Sunday, February 28, 2010

Sunny weather

Spring-like temps this afternoon. A good day to climb the trails of Camel's Back. (Enlarge the photo to see the people taking in the view from the top)

Will March come in like a lion or a lamb?

Friday, February 26, 2010

Marking time

We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
~~ Jeremy Irons

Wednesday, February 24, 2010


I wonder what the other sign says....

Monday, February 22, 2010


We've had some amazing clouds lately.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Bare trees of winter warmed by the sunset.

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The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
~ Thomas Jefferson

Monday, February 15, 2010

Sky watching

Magnificent cumulus clouds around sunset.

If you look carefully, you'll see a person sitting on a fence watching the sky.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

For Valentine's Day

Tulips in the morning
tulips in the park
but the tulips I like best
are the two-lips in the dark
~ Unknown

Hope Cupid has been good to you this weekend. :)

Thursday, February 11, 2010


As seen early one morning on the way to work.

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And it's early in the morning
so early in the morning

it's early in the morning

and I ain't got nothin' but the blues...

~ Harry Nilsson

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Water music

Taken from a bridge that crosses a creek at the Nature Center. The gentle rushing sound of the creek is always soothing to me.

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Water Music

The words are a beautiful music.
The words bounce like in water.

Water music,
loud in the clearing

off the boats,
birds, leaves.

They look for a place
to sit and eat--

no meaning,
no point.

~ Robert Creeley

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Sunday sunset

End of another weekend. Dinner out, special coffee, discussions, music, walks, playing piano. Not quite ready for Monday yet....

Even tho I'm not much on football, I'm glad the Saints won the Superbowl. About time for some good news for New Orleans.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Liquid jewels

Rainy here this morning. When I looked up raindrops, I learned this from a science site:

Raindrops are not tear-shaped. Very small raindrops are nearly spherical As raindrops increase in size, they become flattened at the bottom due to air resistance. The largest raindrops split into smaller raindrops due to air resistance.

After the storm, drops hung like little round jewels from branches, leaves, and vines.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Designing ice

The lily pond in winter at the Nature Center.

Designs that occur naturally fascinate me, as do the multiple systems in nature and how they all interweave.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Balancing act

Lots of geese around right now. In fact, while driving by the Capitol building today, traffic was stopped, waiting for two geese who were shuffling from one side of the street to the other.

But wait. Maybe they weren't really geese. Maybe they were two of our legislators in disguise trying to escape nasty budget hearings, or perhaps a legislator and a lobbyist heading out for a drink and some "conversation."

One thing is clear; it would be easier to sleep balanced on one leg than to balance the state budget this year.

Monday, February 01, 2010

A little sunshine...

...for a Monday.

Wonder what the weather will bring tomorrow for Groundhog Day? Will spring come soon? Or will we have more winter? What will Punxsutawney Phil predict?