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!
This was one of my dad’s first cameras–it’s a Brownie Junior Six-16, manufactured between 1934 and 1942. Selling price: $2.75. Its film size was 616 and the picture size 2 1/2″ x 4 1/4″. My dad was an amateur photographer who took many black and white images while he was in college in the late [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]