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The Heartbreak Light of Autumn, Part 1; The Creek, with Cat

Some of my favorite creek pictures this year were of the snagged leaves above. All creek and forest pics are straight out of the camera, no editing; only the cat picture is doctored, although the cat did help edit the … Continue reading

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Looking for Bugs . . .

in all the wrong places (1). ¬†Bugs we’ve seen who park upon, attach themselves to, squeeze into, and otherwise make use of non-natural spaces. Cicada Emerging at Night – Note they’re much more colorful at this stage, than when they … Continue reading

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Wisteria Storm, I Lose Track of Spring, Always Cats

The early days. The elegance of a single strand: With a bonus bumblebee: *Gasp* at the wisteria! After an off year when it was near nonexistent. I’ve heard it isn’t too good for the trees but they seem fine. The … Continue reading

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Cat in Winter Sun

Our big Bud cat, ace sunsoaker, wants to be the headline for a change. He’s tired of being at the tail-end of posts about the creek, or art, or whatever. Here, impossibly handsome Bud basks in some January rays, on … Continue reading

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Wintry Creek at High Water; One Smug Cat

An all night rain amounting to about four inches put every area waterway into flood stage. I decided to come out of hibernation long enough to get some pictures, even though I don’t much like winter. On January 4th, 2015, … Continue reading

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Leaves Flare; Creek Reflects; Cats Snuggle

In the southeast US deciduous leaves say “So long” to chlorophyll as late as mid-November. Trees slowly add some reds, oranges, and golds to the remaining greens; the water grabs any hue that heads its way, and voila! Radiant bands … Continue reading

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Summer Sun on the Creek; Bugs, a Lizard, Cats, More

Looking back at the leafy months, I’m drawn to the shiny stuff like a crow would be, at the creek when afternoon sun turns water into neon, the greens in the light. Sparkles: Creeky views, with the banks and the … Continue reading

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Spring: Creek, Flowers, Critters

Chilly air really stuck around this year; that’s odd. I went to the stream only a week or so back, for a warm, gala evening. Colors are back on the water. They’re more muted than in the creek photos from … Continue reading

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Tornado, Upcoming 3rd Anniversary

April 27, 2011 Aeolus on a Tear My husband took this photo about two weeks after. We no longer know the exact location. The whole town still talks about it at gatherings, and in store checkout lines. Sometimes I can’t … Continue reading

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Meow Writing Fest Becoming Book; Cats Respond With Purrs and Trills

This purring guy is Bud, a presence in the book. Lanky, cranky, and imposing, Bud’s taken over as feline editor and he’s had a heavy paw in the writing. Mostly, he wants readers to know he’s a big fella, in … Continue reading

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