Harvest

Glow Sunset on the prairie after harvest Bringing in the field Fall sunset       Related articles Fall Is in the Air: Images of the Season Here's what a harvest moon really is - and when this year's will rise

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family corners

Corner I like this corner of my machine shed because in the middle you can see a slight tear...grandpa hit it with the combine! My great grandpa built this and the corners are simple.  This was back when a 2x4 was real dimensions. Corner of the work bench my father made when he was 18.

Magnetic to bugs!

Magnetic My poor trees seem to be magnetic towards pests.  My beloved elm is dying..it has the Emerald Ash Bore which bores into the veins of a tree and slowly interrupt the flow of nutrients to the tree.  My youngest daughter lived in this tree growing up and I'm sad to see it go. The apple … Continue reading Magnetic to bugs!

I’ll leave the weeds….

Solitary I was watering my flowers and decided to pull a few weeds out of my flower basket. As I watered I saw movement out of the corner of my eye.... A solitary frog had made his home in the dead weeds in my basket!  He hopped out when I pulled a weed and he was a … Continue reading I’ll leave the weeds….

Just some oddities!

  Cee's Odd Ball Challenge I found a few pictures that really don't fit anywhere so I thought this was a perfect place! For some reason I just thought this fire hydrant was lonely so I gave it some attention by taking its picture! This picture was a sneaky locust that climbed on my foot … Continue reading Just some oddities!

To prickle or not…

Prickle There are many things around my house that look deceiving on whether or not it will prick you if you touch it. A cactus... a rose thorn.. leaves from the cedar tree... or this fuzzy foxtail that is soft one way or prickly if rubbed the wrong way! So..to be prickled or not to … Continue reading To prickle or not…

Catch the sun

Glaring The glaring sun shining through the trees this morning, reminds me of when I used to play softball. Back then (not to long ago!), I wasn't allowed to wear sunglasses because the coach was afraid I would catch a ball in my face and break the glasses.  I can honestly say, that never happened! Coach … Continue reading Catch the sun