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Monday, September 28, 2009

That's My World - Shots from around my house on Sunday

I didn't have any ideas this week, so I thought I'd fall back on showing you some recent shots from around my house.

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These shots are all from yesterday (Sunday) which started as a rather wet and rainy day.

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I love the way the berries look when they are dripping with rain drops. There is also a lot of different fungi because of all the rain we have had recently.

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I tend to assume the red mushrooms are poisonous but something has been eating away at them.

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Many of the flowers have already gone to seed but I have a late bunch of black eyed susan in bloom which is like a bonus plant.

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I also had a late bunch of lantana start to bloom after most of the plants were spent.

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The sun finally came out after a morning rain and the afternoon clouds were pink against a blue sky.

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25 comments:

Mojo said...

I used one of those very same red mushrooms for a Ruby Tuesday about a year ago. Okay, not the same ones but the same kind.

Awesome macro work here!

Cheffie-Mom said...

I love your rain drop shots!! I always enJOY visiting your blog. Thank you!!

Postcards from Wildwood said...

Such beautiful colours that really sum up this time of year just as summer has given way to autumn.
Janice.

Erin said...

those rain drop berry shots are perfect...love the color of that berry in the first shot...beautiful shade.
have a lovely evening.

Sylvia K said...

I LOVE the raindrops! And such beautiful and colorful photos! Your place is delightful, Carver!

Have a great week!

Sylvia

Jedediah said...

Lovely shots. If the red mushroom is a fly agaric, then it's toxic - but snails still love it. As do reindeer, who probably get high on it.

nadia said...

Gorgeous colors! You did a great job at shooting macro. Thank you so much for sharing these beautiful pictures.

Jack and Joann said...

Same weather where I live in VA. I like the sky photo best. Sad to see the flowers stop blooming.

Vita Stunder said...

Beautiful macro work Carver! :)

eileeninmd said...

Great series of yard photos and I love the last sky photo. It is very colorful! Thanks for sharing your world.

Ebie said...

Great rain drop shots. I wish we have your rain. But the glow of the sun on the last last made it just the culmination of a wet day.

SandyCarlson said...

Your yard is a paradise unto itself. Thanks for sharing your world.

susieofarabia said...

What a lovely post - the raindrop pics are my favorite. I don't get much of a chance to take photos like these around here... (sigh)

Annie said...

Great photos Carver...love that one of the lantana...

and also the fungi and the bug below!

Photo Cache said...

Oh you had some rain. I am like that sometimes I simply don't have anything in mind to show. But you ended up sharing beautiful photos you see around you. I love that lantana. I cant seem to grow it. Another lantana just died.

Island Rambles Blog said...

I love the close up shots and then the pink clouds in the blue sky, very lovely. Nice to see some rain shots. cheers.

Lawstude said...

what more can i say? i have always been a fan of your photography. great job.

Reader Wil said...

All your photos are excellent. I love the rain drops on the berries and the lantana.
Thanks for sharing. I also appreciate your visit and comment!

magiceye said...

that sure is a beautiful world!

Wolynski said...

I'm assuming this is outside your house, not inside. The red mushroom can't be poisonous if it's being eaten. Really lovely photos.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Carver: What a neat look at the flora from your yard, great photos.

Wren said...

Isn't it amazing how differently you see things when you're in your photographer role? You've found great beauty in tiny spots. The raindrops in the first two are fantastic.

Arija said...

Love the rainsoaked dripping plants. Amonitas are poisonous in quantity but apparently if nibbled sparingly give you halluciations. Many snails and slugs are immune to mushroom poison that would easily kill us.

Daryl said...

Sensational shots, Carver!

Ayie said...

what a fiery looking clouds

you have so much out there to see and abundant of rain too =)

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