Fungi

We’ve had so much rain here these past few months that mushrooms are popping up all over the place.

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I noticed these on the way into my office.

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The shadows caught my interest as much as the mushrooms.

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 No complaints about all of our rain … we’re fortunate that we aren’t experiencing drought.

And just for the heck of it, I’m adding a handheld / no tripod / spur of the moment shot of the moon last night.

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Mushrooms and Moons.  Someone should write about that!

Between having a snake in the house, a flat tire on the truck, and an overfull work schedule, I’m way behind on your blogs! I look forward to catching up soon!

Happy Weekend, Everyone!

You Want S’More?

The temperatures are cooler, the skies are clearer, the leaves show early color change, and the smell of wood smoke is in the air.  Don’t you just love fall?

My friends welcomed us to their back yard this past Sunday evening for the first fire of the fall season.  Their backyard is a sanctuary of happiness … surrounded by woods, flower / vegetable gardens, an awesome fire pit, and privacy.  Deb made homemade marshmellows, and we all brought the fixins for S’Mores, Hot Dogs, Kettle Corn, and a favorite beverage.

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Seriously! Homemade marshmellows!

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As the moon rose in the sky, our happiness deepened

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Folks … these are the simples pleasures in life … be sure to take time to enjoy them!

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And if you’ve read this far, and would like to offer your opinion:  I’m researching and planning my move to an SLR.  When I realize that I am more often less than satisfied with the results of my photographic efforts, I realize I am ready.

Your recommendation?

Waning Moon / New Year!!

The moon, like 2012, is waning (okay, okay … as I post this, 2012 is already in the books).

Here’s to a 2013 filled with happiness, health, peace, and kindness to others (and lots of fun with motorcycles, photography, music, sports, friends and family)!

Happy New Year!!

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