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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]