Motion

August 30, 2013 - This is a falling Maple seed, sometimes called a whirlybird or helicopter seed. Getting a photograph of one of these see...
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Stained Glass Bottles

August 29, 2013 - The photo of orchids in bottles (see August 24 entry) prompted me to get out some of my antique bottles and see if I cou...
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A Real Jewel

August 28, 2013 - Jewelweed, Impatiens capensis, also known as Spotted Touch-me-not is a beautiful late summer flower. It is an important...
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Chicory Dickory Dock

August 27, 2013 - This is the Common Chicory, Cichorium intybus. I love the blue of this flower. Did you know that the flowers open and cl...
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Wild Sunflower

August 25, 2013 - "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do." by Helen Keller
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Mystery Pic #4

August 25, 2013 - What is this? Answer: Spotted touch-me-not.
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Bottled Orchids

August 24, 2013 - One of my favorite places to eat in the Okemos area is Thai Princess. They have these beautiful bottled orchids decorati...
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At One With

August 23, 2013 - I love kayaking. It gets me down to a level where I get an entirely different perspective of the world around me. I like...
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Ghost Boat

August 20, 2013 - The water in in this small Northern Michigan lake is crystal clear. It's fun to photograph stumps and old wooden boats t...
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Water Lilly

August 20, 2013 - Tried out the infrared camera on a Water Lilly. This is different.
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Troll Hole

August 19, 2013 - I photographed my first troll today! I found this lovely dwelling while traveling the back roads of Northern Michigan. I...
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Blue

August 19, 2013 - These Clintonia borealis (Blue-bead) were just begging to have their photograph taken.
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Almost Full

August 19, 2013 - It is hard to resist taking a picture of the moon when you are outside sitting by a campfire and you can see your shadow...
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Wake Up

August 18, 2013 - It's another beautiful day on the sunrise side of the mitten.
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Each In It's Own Way

August 14, 2013 - Youth, And old age, each has it's own beauty.
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Mystery Pic #3

August 12, 2013 - I know what this is, do you? Be the first to correctly identify it.
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Pesky Deer Fly

August 12, 2013 - Thirty seconds earlier this little pest was driving me crazy, flying around my head, biting me on the ear.... looks like...
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Falling Whirlybirds

August 10, 2013 - Here I am on a lovely summer afternoon lying in the shade of a Maple tree watching the seeds spiral down. This is a grea...
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Fifty

August 08, 2013 - That is the average number of times a Ruby Throated Hummingbird beats it's wings per second. It just bogles my mind. Isn...
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Morning Dew

August 03, 2013 - It was foggy last night so there was a heavy dew. I got up early to catch a picture of the sun rising in the early morni...
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