Tag Archives: winter

Winter Trees and a Spider

We have been having some unusual winter weather lately.   Warmer than normal (but of course still cool–it is January here in Iowa) and very wet. Walking on the lawn is an adventure.  The ground is frozen, but there is … Continue reading

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Snow

It is well into February and I am tired of the snow.  The weather forecast is for temperatures above freezing and sunny skies next week. I can hardly wait.

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A Winter’s Day

It is cold today and the wind just cuts through.  But I saw some geese in the water on Beaver Creek when I drove across the bridge.  I went back home and got my camera. The geese are not spooked … Continue reading

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Under the Weather

Our bird feeder is, as they say, a little under the weather. But another six weeks or so and winter will be gone.  

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Small Winter

We have had a winter that is too long for my tastes.  I want to find some bugs to take pictures of.  Or some flowers. But I found a log with lichens and some interesting patterns of melting ice instead. … Continue reading

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Winter Thaw

I am not such a big fan of winter–it is not really a good season for macro photography.  We have had several days in a row with high temperatures below freezing.  But today it got above 50 F.  So we … Continue reading

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Winter Macro Photography

Part of the reason I don’t like winter are the reduced opportunities for macro photography.  Sure, there is melting snow and lichens, but the bugs and flowers are gone.  Fortunately I can find some subjects inside the house, like this … Continue reading

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A Little Winter Color

I am not a big fan of winter, or at least I am not ready for it yet.  However, when we got a little snow today I walked around with my camera before I started clearing the driveway. Still, winter … Continue reading

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Winter Flies

I love a good mystery.  Maybe that is part of the reason I chase bugs. We have had some early winter weather.  For the last couple of weeks the daily high temperatures have been below freezing.  We had a little … Continue reading

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The Bluebirds are Gone

We had some snow here a few days ago.  It was early, and I am not really ready for it.  But the bluebirds are–they have been gone for some time. Their house will serve nicely for deer mice for the … Continue reading

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