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This isn’t that last rose to bloom in the big garden. The big thorny red rose is always the last, and as of yesterday it still had one flower left. It won’t be there today, after last night’s windstorm. The … Continue reading
Much is said of the direness of the Dire Corgi’s ears, but you have to admit that his tail is rather dire too. (Dire corgi photographed from across the yard on the other side of the fence with the new 55-300 … Continue reading
A squarrow is, of course, a photograph of a sparrow that has been cropped to a square. Practicing bird photography with my new zoom lens again. These guys are actually quite majestic, like tiny eagles. I think they are English … Continue reading
Autumn continues in Indiana. What happens if you step inside the canopy of a maple tree with a fast portrait prime and open the lens all the way up? Strange and wonderful autumnal things. (Geek stuff: Pentax K-5iis and … Continue reading
Not wanting to start off a post with a bunch of technical stuff of no interest to anyone other than my fellow camera geeks, let’s just say I have purchased a new lens. (I got it on sale for an … Continue reading
The common Midwestern maple tree. When it’s 90 degrees with 90% humidity on an August afternoon. When there’s a foot of snow on the ground six months later, with more coming down. This is what we’re thinking about.
What better group of three for the last week in September than the not-so-rare but still beloved “triple buckeye”.? Buckeyes are the fruit of a certain variety of American horse chestnut and the symbol/mascot of my home state of Ohio. … Continue reading
Today the Tree Man came with his crew to cut down the three enormous ash trees that have been the main feature of the landscape around World Headquarters for much longer than the 25 years we’ve lived here. These friendly … Continue reading
It’s the earliest days of fall at last, down on the corner, and it’s fun to play with pictures of the leaves of the big black walnut tree. (Don’t forget to look down, or you’ll step on one of the … Continue reading
Me, when I realize I’m about to eat dinner and not only have I not posted to my blog yet, but I have no idea whatsoever what I am going to post.