A Closer Look at Ice

Something different happened earlier this month.  The lake froze.  Not that common around here, but it does happen. I’ve never thought that much about ice.  I try to avoid it as much as possible.  We lived across the road from a lake before we moved here.  It would freeze and people would cut holes inContinue reading “A Closer Look at Ice”

The First Step to Taking Really Good Nature Photos

Remember to take the camera.  That’s it.  This first step to taking good nature photos is to take the camera with you.  You will never get the perfect once in a lifetime shot if you are out in the woods and the camera is sitting at home an hour away.  Don’t even ask how manyContinue reading “The First Step to Taking Really Good Nature Photos”

October Follower of the Month: Natalie Scarberry

Update:  Natalie passed on April 8, 2019.  She was a bright light who is missed by those whose lives she touched. I am very pleased to introduce our October Follower of the Month Natalie Scarberry.  Natalie blogs at Sacred Touches which is a favorite of mine.  I love her  photos, quotes and writing and I’m sure you willContinue reading “October Follower of the Month: Natalie Scarberry”

Close Encounter of the Wildlife Kind

We live across the road from a lake/nature area that is one of our favorite places to walk.  We do see wildlife there, like the turkeys that took over the road last week.  But this kind of up close and personal wildlife sighting is unusual.  This time I had the camera which is unusual. When we firstContinue reading “Close Encounter of the Wildlife Kind”

Surprised by Joy

Grabbing the jacket from the doorknob I felt a flutter.  Startled, I saw a monarch butterfly flying out of the jacket. When it landed Bob said “get the camera.”  The butterfly remained in one place as if posing, letting me take photos. When it had flown across the room I saw the cat stomping something.  FightingContinue reading “Surprised by Joy”