Linda on May 5th, 2010

We’re experiencing a lovely, early spring  which has pushed our blooming  flowers into production 3-4 weeks ahead of their usual schedule. The flowers from this bush are  a favorite since they are so fragrant, and enjoying them before Mother’s Day is a real treat!

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Linda on April 6th, 2010

This is quite a big deal for those of us who are not used to seeing our spring flowers until early May–and here it is April and the crocus and daffodils are in bloom!

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Linda on December 8th, 2009

Today’s content is a bit of a departure from my usual Tuesday fare in that I’m posting information on two unrelated topics. The first I thought was important enough to post a link to it: 10 Must Read Copyright Articles for Photographers I was drawn to these textures when they were posted today. It may […]

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Linda on November 7th, 2009

Our autumn flowers.

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Linda on October 30th, 2009

We watched the final cutting of the corn stalks in the fields south of us this week. They’ve had a hard time getting into the wet fields, so it’s been a start-and-stop operation for a few weeks.

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Linda on October 19th, 2009

One of our favorite fall activities is to visit the apple orchard where they make cider from the apples on our trees. The grands go along to see the cider-making operation, visit the goats, llamas, donkeys, and turkeys~and most importantly, select their candy apples and pumpkins. The gourd display in front of the shop is […]

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Linda on October 11th, 2009

We had our first hard freeze last night—a bit early for us in southeastern Wisconsin, but not unheard of. Fortunately, the chrysanthemums and sedums can endure a bit of cold before they give up their colors for the year. So we are enjoying the last bits of floral color for 2009.

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Linda on October 1st, 2009

The beginning of the turn of fall colors along the Lake Michigan shoreline has started in earnest. This photo was taken a week ago, and there has been more advancement since then. I didn’t realize that I captured a seagull in the photo until I was adjusting it in Lightroom–I usually have to add little […]

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Linda on September 28th, 2009

We have gone from 78 degrees to 57 degrees in a day (accompanied by gusty winds)–the summer flowers are faded and dried, but the fall flora are bright and welcoming. I took the photo one week ago near the shores of Lake Michigan. Our colors are evolving; and if the wind doesn’t take everything, we […]

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