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Seeing Things in the Creek; Commentary by Bud the Cat

The un-retouched photos from a walk on the creek reveal how we might “see things” there. This shadow always looks humanoid, and comes festooned with riffles, dazzles and leaves. Who all’s out there? Who or what? Casual personification along the … Continue reading

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Who Turned Fauvist Painters Loose at the Creek?

We walked through the forest down to the creek in glaring sunlight and, yowie, it looks like Les Fauves have been there, painting over parts of our fall creek scenery. We spooked ’em, they must have dropped loaded brushes and … Continue reading

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Autumn Seeping

September, in a forest of closely packed trees. Still no large swaths of color. Examining the canopy, I found a strange little place where two tree species converge, branches crossing and interweaving. The pine tree is closest to me, the … Continue reading

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Enough About the Creek, Already!

So says my disgruntled Editing Cat, Bud. But Budster, I’ve gone back and worked out a geography of highlights in the 2015 autumn pictures. Phsssst! (That’s what he’s thinking.) Starring details of prior posts are seen within, or close by, … Continue reading

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Creek Walks, Year’s End, Surprise Frog, Helpful Cat

Seeking the last autumn brightness, I looked back at October 2015 pictures. I wanted to feast on prismatic waters and bent sunrays. Instead of posting only December pics here, first we’ll go back to some peak leaf radiance to help … Continue reading

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Blue Skies in December; Sweetgum, Pine, Cat

A few colorful leaves stayed on, and warm days lingered; a long-lasting autumn actually isn’t unusual at our southeastern US latitude. We had all the outdoor decorations we needed. The forest would not let me go, the treetops kept me … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak Light of Autumn, Part 2; Trees, Cats, Critters

Sweetgum in the Sky, October. More sweetgum later, but first we move back in time. There’s no photo editing in this post, not even the cat pictures. The light actually changes sometime in August, while we’re still all summery. We’re … Continue reading

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