Throughout the course of a normal week, I take loads of photos. Some end up on my regular blog as part of a story, but many don't. They become little moments lost in time, seen briefly through my eye and a camera lens.

So, without rhyme or reason, based on nothing more than appeal, I'm going to pick a favorite weekly shot and post it here.

**Click on any photograph to enlarge it**

Saturday, November 30, 2013


...this morning, whilst walking the boys at the VA complex, I was pondering how bleak the landscape gets when all the leaves have fallen and hibernation begins.  Then I saw this tree, standing alone on a small grassy knoll near the parking lot, its bark gnarly and textural.  And starkly beautiful...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

A Quandary

...we had the first true icy frost last night.  Woke up to 30 degrees and a frozen bird bath, which seemed to greatly puzzle the doves...

Friday, November 15, 2013


...the chimney that vents the kilns at the Pottery Center caught my eye this morning as I walked the dogs.  Though the trees are mostly bare now, the vivid colors of Fall remain in the lichen on the smokestack...

Friday, November 8, 2013

Sign of Winter

...if the incredible girth of this quail is any indication of what kind of Winter we're going to have, then, holy crap, I'd better start stockpiling food in the event I can't get off the mountain.  Seriously.  This was one very plumb bird perched on the deck rail outside my bathroom window...