A lot of my photography tends to get pretty close to things: flowers, bugs, all the little odds and ends that show up in a place like this. This morning I decided to take the process a step further, and I looked for those images that nature provides that aren’t quite so obvious from a human eye level. Rocks, tree bark, moss, fur: these are all things that take on a whole new meaning when you get down on your hand and knees and really look… Continue reading
I braved the heat this afternoon and snapped a few pictures from my front steps, as summer officially begins. The wildlife seems uninhibited by the warm temperatures and lack of rain. Continue reading
I know I said I was through posting flower pictures for a while, but we seem to be moving rapidly through Spring and into Summer here, and everything is just so white. The backyard looks like it’s been dressed up for a wedding. A nice girl’s wedding, if you get my drift… Continue reading
We’ve had a couple of beautiful spring days here, and I thought I would take a break from my usual weighty topics to post a few pictures from a friend’s garden. Russell grows mainly peonies, as you can see, and he has a lot of them. Enjoy.
(Don’t worry, my usual post is coming up. Surely you didn’t think I had run out of things to say…!)
The woods are starting to look less like spring, and more like summer, even though we’re not even through April yet: the poison ivy has begun its inexorable spread across the forest floor and up into the trees. I’m not especially allergic to poison ivy, fortunately, but I do try to avoid stumbling around in it wherever possible. Continue reading
I had just a little time to take a walk in the woods before the sun went down tonight. Spring is proceeding at a brisk pace: the dogwoods are almost gone, but a number of other wildflowers have begun to take their place. Continue reading