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Gift #812: Forest in spring light

The wooded area behind the neighborhood is leafing out finally.  We had lots of rain on Sunday and I swear it looked noticeably more green that afternoon as compared to that morning.  The understory plants have come back to life … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 5

Well, it’s the final day of the challenge.  I was intimidated about joining in when I received the invitation because I hadn’t done anything like this before, but I’ve really enjoyed it and am rather sad that it’s ending already.  … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 4

After we’ve explored the trunks of trees and wandered up their limbs, we’ll now explore leaves.  I must confess that leaves are in short supply right now.  I did find these Heuchera leaves in the garden.  Last year’s growth is … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 3

From the trunks of trees, let your eyes travel upward and gaze upon their magnificent spread of limbs. Trees always seemed to me to be living sculptures, carved from breathing wood, a trunk splintered into a thousand branchy shards.  Each … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 2

Yesterday’s post of papery dried hydrangeas were a study in the delicate graces of nature.  In today’s post we will gravitate to the other extreme for a closer look at thick, strong texture – namely tree bark.  I’m no stranger … Continue reading

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Black and White Challenge Day 1

I’ve been invited to participate in my first ever blog challenge!  (Pause for a moment of cheering!)  The challenge is to create five consecutive posts of black and white photography that you have taken recently.   I was invited by my … Continue reading

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Gift #787: Birds at the Feeders

This past weekend I made my first visit to Eagle Creek Park.  My mom and I went up Saturday afternoon to drive around and do a bit of knitting while enjoying the park.  I bought a yearly pass ( a … Continue reading

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Gift #770: Southwest landscape

Today I wanted to share some more pictures of the mountains of New Mexico.  Being from Colorado, I was excited to visit mountains again.  These were not the conifer and aspen forested granite slopes of the Rockies, but they were … Continue reading

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Gift #515: Birds at the Feeder

Since the temperatures have lodged in the twenties for the past week or so, we’ve seen a sharp upturn in bird activity at the feeders.  One of the joys of living in Indiana has been that there are so many … Continue reading

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Gift #233: Melted gold in the sky

On my way up to visit a friend last night, I got to witness another spectacular sunset.  There were lots of little clouds in the sky that caught the sleepy sun in a spectacular sea of gold.  Once I got … Continue reading

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