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018/365 Got a little snow

January 18, 2018 - Day 18 We got 4 to 6 inches of snow! Yeah Snow! Very pretty in the trees. Will walk later this evening to explore some...
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224 The Flying Humallendas

August 11, 2015 - Day 223 I watched this little guy training on his high wire. His name is Karl Humallendas, and he is one of the Great F...
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221/365 Sleepy gray on a hot day

August 09, 2015 - Day 221 I watched this little squirrel for a few minutes. He didn't move from this spot, but kept his head kept sinking...
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218/365 Green Hickory Nuts

August 06, 2015 - Day 218 Noticed the hickory nuts are going to be plentiful this year. The squirrels are rejoicing. Maybe I'll see what...
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216/365 Street Sentry

August 04, 2015 - Day 216 Found this beautiful hawk watching over the street when I returned home on my morning run. He waited for me to...
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205/365 Kickin' back on a hot day

July 24, 2015 - Day 205 Little Ms Squirrel rested on the deck, and was nice enough to stay there while I got the camera ready. I have t...
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202/365 IS that a comb over?

July 21, 2015 - Day 202 Moth at night. I think this one has a bad comb over? Or is The Donald in the news too much? This guy looks hur...
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200/365 Okay if I eat this pear?

July 19, 2015 - Day 200 The bunnies have been enjoying the early pears falling from the tree this year. Came home one day to 3 rabbits...
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194/365 Yes, I'm lookin' at you

July 13, 2015 - Day 194 Found this deer in my yard today. I grabbed the camera, and wondered why she didn't just run off. She just look...
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190/365 Love the details

July 09, 2015 - Day 190 Jeep emblem tail light. Love it.
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189/365 Friend of Dusty

July 08, 2015 - Day 189 Found a small Cottontail rabbit for today's photo. I couldn't get one with the tail, but I enjoyed getting the...
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185/365 Yard shrooms

July 04, 2015 - Day 185 Mushrooms after the storm. The day's thunderstorms let up, allowing me to photograph. Not sure about fireworks...
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183/365 July!

July 02, 2015 - Day 183 It is July. Almost July 4th! Summer nights and fireworks. Writing with sparklers is FUN! Matt and I took turn...
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181/365 Some days the magic never comes

June 30, 2015 - Day 181 Wanted to photograph the storm tonight... setup on the porch, and the storm fizzled out. Waited and waited, and...
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175/365 The Grill Master

June 24, 2015 - Day 175 Matt takes his freshly grilled honey mustard grilled chicken off the grill. It was fantastic!
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167/365 Ewwwww, part II

June 16, 2015 - Day 167 More bugs! These creepy crawlies built a tent and have eaten some of my hedge. They have completely devoured th...
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161/365 Full bush

June 10, 2015 - Day 161 Full bush of blossoms!
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157/365 Bunch of bugs

June 06, 2015 - Day 157 Bunch of bugs near my front door. I think they are assassin bugs! Look out!
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151/365 Plant

May 31, 2015 - Day 151 This is Eric's plant. He named it "Plant". Tough to argue with that. Needed an easy one today - flooring has m...
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145/365 Hummingbirds found the feeder!

May 25, 2015 - Day 145 I've been waiting for weeks to see hummingbirds at the feeder. Today was the day. Guess they needed a holiday t...
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142/365 All flowers are beautiful

May 22, 2015 - Day 142 She loved me, She loved me not. She loved me. Yes, of course she did. Focused stacked 3 images in PS CC...
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139/365 Soap bubbles and cactus needles

May 19, 2015 - Day 139 Blowing soap bubbles onto a cactus. It is less dramatic than it sounds. But cool. I like the reflected images...
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138/365 Up inversion

May 18, 2015 - Day 138 Shooting up in the back yard, inverting and playing with the colors in PS. ISO 800, 153mm, 1/50s at f/20
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135/365 My roses

May 15, 2015 - Day 135 My roses, in their natural surroundings today in nice morning light. ISO 400, 1/250s at f/2.2, 50mm
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132/365 Last of the original blossoms

May 12, 2015 - Day 132 This is the last of the original blossom's on Midnight's yellow Gerber Daisies. Plants are doing well, so I hop...
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131/365 Remember those pear blossoms?

