Tennessee Ice Storm
People like to tease us in Tennessee for shutting everything down for winter storms but we have enough sense not to drive on a solid sheet of ice no matter how hard we get teased. Shutting everything down affords the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of a world of ice crystals. We save gas not…
Sunday Slideshow-Foggy Fall Morning on the Mountain
A beautiful mist shrouded this October morning on Monteagle Mountain in Southeast Tennessee. An eerie stillness covers the landscape where only the sounds of the dripping beads of moisture on the trees can be heard. Gradually, the mist burned off and a gorgeous bright sunny fall day appeared. Many thanks to Kris Morton of Four…
Sunday Slideshow–Rose of Sharon
These Rose of Sharon blooms are from three trees given to me by my friend Sue. They are sprouted from her trees, one white, one pink, one purple. They are a variety of Hibiscus that is not tropical.
Sunday Slideshow–Winter Trees
Winter Trees The bare limbs of the trees twist and turn as they spiral toward a blue winter sky. The blue sky defies the bitter cold on a cold blustery day. These trees are on the grounds of the Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sunday Slideshow–Water Reflections
Water Reflections As the winter moves on it is a wonder to see the bare branches reflecting in the water. Spring will soon be here and these leafless winter trees will be forgotten as fresh new green takes over. But for now they peacefully hang over the water calmly reflecting in the surface and on…
Sunday Slideshow-Butterfly Kaleidoscope
Butterfly Kaleidoscope Remembering the butterflies of summer is a reminder that spring is on the way. These bright bits of moving color will liven up the winter days.
Sunday Slideshow–Winter’s Water
Sunday Slideshow–Percy Warner Park
Autumn in Percy Warner Park Step out of the busy stressful everyday life for a drive through Percy Warner Park in the Fall. Feed the Soul. Prime the pump with inspiration. The one-way road winds around a hill to the top then down again. The dense trees of the forest surrounding the road are…
Picturing a Paradigm Shift
“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” Alfred Stieglitz The UK’s Daily Mail (here) has an article on Kodak and the first camera for use by the general public. Photography changed from the posed portraits of the times to capturing moments in the everyday lives of people. …