A Photo for Friday

"Good Morning"

Good Morning

“Good Morning”

July 3, 2021

Hilton Head, SC

FILED UNDER: Photo for Friday, Photography
Steven L. Taylor
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. MarkedMan says:


  2. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Very nice.

  3. JohnMcC says:

    Well, SOMEBODY had a great vacation…. (smiley emoji)

    Agreed. Very nice.

  4. CSK says:

    I’ve noticed that a geometric pattern of some sort is very often a prominent feature of your images.

  5. @JohnMcC: It was, indeed!

  6. @CSK: My eye is definitely drawn to patterns (and reflections).

  7. OzarkHillbilly says:

    @Steven L. Taylor: An old buddy of mine (recently dead of covid) and I used to play chess and Pente all the time. 9 times out of 10 he’d beat me at chess (but I like to think I made him work for it) but Pente? I’d whip his ass damned near ever time. I always thought it was because as a stick building carpenter, I could see geometric patterns developing long before he, a chemist, ever could.

    A thing I found frustrating: That talent for seeing geometric patterns did not translate over to GO for me. Maybe if I’d gotten to play it more, but I think probably not. The laying of a single tile can just change the board entire.

  8. de stijl says:


    Go is a fascinating game. Extremely challenging.

    I’m not half bad at chess except for end-game which always takes 5-10 moves that it should to checkmate.

    Go is a different matter entirely.