A Trail of Tears

Village Green

Although it may feel like it, and the snow has been falling already, Autumn hasn't called it quits yet.   I spotted the Fairhaven Village Green sign on the way to Daphne's in Fairhaven for hot toddys the other day.   The colors were still so vibrant.  Sometimes the quality of my Motorola DROID camera phone really impresses me.  …

Snow Caps

This is just my quirky sense of humor coming out, but the snowfall on these little weeds, flowers, and leaves almost looks like hats.  The first, a Tyrolean hat from the Alps; the second, a Russian Ushanka; the third, a simple men's flat cap.  What do you see?

What’s in a Name?

Sometimes I find colors or textures I like, and those things make a good picture, but I don't necessarily know what to name that picture.  Naming also becomes complicated when considering the large number of leaf and vine pictures that I've accumulated.   So, what's in a name?  And what would be a good one for …

Dew Drops

These leaves are a precise expression of my Ordinary Things Project.   Deciduous trees have the unfortunate destiny of losing their leaves once a year.   Littering the ground, they may not seem like much anymore, but if you look closely - sometimes you'll see something beautiful still remains.   These dew drops, for example, reminded me of treasure.   I …

Magenta

Magenta ivy, lining an old barn in Whatcom County, inspired this post.  I love this time of year and the beautiful colors!  Camera:  Canon 40d Location:  Stoney Ridge Farm

Blowing in the Wind

Fairhaven Area;  Bellingham, Washington Returning from vacation is never easy.  I spent yesterday editing about 100 pictures from Ireland, which are now on my Smug Mug Gallery.   These 100 were a good representation of about 500 or so that I took.  After I did this, I wandered down to the Colophon Cafe in Fairhaven to …