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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A zoomed in shot...


This is a real zoomed in shot...from quite a distance.  It was a cold, cold day in January of 2018.

Monday, January 21, 2019

From 60 mph


This is a cropped portion of the photo below....it was taken on our way to Paris last year.  I just hold my camera up and sometimes sort of look, which I know I must have with this, but sometimes I just hold it up and snap.  (It is a P & S)


As you can see the other cars were not that close...I do not do this if there is traffic around me,  not even if it is behind me.  Not out on highways like this.  I don't think it is a terrible shot for the circumstances.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

A gathering....


I always love to watch them...and wonder why they gather like this in the fall.  Is it safety in numbers?


And why do they pick a spot in the road and gather there, then fly away in just a few minutes...

Saturday, January 19, 2019

From Tennessee


An old building ....I have no idea what it was.  And wonder when it was last used for anything.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Through raindrops on windshield....


I am not sure why I am posting this...I guess the talent it took to do this is amazing to me, but all the talent in the world does not make me like it.  It is outside a Bar & Grill in a nearby town.  I have tried to photograph it for a while, but since I am the one driving, I don't really get much chance.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Turkeys again


I have fiddled and fiddled with these pics...they were all taken looking with the sun just to the right...I could only see my screen every now and then.


There were four in this group, but I could not capture all of them in one shot.


I think they are from the group I photographed before.

Just for fun, below is a photo without any editing...



Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The color pink for your enjoyment...


The one single hibiscus I have had tons of blooms last summer...I am hoping it repeats itself this coming year.


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

From Arthur, Illinois, September, 2018


Just waiting to pull out on the road...though Arthur is the center of a big Amish community, there is so much traffic.  It is hard to find time to snap any pictures.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Straight out of the camera from 2008


Nothing like a land going lonesome at the end of the day.  From the strip pit area, of course.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Great Blue Heron from the summer


I thought I would share  a couple more shots of this heron...


We watched it forever and never did see it catch anything.


Just remembered I want to link this to I'd Rather B Birdin'

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Water Lily


This was taken at the same place the dragonfly from last post was taken.  

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Landing pad


A landing pad of a different sort.  But dragonflies do remind me of helicopters!  This one was taken this past summer in July. 

Saturday, January 5, 2019

One barn, many views...


Thought I would share this barn again...it is in nearby Parke County.


The photo above photo is my most often pinned barn photo, or it was if things haven't changed.


I run across it every now and then, but I could not go to it if I wanted to.  When we get out and ramble, we really don't have a destination in mind...we just turn here and there and know that we will eventually figure out where we are.  If not, we can always use GPS....so far, I think we have only had to resort to it one time.


Going to link these with The Barn Collective...

Friday, January 4, 2019

Fruit of the vine....


Grown by my brother in Tennessee...I did not taste of them.  I don't know why I didn't.


Thursday, January 3, 2019

From the past


A shot from the past....I would love to get time to ramble back down to the area where I think this is.  Maybe that will happen one of these days.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Fun hard choice...


We saw 9 turkeys on the way home...about a mile from here.  Right past the last house at the edge of town.  It is hard choosing which photos to upload...


There were nine of them but five were over at the edge of the field...too far to photograph.


These four kept coming ever closer to the car, but we left because cars kept having to go around me.  I am just thankful it is not a busy road at all and that I could pause.

For more photos of the turkeys, visit my other blog HERE...

I am linking this to I'd Rather B Birdin'....

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

From the archives....


Roger standing in front of one of the water softeners that he used to maintain...he climbed inside it at times.
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