With minutes to spare before the Thursday midnight deadline, Jon Morgan completed the essay last night and submitted his application to Johns Hopkins University! He has already applied to Hopkins’s Peabody Conservatory. If he is accepted to both, he could enter as a Dual Degree student, double-majoring in music composition at Peabody and whatever heContinue reading “Photo Friday”
For this week’s Photo Friday, here is a picture I took when I ventured to Nikolaevsk, Alaska, a remote village of Russian Old Believers. I was visiting Homer alone for a few days, and was looking for something a little different to do that day. A local guidebook described four remote villages of Russian OldContinue reading “Photo Friday: Samovar Cafe”
A few days ago I posted about reaching my goal of both sending and receiving 5,000 Postcrossing postcards by the end of this year, after a little more than 10 years of being a Postcrosser. (Here is a link to that post, which also includes a primer on what Postcrossing is and how it works.)Continue reading “Postcards From the World”
This week’s featured photo is an old one; it was taken when my friends Cindy and Amanda and I were about 12 or 13 years old and came up with a holiday-mixing idea for Halloween costumes. Ho Ho Ho!
It’s Photo Friday! This week, It’s a photo of my son.
I posted many photos on my old blog. On this new iteration of the Petrini Page, I intend to keep posting my own photography, including on “Photo Fridays,” starting now. I was walking in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood and came across a street artist putting the finishing touches on a mural. I later learned thatContinue reading “Photo Friday – Street Art, With Pup”