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Monday, January 3, 2011

That's My World Tuesday: January 2010 to January 2011


For the first My World post of the new year, I decided I would pick one shot from each month in 2010 and end with a New Year's Day shot for 2011.
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The first shot was taken on January 6, 2010 during a walk at Shelley Lake which is near my house in the triangle area of the NC Piedmont. The triangle area includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle Park as well as Cary, Apex and other small towns.
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The second shot is of a blue jay on my deck wall on February 13, 2010. I selected these shots fast out of ones I haven't posted on my blog before, although I've posted some similar ones.
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The third shot is of one of my redbud trees and was taken on March 24, 2010. The fourth shot which is below was taken on April the 8, 2010 at the NC botanical garden in Chapel Hill, NC.
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The fifth shot was taken on May 9, 2010 at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh NC.
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The sixth shot was taken on June 8, 2010 in my back yard and it's of a carolina wren.
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The seventh shot was taken on July 15, 2010 at Atlantic Beach, NC.
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The eighth shot was taken on August 21, 2010 at a car show in downtown Raleigh, NC.
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The ninth shot was taken on September 5, 2010 at Shelley Lake in Raleigh, NC.
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The tenth shot was taken in Blowing Rock, NC at the Moses Cone Estate on October 25, 2010.
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The eleventh shot was taken on a walk in my neighborhood on November 13, 2010.
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The twelfth shot was taken on December 26, 2010 of a cardinal eating on my deck wall.
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By New Year's day the snow had melted as we warmed up considerably and it's raining at the moment. I took the shot of the cardinals and sparrow on my deck wall on January 1, 2011. The ligustrum is an evergreen and provides green in the winter unless it's covered in snow. That varies a lot from winter to winter here. Some winters we get a fair amount of snow others barely any. It's pretty rare for our snow to last very long although some years we do have colder winters than other years.
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I hope everyone's year is off to a happy start. Click for the home of That's My World Tuesday.

22 comments:

Randi said...

Thank you Carver, for the lovely "tour" through your past year. Your world is absolutely wonderful. I hope your new year is off to a happy start too!

Daryl said...

Happy New Year!

Photo Cache said...

I like this concept of looking back post for the new year. I enjoyed my visits here last year and will continue to do so this year.

Happy and healthy New Year.

My world this week is at the blogger site.

Cezar and Léia said...

Glad for the choice you made, each of the images is a delight!
Happy 2011!
God bless you!
Cezar

Sylvia K said...

What a fantastic look at your year, Carver! Such lovely captures as always of your beautiful world! I do hope your year is off to a great start and is filled with lots of love and laughter -- and photos ops, of course!

Sylvia

Wren said...

Lovely review, Carver. I'm pleased that a carolina wren made the "top 12"

Kay L. Davies said...

A wonderful collection of photos from month to month. I love the cardinals.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

EG Wow said...

This was a great year in review! I wish I's thought of that. Hmmm/ Maybe next year.

Gary said...

Great series of photos. Boom & Gary of The Vermilon River, Canada.

aka Penelope said...

What a brilliant idea, Carver, to review each month of the year. Also, such a variety of subjects. Each month has a different theme. Thanks for sharing this beautiful part of the world. :)

Martha Z said...

An interesting walk through your year. It is a reminder of how the seasons change.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful set of shots. Love the variety.

eileeninmd said...

Carver, great post and photos to end the year. They are all beautiful images. I wish you and yours all the best in 2011.

Sistertex said...

That was a great idea! Wish I'd thought of that. Beautiful photos, I love the blossoms...but then of course this time of the year a breath of spring is always welcomed!
Happy New Year Carver!

Denise said...

What a splendid post Carver, every photo you chose was a treasure. I have had a great year visiting your blog and look forward to many more visits in 2011. A Very Happy and Healthy New Year to you.

Indrani said...

Fantastic series.

A very Happy New Year to you!

Al said...

That looks like a beautiful world. My favorite is the fall foliage.

lotusleaf said...

Wonderful tour of your world! Happy New Year!

SandyCarlson said...

Love the winter light you are sharing with us. So bright and beautiful. Perfect.

Regina said...

Beautiful world.
Happy New Year Carver! Cheers

Kristin said...

What a wonderful set of photos to sum up year 2010. Have a great year ahead.

flutietootie said...

It looks like you had some really nice shots over the course of the year. Thank you for sharing them.

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