Translucent blossoms from a Waltana apple tree. This is not how they appear in nature. It’s how I think of them.
Amazing! Even at Thanksgiving, roses are still blooming in my front yard. As I recall, some bloomed every month of the prior year.
The leaves are starting to go …
Lion’s Head Maple in full color
Steve, Pam, and I were off to a high water showing of the Rough & Ready Creek near Cave Junction, OR, in January of this year. Most of the year, there is barely a trickle of water here.
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I’ve been working on this technique for several months. It’s a combination of Lightroom for getting the photograph tuned, Corel Painter to fashion the image, and Photoshop to fine tune the final image. I’m really excited how well this turned out. All the planets must have been aligned just the right way. Click image for larger view.
With a sense of forboding, Pam, Steve, and I ventured into the forest where we found this spring. Thankfully, it was quite pleasant.
In 2004, dear friends took us to Chenies Manor House. Most wonderful gardens.