012

Desktop calendar wallpaper for June 2012: Easter Island Moai Statues.
Moai on Easter Island, available as a desktop calendar wallpaper

This is the latest in our free 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper series. Get your June 2012 Desktop Calendar Wallpaper!  Pictured are a row of Moai, statues from Easter Island. Created by the Rapa Nui for unknown reasons, the statues may have almost destroyed the civilization, sociologists such as Jared Diamond say, because the calories that the […]

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This week’s Photo Friday takes us to Victoria Falls in Dominica, West Indies.
Victoria Falls - Dominica, West Indies

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is WATERFALLS.  In 2006, Chris and I took our first trip together to the island of Dominica, also known as the Nature Island because of its pristine beauty.  It’s not a very built-up, and is popular with birders […]

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Photo Essay for the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Jazzfest 2012: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Photo Essay

This is the second in our series on the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. If you have never been to the festival, the following photo essay may give you inspiration to go if you are heavily drawn to either music or culture. Our first stop as we entered the festival grounds led us to the […]

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This week’s Photo Friday: Colorful orchid flowers photo from the Philadelphia Flower Show.
Orchid Flowers Photo, Philadelphia Flower Show

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFoto theme is FLOWERS.  Orchids are my favorite type of flower – not only because they are exotic, but because there are so many different varieties and bizarre shapes.  The photo above, of a moth orchid, was taken at the Philadelphia […]

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Photo Friday: This week’s photo takes us to Death Valley at Zabriskie Point, Furnace Creek, CA
Death Valley Photo at Zabriskie Point, Furnace Creek, CA

This is the latest of our weekly travel photo series, inspired by #FriFotos on Twitter. This week’s #FriFotos theme is EARTH DAY.  The photo above was taken just before sunrise at Zabriskie Point, Furnace Creek, CA – a part of Death Valley.  The hillside vantage point offered a view of a very odd and diverse landscape looking out […]

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