May 11, 2015 - Day 131 The new pears are coming on. Not loaded, but I should get a few this year! I like the way they start out point...
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123/365 Roses are blooming

May 03, 2015 - Day 123 My roses are here! This one isn't quite open yet. I love them at this stage. ISO 100, 100mm, 1/4s at f/2.8...
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116/365 Chickadee

April 26, 2015 - Day 116 Chickadees are busy bringing bugs back to the bird house that they've used to nest this year. Why would they be...
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108/365 Big bush is bloomin!

April 18, 2015 - Day 108 Pink azaleas from my "Big Bush". This one is huge, 10 foot tall and 12 feet across! And full of big pretty pink...
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107/365 Crystal Ball

April 17, 2015 - Day 107 View through the ball. ISO 100, 58mm, f/10,.025s.05s.1s.2s.4s
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103/365 My favorites are here!

April 13, 2015 - Day 103 I think these are my favorite azalea blossoms in my yard. They are pretty good size, come i pairs, and I like t...
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100/365 Pink!

April 10, 2015 - Day 100 Morning light on a pink Azalea after over night rain. Focus stacked 8 images to get this one all in focus, kee...
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098/365 Dogwood Blossom

April 08, 2015 - Single dogwood blossom. I really like these trees this time of year. This tree is pretty light this year, I wonder why?...
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094/365 Squirrel

April 04, 2015 - Day 94 Hangin out in the sun, enjoying the warm weather. Didn't mind getting his picture taken. Thanks little guy.
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089/365 Grackle season

March 30, 2015 - Day 89 Grackles are in town. They will leave pretty soon. Until then, I'll be going through seed like crazy!
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085/365 Not a soft focus kind of guy

March 26, 2015 - Day 85 Pear Blossoms. Headed out to try soft focus with panty hose over the lens... but I'm just not a soft focus guy.
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084/365 Cherry Tree

March 25, 2015 - Day 84 Cherry tree is all decked out! Spectacular in the springtime. The bees are really really enjoying it.
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083/365 Camellia

March 24, 2015 - Day 83 My Camellia greets visitors. Not this one, this one is now in a vase in the kitchen... but the others do! So...
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082/365 Bumble bee in a pear tree

March 23, 2015 - Day 82 Pear tree is always an early bloomer! First bumble bee of the year too. Enjoying spring, but not enjoying the po...
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080/365 Miss Middy

March 21, 2015 - Day 80 Midnight is staying for a long weekend. She loves to weekend here at the spa. ISO 100, 1/60s, f/4.5, 100mm...
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077/365 Daffodils

March 18, 2015 - Day 77 Black and White Daffodils. 3 photos focus stacked in PS CC14. Converted to B+W in Silver EfexPro2. ISO 100,...
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071/365 I love these flowers, you?

March 12, 2015 - Day 71 Pretty daffodil. 3 days in the 70s have the daffodils all in bloom! So pretty. 5 images focus stacked in PS C...
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069/365 Not soft today

March 10, 2015 - Day 69 Went for the sharp image of my pretty little crocus plants. Love the color of these little bitty flowers. Taken...
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057/365 Snow day

February 26, 2015 - Day 57 Snowy day! Ended up with about 3" of heavy wet crusty snow today. Everything is closed. Working from home today.
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021/365 Miss Midnight

January 21, 2015 - Day 21 It was a beautiful day and a great opportunity to get another few photos of Miss Midnight. I've been lucky to si...
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017/365 Backyard birds

January 17, 2015 - Day 17 Pretty day out, so I hung out and photographed birds. I have a nice variety in the yard... I think due to a nice...
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011/365 Eastern Bluebird in a dogwood tree

January 11, 2015 - Day 11 More bluebirds! They are such pretty birds. I'm lucky to have them visit the yard each day.
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010/365 Thanks for the water!

