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Porch of Goodness

Photo taken by contributor Daniel, a man in his forties of Puerto Rican decent who currently lives in Burlington, New Jersey. He was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and insomnia in 2007, but had been suffering for at least ten years before that. Photography has been his primary method of coping since he was a teen. He feels that the photos he takes have meaning and help him on his journey.

About this photo: “This was taken in Bordentown, NJ. As we walked, this enclosed  porch blew me away with all the knick-knacks. It gave me a very warm and cozy feeling. It was like seeing all of the good memories you’ve ever had on display.”


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7 comments on “Porch of Goodness

  1. johngevans13
    February 14, 2015

    Very nice photograph you have taken here! I enjoy monochrome and you have created a very special image here which I will treasure in my heart for years to come. Blessings and well wishes on your journey friend!!


  2. jamerly
    February 14, 2015

    There is so much that this picture holds. Very great photograph!


  3. The Professionally Depressed Professional
    February 14, 2015

    U2’s “Pride (In the Name of Love) comes to mind as I look at this photograph. Love it! Thanks so much for allowing me in and connecting with me in this way.


  4. dreambigwords
    February 15, 2015

    this is fantastic!


  5. Diana Perkins
    February 15, 2015

    How fortunate that while walking you discovered this porch, and captured a one of a kind photo that was enclosed with good memories. Thank you for sharing, and allowing me to recapture those memories within your photography.


  6. bluebrightly
    February 15, 2015

    Very nice! I’m glad you have found that photography helps. And this reminds me of similar places I used to see in New Jersey and New York when I lived in the area.


  7. autisticaplanet
    March 2, 2015

    Reblogged this on autisticaplanet blogs.


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