I was in paradise a few weeks ago. The lighting… the absence of people… the rain… it was peaceful and perfect. Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 … Continue reading Tulips in the rain
Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Date: March 5, 2017 Notes: Photos taken at the Dallas Arboretum. Until today I didn’t the spider … Continue reading Firefighter!
I mentioned in a recent post that I am an official LBJ National Grasslands volunteer. My friend and I are on litter and vandalism patrol. … Continue reading Trash: What it says about a person
I didn’t expect this photo to turn out. I didn’t use a tripod and my model was very much on the move. Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Date: March 2017 Location: Tyler, Texas A new Roadside … Continue reading Cucumber Beetle
March 6, 2017. I was going to post another arboretum photo. Instead, I discovered my hard drive died. I was in mourning for several days. I did my best not to think too much about it. But it was difficult. … Continue reading My hard drive died
This is an ongoing series – mainly because I like to pretend there’s a great demand and interest for pond scum photos. It could happen. Someday. I think these are my best gross pond photos. I was finally able to … Continue reading Pond Scum as Art
I spotted umbrella-like plants sprouting out of the ground. They were so intriguing. Like every good parent with her kids on spring break, I made my teenage miniature, Armando, pose in front of the plants. He was not happy about … Continue reading Mayapple
I spotted a small but mighty team of lumberjacks at the park. Harrison (shown below) has been chipping away at this tree for months. He’s making progress. Albert has been toiling on the same tree. They hope to have this … Continue reading Lumberjacks
William sits on a branch, trying to woo his beloved Etta with original poetry. Etta, on the other hand, is too focused on waving to the … Continue reading Poetry Recitations
Details are so much fun to observe. Here’s a raindrop on a tree branch at Ray Roberts Lake State Park – Isle du Bois. I used a tripod to keep the camera steady. Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark … Continue reading Raindrop!
You’ve heard the saying, “caught in a web of lies.” Henry knows the phrase all too well. Truth be told…it started with one little white lie and … Continue reading Caught in a web
Looking for a memorable, avant garden dining experience? Then the ‘Shroom Room is for you! The ‘Shroom Room is conveniently located just south of the Royal Gorge … Continue reading New Restaurant!
I had a visceral reaction when I looked at the cement barricades. What disgusting, abhorrent, crude behavior. Someone spray painted obscenities on the cement barricades at ‘my’ LBJ National Grasslands. There were beer cans and other trash left in the … Continue reading I got angry
Rain did not hamper Beatrice and Bartholomew’s wedding at the Dallas Arboretum. In fact, it was a beautiful private ceremony. They had the entire Arboretum … Continue reading Nice day for a wedding
My friend Tore and I found a new area of the LBJ Grasslands that has the most moss I’ve ever seen in Texas. (The entire state … Continue reading Moss Spores