January 10, 2015 - Day 10 Spying on my bird bath. The blue birds stopped by to bath, and they didn't even mind me clicking a few pictures...
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003/365 And a fungus in a pear tree

January 03, 2015 - Day 3 One of my pear trees died a couple of years ago. It is now home to fungus and other members of natures clean-up c...
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356/365 Flocking Cardinals

December 22, 2013 - Day 356 Here is my flock of Cardinals. Cardinals are not flocking birds! But they tolerate each other at the feeder....
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328/365 Squirrel with experience

November 24, 2013 - Day 328 I've been watching this squirrel. He is distinctive with his split ear and scrunched up face. I wonder what hap...
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327/365 Ready for your closeup?

November 23, 2013 - Day 327 Setup at the bird bath again today, shooting out the open window. Birds noticed me, but still drank. Water is...
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325/365 Very late or Really early?

November 21, 2013 - Day 325 My one and only fall bloom. This bush usually blooms in April or May. So does that make this blossum very early...
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211/365 Sleep well my little friend

July 30, 2013 - Day 211 Carolina Wren, sleeping on the porch. This little one sleeps here many nights. I like him here. I wonder what B...
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207/365 Flowers at night

July 26, 2013 - Day 207 Visited Jorge's flowers, after dark this time. A different look. These guys are a bit past their prime! Photo...
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206/365 Not a spider

July 25, 2013 - Day 206 More friendly than a spider! I think so anyway. Enjoy! This pretty flower is in my neighbor Jorge's yard. He...
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162/365 Where are the ants

June 11, 2013 - Day 162 After a good soaking, all the ants are gone. When will they return? This little pink peony is waiting for them!...
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151/365 Monster guarding the garage

May 31, 2013 - Day 151 Here is my guard spider. Watch out!
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150/365 Bug eyes

May 30, 2013 - Day 150 My Macrolight adapter 67 arrived today. So a quick search around the property found this moth, just asking dema...
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147/365 Providing music to work by

May 27, 2013 - Day 147 This gray catbird, or friends, have been providing me music to work by. Luckily it is song season, because thei...
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145/365 What's he working on?

May 25, 2013 - Day 145 Happy Memorial Day Weekend. Have nice weather for a little project. Do I have everything? Plywood, Check....
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143/365 Cleaning crew hard at work

May 23, 2013 - Day 143 I have snail trails on my house! Smug Slugs crawling all about. Natures clean up crew working on my siding. *M...
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140/365 Get Closer

May 20, 2013 - Day 140 Get closer! Pretty yellow flower, all rinsed off from the rain. I took a photographing flowers workshop once,...
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136/365 New DeckAid

May 16, 2013 - Day 136 Lowes delivered a new DeckAid yesterday. It says KitchenAid on it, but clearly this is a DeckAid appliance. No...
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133/365 Roses looking good

May 13, 2013 - Day 133 Picked these for Beth. Beautiful flowers. The azaleas may be done blooming... but the roses have taken their...
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130/365 Slacker

May 10, 2013 - Day 130 Good hired help is hard to find. I had to put my gardner on notice today. I came home and finally saw him in th...
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115/365 Peak

April 25, 2013 - Day 115 The messy front yard is in peak bloom today. This is the week that I wait for each year. And this year is a goo...
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112/365 Today is the day

April 22, 2013 - Day 112 Back on 105 (April 15) I photographed this couple in the shot " 105/365 Tomorrow's stars ". Here they are again...
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102/365 Azaleas are blooming

April 12, 2013 - Day 102 The Azaleas have really started. Here is a sample from my front yard. There will undoubtably be more 365 photos...
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096/365 Morning light

April 06, 2013 - Day 96 Shy guy in the morning light. Love the light in the tail. He enjoyed breakfast on the deck this morning. He had...
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094/365 Glad you're home

April 04, 2013 - Day 94 Since I put up the new feeder station, the squirrels have been going without. So a couple days ago I started put...
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091/365 New feeder station

April 01, 2013 - Day 91 Put up new feeder station for the birds. They seem to like it. Old one was always the perch to one of the 20 gra...
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