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Friday, May 30, 2014

Today's Flowers: Same tree as last week different blossom



Last week I used a shot of a tight magnolia blossom off this same tree. This week I'm using a shot of an open blossom that looks like it may be nearing the end of its bloom time. I like to find blossoms at different phases on the same tree. The tree is near where I park at work and provides shade for my car as well as photo opportunities.

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The Weekend in Black and White: Hay stacked on the back of a truck



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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

ABC Wednesday: T is for Tired




I shot this too tired traveler from a distance while going on a lunch break walk. I guess it may be an infringement of privacy but since he was in a city park garden and not in his own bed, the expectation of privacy may be less. I think he was on his lunch break too. I took the shot on one of the few chilly days last week which made it a good walking day for me.

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Nature Notes: Heron keeping an eye on the dam water regulator

May has been a relatively pleasant month with a lot of weather variations. We've had a few hot days but mostly moderate temperatures and even some chilly nights which I like. I hope June will be moderate for me and for the wildlife.

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Our World Tuesday: Garden supply store mural in downtown Durham NC



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Friday, May 23, 2014

The Weekend in Black and White: Abandoned Building

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Photohunters: Yellow and Mirror


I had to go back to an old early November shot to combine yellow and mirror and it's a stretch at that. The yellow leaves (as well as the other colors) are mirrored in the lake.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Combined Nature Notes and ABC Wednesday: S is for Shade


We are moving into the shady time of year where I live. The deciduous trees lining the streets are wearing their new leaves.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Combo Photohunters - Water and Abstract and The Weekend in Black and White



In case you are wondering, this is a three foot empty planter on my deck that filled all the way to the top with water overflowing from my gutters this Thursday. I took the shot around 7:30 pm Thursday evening.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

ABC Wednesday: R is for Rip


Rip Roaring Rushing Rambunctious tide

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

SkyWatch Friday: Early May

I decided to start limiting myself to either one shot per post or a montage with multiple shots in one image.

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I couldn't do that this week because I wanted a full size shot instead of a montage but couldn't decide on which one.

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 The first shot is a NC sunset on May 1 and the second shot is a May 2 sunset from my same bedroom window.

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I like how fresh the green leaves are this time of year when they are new on the deciduous trees and vines.

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The new canopies cover the sky on trails and provide pleasant shade as the temperatures rise.

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