Category Archives: nature

Marching into spring!

A visit to the dentist this morning took me near the Holden Arboretum. My walk at Holden was a lot more fun than the dentist appointment. That was just a routine checkup, but he managed to find a little cavity … Continue reading

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A new sign of spring

Seven or eight deer, all does, dashed across the trail in front of me today. I expected a buck to be chasing them, but none appeared as they melted into the trees on the other side of the trail. Spring … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Arboretum

Except for cold fingers and toes, this was a good day for a walk in the Arboretum. The chilly air and grey skies must have discouraged visitors because I didn’t meet up with too many other walkers, but the scenery … Continue reading

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Cabbage white

We haven’t seen much sun recently. Even the little cabbage white butterfly was enjoying the novelty on this sunny Sunday afternoon.

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Rainy weather again!

After a very wet weekend, Monday dawned with sunshine and blue skies. Then came Tuesday…more grey skies and chilly temperatures. The transition from summer to fall is seemingly speeding ahead like an express freight train headed down the track. Just … Continue reading

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The edge of the marsh

There wasn’t enough time in my schedule today for a long walk at the Arboretum, so I visited Sanctuary Marsh at North Chagrin Reservation instead. The sky was overcast for most of the day and the light was pretty dull … Continue reading

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Sharing the joy

Joy is what I felt as I wandered in the Holden Arboretum today. The fall colors are at their peak, and the vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges are beyond belief. We live in an amazing creation, and I believe we … Continue reading

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Fall is sneaking up on us!

Had more fun today, experimenting with close up filters on my camera. Put one on my camera and I can get much closer to the object I focus on. Stack two together and it is even closer. They are an … Continue reading

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For some reason, I’ve never been inclined to photograph flowers, but now that the blooming season is almost over, collecting some flower images feels much more urgent. I am not looking forward to the cold and colorless days ahead, so … Continue reading

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Another experiment in posting from my iPad

This is a recent picture taken at the Arboretum that I have submitted to their members photo contest. What do you think?

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