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Spring Flowers

April 27, 2021 - Not much photography for me last winter. Only one snow with flakes so wet they stuck together into a mush. Just a bunch...
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Fall Vegetables

January 05, 2021 - I had never before planted a fall vegetable garden before because the time when it needs to be planted, August, has alwa...
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A Romantic Valentine's Day

February 25, 2020 - Now for something a little different. On Valentine's Day Ed and I attended the Romantic Tour of the North Oconee Water R...
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Winter Visit to Sandy Creek

December 18, 2019 - Ed and I haven't been out to Sandy Creek Nature Center for too long. We finally went back a couple of weeks ago. The fir...
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Birchmore Trail Hike

November 25, 2019 - Birchmore Trail starts behind the administration building in Memorial Park. It is a moderate hike through hardwood fores...
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North Oconee River Greenway in the Fall

November 24, 2018 - Ed and I finally got out to view some autumn scenery last week after the rains quit. We went out to one of our favorite...
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Beech Haven: A Walking Tour

October 15, 2018 - Ed and I finally joined OLLI last month. I originally resisted it because it seemed expensive. You have to pay a fee for...
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Summer in the Backyard

July 12, 2018 - I spent a couple of hours in my backyard yesterday morning trying out a new technique and trying to catch some of those...
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North Georgia Daylily Show

June 14, 2018 - A few weeks ago Ed and I attended the 2018 North Georgia Daylily Show sponsored by the North Georgia Daylily Society at...
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Light Painting Practice

May 26, 2018 - Inspired by Ken Storey's exhibit which is currently showing at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and by his very hel...
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Spider Stories for Halloween

October 08, 2017 - This having been an unusually wet summer, September saw a bumper crop of spiders. My front yard, dotted with trees and s...
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Agate Slab

March 11, 2017 - As promised I have added a photo of the agate slab that I bought at the Athens Gem and Mineral Show last weekend to my h...
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Sandy Creek Nature Center in Winter

December 31, 2016 - I made my usual post holiday visit to SCNC with my family and my camera. Although it is the same place. It always looks...
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Seeing Deep into a Yucca

October 09, 2016 - One Saturday morning a few weeks ago, I walked past Ed's giant Yucca Filamentosa and saw pictures. This yucca is a nativ...
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SBGG Summer 2016

September 03, 2016 - My homepage slide show now features a few recent shots of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia from this summer. Close...
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A Story of Reflections

December 23, 2015 - No, not metaphorical, literally reflections. I admired photos of reflections of isolated objects and tried replicating t...
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Frosty Saturday

December 07, 2015 - Saturday was the first really frosty morning of the season. I jumped out early to see what I could capture. An abelia bu...
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Autumn in Johnsonia

November 07, 2015 - Too busy to get away but fortunately, autumn came to visit me. I have heard it said that a wet fall makes a colorful fal...
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A Day at the Bot Gard

June 13, 2015 - We had just arrived at the steps of the garden when, looking up, saw the shadow of a lizard showing through a large back...
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OCAF Members Show

May 26, 2015 - The OCA F Members Show opens Friday evening. For some very interesting art of all descriptions by locals take a short dr...
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Canada Geese at SCNC

February 15, 2015 - I was able to get some pretty good shots of the Canada Geese at the Sandy Creek Nature Center over the last couple of we...
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Some Autumn Views

October 13, 2014 - Although it is still early in the season, I have found a bit of color emerging in my yard in Athens, Georgia. See my hom...
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Must See Moments

April 30, 2014 - Popular Photography is hosting a context sponsored by Transition Lenses. The theme is "Must See Moments." I interpret th...
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Early Spring at Clay Pit Pond

March 26, 2014 - Ed and I seized a rare warm Saturday to spend a few hours at Sandy Creek Nature Center to see how the spring is beginnin...
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Winter Garden

February 25, 2014 - In the winter, without the distraction of plants and foliage, the "bones" of the garden are revealed. It is surprising h...
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A Clay Pit Pond Winter

February 03, 2014 - A few more photos from a visit we made a couple of weeks ago to Clay Pit Pond at the Sandy Creek Nature Center are poste...
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Snow Day

January 29, 2014 - We saw a light snow in Athens yesterday afternoon and overnight so my office was closed today. It was a chance for me to...
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How to Avoid the Black Friday Crowds

November 30, 2013 - Don’t go shopping. Instead, my sherpa, Ed, and I spent Friday afternoon at Sandy Creek Nature Center. I was eager to pra...
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