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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

ABC Wednesday: Y is for Year


I thought one way to look back through the Years was to pick a shot from my first recreational walk of each of the years, beginning with 2008.

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The shot above was taken on the first day of the year 2008 (if you used the Gregorian Calendar). Years are somewhat arbitrary with a variety of calendars but living in the western part of the world, I use the Gregorian Calendar.
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The shot above was taken on the first day of the year 2009. The shot below was taken on the first day of the year 2010.
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The year of 2011 began with lingering snow left from December 2010, followed by ice and messy weather. Therefore, the shot below of my first recreational walk of 2011 was taken on January 16 of that year. The lake was frozen but the paths were mostly clear by that day.
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The first day of this year, 2012, was perfect for walking and the shot below was therefore taken on January 1, 2012.
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16 comments:

Roger Owen Green said...

Great shots. And slippery rocks, I suspect!

Happy new year.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

jabblog said...

Lovely shots - what a wonderful way to record the years.

Paula Scott said...

What a great way to record the start of each year!

photowannabe said...

I really like the idea of recording the first of the year activity.
I might have to remember that for next new year.
Beautiful pictures.

Meryl said...

All beautiful shots and such a lovely chronicle of the years' starts. May this one be a spectacular one.

Rambling Woods said...

I love the photos you share from the lake...

Kim, USA said...

Beautiful landscape. Looks very peaceful in there. Happy New Year!

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Leslie: said...

Lovely idea and I love all your shots.

Leslie
abcw team

Hildred and Charles said...

Lovely shots, - I especially like the texture and the rhythm in the first.

EG Wow said...

:pve;y reminders of what water looks like without ice. :))

capturedalive said...

Yeah a very different way to look at it. Lovely

Pheno, ABCW Team

Tumblewords: said...

I love the series you've posted. It's a nice way to remember the first of each year and the weather that comes with it!

Gillian Olson said...

Great shots, each year starting with water.

chubskulit said...

Very refreshing photos.

Youth is my Y, have a great year of the dragon.

Indrani said...

Excellent capture of the bird in flight.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Great idea for a post -- I always love seeing your walks and it was neat to see ones from the years before I started dropping by. A great idea to take a picture the first of the year. Definitely one for my 'wish I'd thought of that' mental file!

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