Now Blooming In My Corner of North Georgia: Crape Myrtle

A couple of days ago Silver Threading posted some lovely photos of the deep pink crape myrtle blooming in her corner of Northwest Florida.  I commented on the beautiful color of the blooms, stating that ours here in North Georgia are also blooming but are a paler pink color.  She has prevailed on me to post…

A Surprising Pale Iridescence

In the aftermath of yesterday’s ice storm I went outside to take a few photos and was quite surprised when I viewed them just now.  In two of the photos there are lovely iridescent colors, pale yet quite distinguishable, that I never saw while I was outside.  A trick of the light?  Something strange in my camera…

Travel Theme: Brown

This week’s travel theme sponsored by Where’s My Backpack is “brown”.  Quite a few things are brown this autumn season: For more shades of brown, see http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/10/18/travel-theme-brown/   Related articles Travel Theme: Brown 10-19-13 Travel Theme: Brown Travel Theme: Brown Travel theme: Brown Weekly Travel theme: Brown Travel Theme: Brown Travel Theme: Brown

Betwixt and Between

“WELCOME TO NOVEMBER IN AUGUST” That was the newspaper headline that greeted us this morning.  We’re a little over halfway through the month of August, traditionally the hottest month of the year, the “dog days” of summer here in the Deep South, and it’s cool enough for a jacket.  Never seen anything like it. The…

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour: the first hour of light at sunrise and the last hour of light at sunset.  Recently we had a break in the almost constant rain, and the sunset was lovely.  The crape myrtle tree was bathed in gold, and the sky was a gorgeous array of gold, pink and violet.    …