One of my favorite bloggers is doing a #photo365 project this year, and it’s inspired me to do a #photo365 project myself. I’m going to be taking at least one photo each day for a year, and sharing them on the Internet. I started yesterday, January 1, and the above photo was my chosen shot [...]
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The local papers have been full of stories lately about how desperately the city’s trees need to be watered. We’ve had a hot, dry and stressful summer for trees, and homeowners can help young or vulnerable trees survive by watering them regularly. As much as I love trees, and as important as I think tress [...]
I took these photos a couple of weekends ago when I was walking in the woods. I loved the textures and visual rhythms of the seed thingies on the branches below.
On the same walk where I took this photo, I also spotted some acorns on the ground. Actually, I spotted the oak leaves first, and then went looking for acorns, which I figured must be there somewhere. I was worried that the squirrels might have gotten them, though. I appreciate the tiny acorns from which [...]
In an earlier post I wrote about how much I love the misty yellow-green that begins to surround tree limbs in the spring. One thing I never noticed until I was an adult was that the first new green is often not leaves – it’s flowers. Maples and other trees that drop seeds or fruit [...]
This month’s photo theme is renewal. I’m starting with one of my favorite signs of spring: New green leaves budding on bare tree branches. These are the trees in front of my apartment building. They’re what I see every day when I look out my front window. I appreciate spring green. ~ Photo theme for [...]
This morning I decided to go for a walk in the woods. I’ve been doing this a lot lately, because walking in the woods is good for me. Plus it’s a great place to take photographs. And I feel most alive when I’m taking photographs. So I went for a walk in the woods. And [...]