Tag Archives: autumn

Warts and All

It’s that time of year again…Halloween is just around the corner. Can you believe it? I feel like summer just started. We’re supposed to get a Santa Ana wind this weekend, so it will be hot and dry around here. … Continue reading

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Autumn Throwback

I’m working at the kitchen table this week, as I’m refinishing furniture for the office redo. I’m also missing the autumn foliage on the East Coast, so here’s a shot from a few years back: Hope your week’s going well … Continue reading

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Dogwood Memory

I am missing the dogwood trees back East just a tiny bit, so decided to post a photo I took there a couple of years ago: Hope your week’s going well so far. We will be out of town starting … Continue reading

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Autumn Then and Now, Plus

From one year ago, a shot of oak leaves with a bit of mold: From one day ago, some delicious-looking squash blossoms: They’re supposed to be wonderful dipped in breadcrumbs and then fried, but I’ve never had them. One day. … Continue reading

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Yellow

Oh, we are having a beautiful autumn in the D.C. area. When I looked up and saw how the sun was hitting this yellow maple, I wished it could stay like this all year. “How wonderful yellow is. It stands … Continue reading

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Fading Summer

Signs of fall are starting to appear. The dogwood leaves are changing color, and there’s a difference in the air as the days grow shorter…. Remnants of a lacecap hydrangea I’m not sure if my fuchsia plant will ever forgive … Continue reading

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Dance

Another shot of those unusual oak leaves. They almost appear to be dancing, don’t they? I am going to miss this autumn. A lot.

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Orange and a surprise

“Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.” –Kandinsky I got a cool surprise yesterday: this photo was selected for Explore on Flickr! It also appeared on the website Beauty in Everything.  Explore is kind of like “Freshly Pressed” … Continue reading

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Sun-dappled

This sign is over an old (est. 1924) community store in Maryland. I have not altered the color–it really is that red in the sunlight. Japanese maple “Aflame”

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Old blooms and new

These are spent blooms–perhaps Joe Pye Weed? I’m paying a lot more attention to bokeh now that I have a macro lens. Still getting used to the different depth of field, but it’s fun to move around and see the different colors in … Continue reading

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