Monthly Archives: February 2011

Pink Camellias

The nearest condominium across the street has been occupied for a while now, and I noticed yesterday that the occupants are packing the car, snowbirds preparing to fly back North.  I also noticed the camellia bush next to their front … Continue reading

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New Growth

All kinds of new growth here on the Island; new leaves, new flowers, even new alligators!  That’s right, we now have a third alligator along with the million turtles in our two little lakes here in Inverness Village.  They are … Continue reading

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Can’t be far away, can it?  Only a month, by the calendar, and even less judging by the blooming pear and peach trees along I-26 and I-95 here in SC.  Yesterday we completed another quick overnight trip to Hickory, to … Continue reading

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Family Snapshots

I’ve added the new category of Family Snapshots on the menu bar above.  Click on the category to see slide shows of family snapshot images.  Initially, these consist of two shows, one of snapshots taken during Jacob, Peter, and Amy’s … Continue reading

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The Alligators are back!

The alligators are back!  We’ve been watching and waiting to see whether the “Do not feed the alligators” signs were real or just marketing hype, and finally we now know.  The gators are real, and the warm weather has brought … Continue reading

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Sea Fog Warning

Weather warning last night for the Island: dense sea fog is approaching from offshore; driving will be hazardous with severely reduced visibility.  Combined with the full moon, this made for a fairly exciting combination which I had never experienced, so … Continue reading

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Historic Savannah

We spent some time yesterday exploring historic Savannah, walking a few of the many squares in the district near the waterfront of this old city.  The National Park Service of the US Department of the Interior designated the Savannah Historic … Continue reading

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Sunset Silhouette

Sunsets are beautiful here on the East coast, just as they are in the mountains and perhaps on the West coast as well.  This sunset last night caught my eye because of the beautiful cloud formations and especially because of … Continue reading

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CNPA Afterglow

I returned from the CNPA Annual Meeting full of ideas for improving my photography from landscape to macro.  The hotel was comfortable, the surroundings were beautiful, especially at night, and the meeting rooms were adequate although our group of 440 … Continue reading

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CNPA Annual Meeting

I’m off today to attend the Annual Meeting of the Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association at the Hilton Charlotte University Place.  This will be my first annual meeting for this group even though I’ve been a member of CNPA for several … Continue reading

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