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Cat Assisted Look Back at Spring

Ultraviolet the Cat sits with me during almost all computer work now. She comes cooing and trilling, “urururururp,” “ooo ooo ooo eep” even before I’m fully seated. “Come on up, Sweetheart.” She jumps up, stands for a moment, moves around. … Continue reading

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Spring Fun with Colors, a Creek, and a Cat

Heavy rains made the water high and fast. The pictures don’t show how fast it really was. I used a camera setting I’ve never tried before, “parrot”. I’m trying some new stuff. I don’t know much about adjusting camera settings … Continue reading

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Tweaked Creek Ruffles Ultraviolet Cat

These photos were taken on the creek last year in spring. I messed with ’em in editing. Taken on several afternoons, now they mainly just look darker, making the colors richer but damping down the springy brightness. Ultraviolet Cat, our … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 Part 2; Creek, Forest, Remarks by Cat

Looking back to November 2017, to leaves long gone. The first two pictures are from the November 11th trek to the creek depicted in Part 1. Scan the first photo closely and you might see a red dot on the … Continue reading

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Fall 2017: Creek and Cat, Part 1

Fall is moving in fits and starts this year. It’s like we hardly noticed masses of colorĀ  crinkling and dropping off the trees, fast. But a few mature bright patches still linger around us, while farther up the road, we … Continue reading

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Wild Fall Color, Sussed Out by House Cat

From 2016, that is. A few leaves began to flare this August but somewhere along the way, our present fall stalled out, y’all. That’s not unusual, peak autumn here just might wait for November. There’s this one spot high in … Continue reading

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Eclipsed Sunlight; Cattitude by Ultraviolet

August 21, 2017. Our area had about 90% occlusion of sun by moon shadow, from about 11:59 AM to 2:57 PM, max coverage about 1:30 PM, CST. I didn’t photograph the eclipse itself, although we did view it through a … Continue reading

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