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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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A Visit to the Beloved Land

October 30, 2019 - A few weeks ago Ed and I took another OLLI hike through 250 acres of woods known to the Muscogee as The Beloved Land. Ou...
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Amicalola Falls in Summer Part 1

September 29, 2019 - Finally here is the first group of photos of our visit to Amicalola Falls in August. We stayed at the inn two nights for...
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More Vogel SP photos

August 30, 2019 - No, these aren't the Amicalola Falls photos. These are the rest of the Vogel State Park photos. These chronicle our four...
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Vogel State Park Hikes

August 18, 2019 - A couple of weeks ago, Ed and I drove through winding, curvy forested lanes to Vogel State Park in north Georgia where w...
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Moss Macros

June 25, 2019 - This week I am adding some macro photos of mosses from my Granite Outcrop excursion in March to my homepage slideshow. C...
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Barnsley Resort

June 11, 2019 - Last month Ed and I took another quick trip this time to Barnsley Resort https://www.barnsleyresort.com/. This is a reso...
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I fast trip to Sapelo Island

May 28, 2019 - Early in April Ed and I joined a small group in a small van to ride for six hours to the coast of Georgia. This was an O...
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Last Gainesville Photos for Now

March 07, 2019 - I have posted the last Gainesville photos on my homepage slideshow. They are two more bridge photos and an Art Deco buil...
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Brenau Bridge

February 19, 2019 - During the holidays Ed and I took Ben up to Gainesville to see the Northeast Georgia History Center since many of the ex...
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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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More butterflies

September 10, 2018 - As I mentioned last week, this has been a great summer for butterflies. I have added more views of the gorgeous Eastern...
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Moss, lichen and weeds can be beautiful too.

August 02, 2018 - Moss, lichen and weeds are plants in nearly every yard. They are especially abundant during this year's extraordinarily...
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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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Springtime at the SBGG

May 19, 2018 - On a bright spring afternoon at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia the colors are stunning. What a mix of pinks, purp...
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First Place! Georgia Strawberry Festival

April 28, 2018 - Drove down to Reynolds, Georgia today to enjoy the Georgia Strawberry Festival. I had submitted ten photos to the amateu...
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Exploring Jarrell Plantation

November 10, 2017 - On our way back from the Georgia National Fair in Perry last month, Ed and I spent an extra night at Gray and the next d...
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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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DeSoto Falls

August 27, 2017 - DeSoto Falls (https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/conf/recarea/?recid=10524) in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest is...
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Georgia National Fair coming up

August 07, 2017 - The Georgia National Fair http://georgianationalfair.com/ is coming up in October. The submission deadline is in early S...
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Gibbs Garden's Waterlilies

November 01, 2016 - A few weeks ago Ed treated me to a trip to Gibbs Garden on the day before the Monet Waterlily Festival weekend. This was...
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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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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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Halloween Spider Collection

October 30, 2015 - In time for Halloween I have posted some new and some old spider photos on my homepage slide show. Click on the image to...
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Savannah River from Augusta, Georgia

October 15, 2015 - I just posted some photos of my trip last month to Augusta, Georgia. These were all taken from the river walk. Many are...
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Black Rock Mountain

August 09, 2015 - Ed and I took this week off and spent the first three days of it in the north Georgia mountains. It was about ten degree...
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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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Art of Georgia II

March 18, 2015 - For the second time one of my photos was selected for the Art of Georgia exhibit at the State Capital! The theme is "Por...
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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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Anna Ruby Falls

August 25, 2014 - Today I’m posting the final segment of my series on Unicoi State Park and Anna Ruby Falls. Curtis Creek and York Creek t...
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Taking a Break

August 19, 2014 - There is a photographer’s saying that if you want to make awesome photographs, stand in front of something awesome. Last...
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More Fort Yargo

July 02, 2014 - We made a second trip to Fort Yargo last weekend. There was a lot of activity there. Kayakers, a rowing team, and lots o...
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Fort Yargo

June 24, 2014 - Not long after we moved to Athens we set off to explore the area. So it wasn't long before we visited Fort Yargo State P...
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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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Watson Mill Bridge

October 02, 2013 - A couple of weeks ago, Ed and I made a little trip to Watson Mill Bridge State Park. We had been there before, but it ha...
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A Great Resource!

August 20, 2013 - Last spring, when my daylilies were blooming, I took my camera out to capture some of those golden blooms. I put my came...
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