Tag Archives: Trees

Isolation Antidotes (34): A Brace of Beauties: Abutilon

We’re still cautious of leaving our bubbles, so I’ve been joining many of you in foraging close to home for photo fodder. Just outside our kitchen window grows a sparse but persistent abutilon. I have included it in two past … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (29): As the Risk Falls

Our Prime Minister has judged that, after nearly three weeks with no new cases of the dreaded virus, she was able to reduce our risk factor to Level 1 as of midnight last night. Seniors are, however, still strongly advised … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (27): Contemplation Counterpart

I’d like to bring you a second image from the reflecting pool I featured in yesterday’s post. Again, the location was the Japanese Garden of Contemplation, pretty much our favorite of all of the Hamilton Gardens, though there was a … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Illuminated Ivy

Autumn is progressing quite rapidly here in eastern Nebraska. Nearly all the leaves have fallen from our river birches, about half from our glorious sycamores, and the giant oak and maple have started to contribute mightily to the lovely lawn … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: CLV Revisited

My blogging buddy Linda over at Shoreacres commented, just the other day, on my current header photo. It’s a favorite of mine, and one that I made at one of my very favorite places. This particular day in late September … Continue reading

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Tweaking Tuesday: Maymont

In the late autumn of 2013 I went on a delightful road trip from Omaha to North Carolina and southern Virginia with CD and her sister to visit my brother and attend a relative’s wedding. We had great fun and … Continue reading

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Tweaking Tuesday: Chilly Chipinque

Some twelve years ago, my work took me to Mexico in April. The end of the month found me in the city of Monterrey, in the state of Nuevo León.  I’d been there for a few days, and had so … Continue reading

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A Waitak wander (Part 2)

Following up with my last post (here) and continuing with my recent bush walk in the Waitakere Ranges, I’d like to bring you a few more of my impressions.  This area lies a little less than a very pleasant hour’s … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Super snowfalls

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned my intention to publish a sequel.  I’m ready to do that, but I’d like to postpone it for a day or so in view of the massive snowfall that has paralyzed much of the eastern … Continue reading

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Serendipitous snowfall

In spite of my rather pessimistic feeling during the week leading up to the holidays, conditions conspired to bring us not only the first real snowfall of the winter, but also the first real white Christmas we’ve had in many … Continue reading

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