Enter Here for Wisdom
This stone turned owl sits next to the office entrance of my psychiatrist. I chuckle every time I see it.
Windows in the Snow Bank?
I found this light pattern interesting as my walking partner and I left a bagel shop last week. At first I couldn't figure it out .... looked like the snow bank had a "window" in its lower extremities that was allowing sunlight through the snowbank. Finally I realized the light was really bouncing off of a window behind me and patterning the ground. See if you can see it as I did. Sun at 10:30 position off to the left.
Nature as Artist
A brief one-day melt in the middle of our six weeks of snow left the "cap" on top of a fence post in an interesting shape. Out came the tele lens for a sharp, sharp capture of nature's own snow sculpture.
Snowiest Winter in Twenty-Five Years
While we didn't get as much snow in Western Massachusetts as our neighbors in Boston, we did set a record for the last twenty-five years. And frankly, it was more snow than I recall since I was a kid growing up in Central Pennsylvania. It snowed five straight weekends, and stayed below freezing most of the time in-between, so little snow melted.
This is a scene looking out over my own patio and others in the apartment complex.
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A macro photo of a 2" leaf, one of three left hanging on my crabapple tree as of Dec 1. This and the next six images were taken with a cobbled-up macro lens consisting of a Nikon 85mm lens, a Kenko Pro 1.4X telextender, and an Olympus screw-in macro lens adaptor.
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A macro image of some very small cloth "buds" on a neighbor's ornamental all-year-round planter. These tiny "buds" are less than a dime in diameter.
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A screen door, obviously with the screen slightly out of plumb.
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Close up of Lenny's ear. Lenny, as you may have guessed, is my cat.