Mystery Number One

September 30, 2014 - Saturday, we drove to Murphy, North Carolina. We stopped on the way to explore the route of our railroad trip along the...
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Backward Fence

September 29, 2014 - This is the reverse of the view from yesterday. Photographers are often encouraged to turn around and see if there's any...
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Breaking the Rules

September 28, 2014 - I know the rules of composition. I try to be attentive to the placement of objects and the rule of thirds and noting whe...
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Better Late Than Never

September 27, 2014 - Another parable from Matthew's Gospel has Jesus telling about two sons, each receiving a request from their father to do...
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Pretty Day for a Walk

September 26, 2014 - The days are getting shorter. The length of daylight is quite noticeable here as dawn arrives later and sunset is just a...
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Hibiscus

September 25, 2014 - Last year we had red hibiscus flowers in the three large planters, but this spring Judy bought yellow ones. The open blo...
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Efficient for More than a Hundred Years

September 24, 2014 - Last year, about this same time, my photo group wet to southern Tennessee to photograph Falls Mill near Belvidere. Built...
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Complementary

September 23, 2014 - Complementary colors are those that are opposite of each other on the color wheel, as in this example of purple and yell...
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Glorious Endings

September 22, 2014 - Some days end with us being weary. Our bodies ache, our minds are exhausted, our spirits are depleted. How much we need...
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Autumn Begins Today

September 21, 2014 - Late today it's official. Autumn falls. I enjoy it visually. The trees show their true color as the chlorophyll exits t...
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God Isn't Fair

September 20, 2014 - The Gospel lesson for today is Matthew 20:1-16, a parable that appears only here. Jesus described the kingdom of heaven...
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Seeking Support

September 19, 2014 - This tendril stretched for something, anything, to grasp. These modified leaves will wrap quickly around another stem to...
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World's Largest Yard

September 18, 2014 - You may have to be a railroad buff to appreciate seeing Bailey Yard in North Platte, Nebraska. The world's largest clas...
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Close Encounters

September 17, 2014 - All in one day: We stopped at a Goodwill store to check out their hardback books, only to discover they had more than I...
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Waiting for Next Summer

September 16, 2014 - The weather has taken a decidedly cool turn. It is the night temperatures that affect the warmth of the pool. Swimming s...
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Rock and Roll

September 15, 2014 - During the second half of a long train ride, I began to look around at what I could photograph. The first portion was fi...
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It's a Small World

September 14, 2014 - Several years ago I went to West Virginia for a photo workshop on my way to a professional conference at Duke University...
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How Many Times

September 13, 2014 - The Gospel Lesson for today is Matthew 18:21-35. Peter, like everyone of us, has been harmed by someone else. And he ask...
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Could It Be

September 12, 2014 - Sometimes the leaves float downstream, but this time they are caught, trapped by the force of the water, pinned to branc...
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No Weeds Please

September 11, 2014 - Some gardeners are constantly on weed patrol. No, I suspect that it is most gardeners, and it could be all gardeners are...
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Pearls

September 10, 2014 - Just a portion of a dew-covered spider's web. It was huge. More than 5 feet across. The dew looked like crystal pearl...
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Spring's Promise in September

September 09, 2014 - The fog Tuesday morning was thick. And when I went out to get the morning newspaper, I noticed an enormous dew-covered s...
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Since 1879

September 08, 2014 - Ranked as the 21st must-see attraction of 122 Nashville sites, Hatch Show Print has specialized in letterpress posters s...
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Forty Nine

September 07, 2014 - No, it is not the season for daylilies, although we do have one (Autumn Minaret) still blooming. But we are imagining wh...
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Art Is

September 06, 2014 - Nature paints. And inspires. Art is.
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Wading in the Mud

September 05, 2014 - The Gospel lesson for Sunday is Matthew 18:15-20 which concerns the process for dealing with conflict and sin in the chu...
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Near the Port of Savannah

September 04, 2014 - This lighthouse on the south channel of the Savannah River, rebuilt in 1855 or 1857, is the shortest lighthouse at 46 fe...
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I Can't Help It

September 03, 2014 - I have a good view of the sky from our home, but not of the western horizon. There are so many things I appreciate about...
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Flowing Green

September 02, 2014 - Not far from Munising, Michigan is AuTrain Falls. I love to go to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to photograph or just...
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More Practice Needed

September 01, 2014 - I never saw an eagle flying through the sky until well into my adulthood. They were rare in the continental US, and then...
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