Tag Archives: autumn

Photo Challenge: Autumn’s Golds are Fleeting

Alas, Autumn’s golds are fleeting and too soon faded and fallen.  But, we are promised the return of the greens of Spring.

I had the whole sky in my eyes and it was blue and gold.
Albert Camus

Photo Challenge: Temporary  

 

Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Too Short a Date

To paraphrase the Bard, the Autumn of 2017 came with a lease that had too short a date.  Colors were muted and leaves fell early, leaving Michiganders (yep, that’s a word) yearning for the kaleidoscope of oranges, gold, and reds that we are used to.

So, in memory of prior autumns…

Photo Challenge, Waiting for Autumn: Monet and Me

Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.

Claude Monet

I’m not Monet by any means, but he is an inspiration for my photography.  I just try to convey, through light, my feeling for places in Nature.  This being the locale for my walk yesterday as summer begins to  bid a long farewell to Michigan.  We are waiting for autumn.

Photo Challenge:  Waiting  


Fleming Creek, Michigan, as summer wanes

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all who are celebrating!

I did not know until a few days ago that Thanksgiving as a national holiday in the U.S. originated through the persuasive efforts of an early American feminist (and author of the children’s song, “Mary Had a Little Lamb”)  During the Civil War, she convinced Abraham Lincoln to proclaim the customary holiday as a national day of Thanksgiving in the midst of those great trials.  And so we celebrate it today.

Kensington Park, Michigan

Kensington Park, Michigan