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 November 11th, 2009

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 […]

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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 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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