Thursday, December 18, 2014

Icicles

Whether it is official or not,
winter is here, along with the white stuff and the icicles.
The temperatures are only around freezing,
so I was able to catch some falling drops...


Monday, December 15, 2014

Daylily

I am searching the archives, ignoring the snow outside...
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Dawn Ice

The wind ruffled the small patch of open water, while the rising sun cast its golden light over the whole pond.
Getting closer, you can see the texture of the ice.
A different part of the pond, and the light has changed completely.
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Burdock

Yes, I know - I hate it too - but you cannot deny that the flowers are pretty!
It's the seed pods that get caught in everything, and are the very devil to take out.
I am linking this with Today's Flowers. Stop in and see what else is blooming around the world.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Ice

The weather has been cold enough that the pond is frozen over.
I love seeing the way the ice forms.
I am linking this post with Zoom In Zoom Out.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Honeybee

Have you ever watched how quickly the bees move through the flowers? This one stayed still long enough I could capture her.
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Blo-Ma.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Skeleton Keys

Some of the keys I brought home from my father's collection.
He never walked past a key on the sidewalk...
I am linking this post with Rubbish Tuesday.

Lilacs

I only got these images edited over the weekend,
and I had to share them!!
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Cleome

I love cleome blossoms.
They are such an odd shape, and so vivacious.
I am linking this post with Today's Flowers.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Hibiscus

Time to get some colour back into this blog!!
Hibiscus has a short blooming period here,
so I enjoy it while we have it!
And raindrops make everything look better!
Especially now that we are in the cold weather
before the snows...
I wonder how people lived through winter before there were photographs to lift their spirits?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Box

This is the front of a box my Dad dragged home. I love the carving.  The texture of the finish is interesting, too.
I am linking this post with Zoom In, Zoom Out.

Abstract

I keep looking at this image, thinking I should delete it, but I cannot.
What is your opinion of it?
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Abstract.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dragonfly

Last time I was visiting my Mom, I was returning from a walk, and saw this dragonfly sitting on the sidewalk. The sidewalk was not at all busy, but the street was. I wonder what the drivers thought, as I was lying there with my camera...
I am sharing this with NF Blo-Ma.

Pitcher

This is the pitcher my Grandma used for milk when she lived on the farm. They moved to town before I turned 10, so that was a long time ago. I use it now when I bring the lilacs into the house...
I am linking this post with Rubbish Tuesday.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Clematis Seeds

On an October afternoon, after the rain, I spotted this clematis going to seed.
I love the way the sun behind it catches the raindrops!
I am linking this with Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

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I'm a 50 something female set loose on the world with a camera.