• Excuse Me, Which Way to the Swamp?

    Found this little critter, a swamp cidada I believe, wandering around my driveway this morning, and it appears to be pretty fresh from it’s shell — it’s left wing isn’t completely unfurled yet! When I knelt down to get some shots and put my phone close to the ground, it actually turned towards the lens for a few moments, as if to pose and say, “Well, hello there!” And then, it turned again and continued on its way. This is the first green cicada I’ve ever seen. All the others have been the typical dark brown/black ones with the bright

  • Back Forty

    Took a little walk around the house the other night. Pictures with my Pixel 4XL.

  • Union Alley Saturday Morning

    Just a simple cell phone shot (Pixel 4XL), edited with Snapseed, on this rainy Saturday morning. Snapped while dropping off food at a local food pantry here in Westminster.

  • Calm Before A Storm

    Sony Alpha a6100, E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS1/125s f/5.6 ISO 100 We’re expecting snow tomorrow. We still have some from the last storm, as you can see, which has been melting away. More is on the way. People are complaining about “more snow” but how quickly they forget that 11 years ago, most of us in this area couldn’t get out of their parking spaces for a week. And, we used to get multiple big snows every season. When did peoples’ memories grow so short?

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