Tag Archives: Omaha

About Face (5)

It’s been the better part of a year since I did an About Face post, and I’m happy to be able to present another. This afternoon CD asked me to make some photos of her hollyhocks and, when I was … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Hydrangea Harmony

Managing to take a few more minutes out from much higher priorities, I stopped to admire the harmonic symmetry in the new growth of our oak-leaf hydrangea yesterday.    

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Webnesday (44)

Not much time for photography these days, but when I went out to pick up the mail today, I noticed a truly-tiny zebra jumper (Salticus scenicus) prowling along the stems of the Clematis that climbs up the stand for the … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Solomon’s Seal

One of our favorite plants in the garden is the lovely Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum sp.). CD asked me to make a few portrait shots the other day, and the light and breeze conditions were perfect for it yesterday evening. As … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Memorial Day

We decided to attend the Memorial Day celebration today in the Prospect Hill Cemetery,  the oldest cemetery in Omaha. Part of the observance included a spectacular demonstration by the First Nebraska Volunteers, a group of uniformed Civil War re-enactors. The … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (7): Big Bird, Little Bird

On this very warm spring day (it topped 90°F), I was more than happy to take a break from the seemingly-endless rigmarole of planning, sorting, packing, discarding, and continuing to hoard certain things in our rather staggering stash of household … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Rainy Relief

It’s been unseasonably cold with lots of rain and wind for the past several days, and during a relative break in the otherwise steady downpour, I went out into the shelter of the cubby where our outdoor swing lives, set … Continue reading

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Fleeting Beauty: Going to Seed

Many folks keep a watchful and appreciative eye on the wonderful flowers that appear each spring here in the northern hemisphere, but one of my perpetual favorites is one that often seems overlooked and neglected—the little dandelion. One of my … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Taking a much-needed break today from all the hectic pre-move preparations. Our little set of tulips that CD received from her mom many years ago is showing off next to the many blossoms of the thriving bugloss, which provided quite … Continue reading

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Busyness and Beauty

Too much going on around here. Getting ready for a major move, taxes, and more. I made some daff shots a while back but haven’t had  time to process them. But when our daphne started to bloom, I just had … Continue reading

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