Archive for March, 2009

19
Mar
09

The First Spider

Yesterday morning when I went outside I saw the first butterfly, but there was no way I could have gotten a picture of it.  Later on I took a walk in the woods looking for any sign of life and all I could find was a nasty spider.  So here it is; a nasty spider.  And some fluffy clouds.  And of course, my buddy Axl.

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17
Mar
09

Beautiful Tuesday

The day started with a beautiful sunrise and just got better from there. I took a walk around 9:00 ans took shots in all four directions to show how much our snow has gone down the last few days.  It’s supposed to be in the 50’s again today.  As soon as I’m done with this post, I think I’ll go sit on the deck in the sun and read.  Sounds like a great way to pass the time before I leave for work.

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North

12
Mar
09

Another Heart

I was out walking in the woods about a week ago and as I approached these dried up ferns, I noticed that they kinda looked like a heart.  When I got close enough I crouched down to line them up to take the shot, then I stood up to take a shot to show what they looked like from a standing position.    Perspective sure makes a difference, doesn’t it?  From a distance it looks like a heart and close up it doesn’t look like anything.

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I left the pic turned sideways to show the heart better.

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This is what it looked like from a standing position.

11
Mar
09

Sunrise/Sunset Collage

Cold, windy and poopy out today. Here’s some pretty sunrises and sunsets to cheer me up!

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Aaaahhhh….That’s better.

10
Mar
09

River Collage

Well, since I’m jonesing so bad for spring and the weather has turned cold and we are getting snow again, I decided to post a river collage (all warm weather pics, of course).

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The rivers featured here are; the Menominee River, Peshtigo River, Popple River and Hendricks Creek.

09
Mar
09

Saturday’s Sunset

A lovely end to a beautiful day!

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I almost forgot to add this shot.  I took this about an hour before sunset.

07
Mar
09

A Taste of Spring

It was a beautiful, warm day today, with a high temp of 47, blue skies, sun with a few high thin clouds, and a sun halo that I saw while out for my walk.   I even found the first caterpiller.  Even my Jeep benefited from the warm weather, cuz I finally got out and gave it a good vacuuming and washed the windows.   I went out and sat on the deck and soaked up a few rays too.   It just felt so good to be outside without a jacket, all I needed was a sweatshirt.  They’re predicting snow for us for tomorrow, but only a few inches, and I hope they’re wrong.  I hope we don’t get any.

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Facing north

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East

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This is the bottom of the halo.  I couldn’t get the whole thing in the picture at once.  I shot this using the lens of my sunglasses as a filter.

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