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Miscellaneous cool pix...

Quite a hodge podge we have here...but mostly pictures of outdoorsy stuff, located in the tricounty area. (The hodgepodge of outdoorsy stuff outside of the tricounty area is located in Travel.)

20200409

Chionodoxa, beautiful star-eyes... 09apr2020

 
20170925

final collection of mushrooms... 25sep2017

 
20170915

More mushies from my hike on the Sand Hills Quiet area. 15sep2017

 
20170913

Mushrooms with burgundy red spots 13sep2017

 
20170911

Orange mushrooms are cool looking. 11sep2017

 
20160530

Dogwood necklace in lampwork & leather cord. 30may2016

 
20150924

Finally decided it was time to post this image of sunflowers from 2011. 24sep2015

 
20141218

In which I go on a xmas light bike tour 18dec2014

 
20200113

2014 autumn photography 13jan2020

 
20140825

swallowtail on echinacea:index for butterfly pix (esp swallowtail). Goodie—now I have a collection of free-to-use reference images (& so do you, these are CC-licensed for mix/share/reuse) 25aug2014

 
20131108

Norway maples make a beautiful carpet of golden leaves. 08nov2013

 
20130730

hachidori—hummingbirds—sort of shot in my garden. 30jul2013

 
20120518

Calla lilies.

 
20120502

Shot a purple rhodie at the peony garden at Nichols a year. Now they're blooming again, so here 'tis. 02may2012

 
20101021

Autumn photo of milkweed pods—the swamp variety, I believe. Originally posted 21oct10

 
20101019

These heart shaped leaves encompass the two opposing facets of the season for me: glorious golden light—symbolic of life; yet they also presage the death—or dormancy, at least—of winter. 19oct2010

 
20151009

Some pretty pink flower I shot on the mystic date of 101010... 09oct2015

 
20101010

this photo of a fringed gentian is my entry for 10/10/10.

 
20100910

I shoot a butterfly at matthaei during labor day weekend. 10sep2010

 
20100827

Some of Grand Rapids wonderful decorative elements—to wit, a neptune head carving on a downtown building

 
20100527

In my quest to shoot white flowers (& learn to use my new camera), I practiced on these clovers.

 
20100527

Shot these purple edged white iris on my way to the post office.

 
20200413

2010 pix of peas & purple loosestrife recycle an old 2010 page 13apr2020

 
20100105

It's cold out there:) 3 pix of ice crystal formations on our windows;) 05jan2010

 
20091226

I took this picture of a snowflake (or crystal) with my new xmas toy , one of those bendy-ball mini-tripods. Originally posted 26dec09. 26dec2009

 
20090505

I shot this house with the gorgeous asian-inspired garden at the height of spring flowering tree bloom —my very most favorite time of year. Originally posted 05may09 05may2009

 
20090425

I managed to make the sunrise ride again, and since the weather was splendid, I'm glad I did. Originally posted 25apr09. 25apr2009

 
20081029

Beautiful dawn bike ride, perhaps the first of the season . Originally posted 29oct08 29oct2008

 
20080614

Beautiful pink ladyslippers . Local if that means ``within the region covered by the RTP field guide for midwestern flowers...'' Originally posted 14jun08. 14jun2008

 
20151005

A dichro green bug is brilliant against a saturated red flower. Recycled an old 2002 image on an old 2008 page 30mar2014 and finally posted it 05oct2015

 
20080111

Photograph of a local river, taken shortly after the new year. Originally posted 11jan08. 11jan2008

 
20070824

One of the very few remaining northern Civil War barracks. Interiors only. Originally posted 24aug07 24aug2007

 
20061128

Grevy's? zebra 28nov2006

 
20060625

Pintos and paints , plus sappy sentimentalizing over childhood toys. Yes, these two utterly disparate topics are related . Created and posted 25jun06, though some of the pix date from jun04. 25jun2006

 
20060527

Included really only for completeness' sake. 27may06 27may2006

 
20051209

Though this picture was taken in Jan05 I didn't get around to posting it till 09dec05. 09dec2005

 
20051201

Two pictures of the Huron river taken during the height of fall color—one very close to sunrise, 05nov06 . file created 30nov05 01dec2005

 
20050925

Another AABTS ride, to remember Charlotte Marcotte who was killed while cycling during aabts Saturday ride earlier this year. posted 25sep05 25sep2005

 
20050908

Maybury Park is one of the tri-county (it's right where Wayne, Washtenaw and Oakland counties intersect) area's hidden gems . 05sept05 08sep2005

 
20050614

Architectural element, e.g. a cool vintage sign posted 14jun05 14jun2005

 
20050612

Nichols Arboretum's glorious peony field . 12jun05 12jun2005

 
20050605

Many pictures of poppies taken during a June aabts ride. 05jun05 05jun2005

 
20050519

Celebrating the 2005 A2 Book Fair with a post about a fabulous tour during the 2004 event 19may2005

 
20050524

Oooh, a variation on one of my fave color combos, Lime and lilac (created 19may05; posted 24may) 24may2005

 
20050517

Two houses showing typical eyebrow dormers . Created 14may05 17may2005

 
20050510

Yes, wooden clapboard has to be painted. But paint comes in so many more interesting colors than vinyl...created 05may05 10may2005

 
20050508

My very first pictures taken with my new digital Nikon coolpix 8400 . Created 2005may03 08may2005

 
20050503

Ruminations arising from the 2005 Metro Grand Spring (bicyle) Tour. 03may2005

 
20050211

People who ride in temperatures below 32d Farenheit are allowed to call themselves icebikers—even if they only do it once or twice a year. (And, yes, there really are people who do this regularly. Some of them live in places like Alaska, too.) 11feb2005

 
20040830

Did I mention bikes are great for taking pix of flowers? 30aug2004

 
20040817

Bikes are great for taking pix of flowers 17aug2004

 
20171004

flowers shot a decade ago... 04oct2017

 
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