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Happy Halloween!

Instead of the usual pumpkins, witches, or ghosts,  how about something unique and beautiful for Halloween: black roses! Black roses are extremely rare and grow only in Halfeti, Turkey.  They aren’t actually black, but a very dark purple that looks … Continue reading

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Outside my front door.

I had a surprise waiting for me at my front door today.  He’s beautiful, isn’t he?   Sadly though, he’s dead.   He deserves to be memorialized in this photo, so here it is.  

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2nd Avenue Pier at twilight.

I really like these photos I took of the 2nd Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach (it’s right next to my hotel).   It was after sunset, and beginning to get cloudy (it’s supposed to be rainy tomorrow, ugh) but I … Continue reading

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Rollin’ on the river.

On Friday, I had a day off.  The plan was for me, and my daughter and her friend to go tubing on the French Broad River (yes, that’s it’s actual name).    We started off around 1 PM, parked our … Continue reading

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The extraordinary in the ordinary.

Some things we think of as ugly or ordinary can be beautiful and extraordinary when we see them through the eyes of a photographer, a naturalist, or a scientist. I’m not a scientist, just an amateur photographer, but I deeply … Continue reading

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Twilight clouds.

I took these photos at around 9:15 PM, so it was darker outside than it appears here.  I think the light after sunset (or before sunrise) is more interesting than daylight. 9:25 PM:

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Friday evening drive into the mountains.

I was bored and needed to clear my head, so I headed into the mountains again.  I took the same route I took on Memorial Day.   It was later in the day though, so there was this wonderful late … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Photos — Blue Ridge Parkway, NC (Balsams, Plott Balsams, Devils Courthouse)

I had no plans for Memorial Day and no one to spend it with, and I was going stir crazy sitting around the house, with nothing to do but watch the depressing news.     So I decided to go … Continue reading

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Getting away is good for my soul.

I couldn’t have asked for better weather since I’ve been here in Florida.    Everything about this trip has been perfect.  I have so many pictures, but I won’t upload them all here right now because it takes so long. … Continue reading

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Eye-popping sunrise.

When I woke up this morning and looked out my window, this is what I saw.  

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