Monthly Archives: April 2012

To the Backyard – again

We battle the raccoons every day. We have to keep bungee cords over the trash lids, even that doesn’t work all of the time, they are quite clever about pulling the cords off the cans. Turns out that the little rascals get to the cans by entering the backyard on the opposite side of the […]

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Chris - April 22, 2012 - 1:30 pm

As long as they don’t get into the attic, you’re good to go, huh? Cute little things but they sure can get mean sometimes. Maybe you should set out some cat kibbles for them & then they’ll leave the trash cans alone?

Walkabout in King’s Dominion

Took some of the neighborhood kids (and ours) to King’s Dominion. The day was actually quite spectacular: low 70s, no crowds, no lines! The weather was supposed to be lousy and that’s probably why people stayed away. In fact, the storm clouds began to gather in the afternoon which you can see in one of […]

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Chris - April 22, 2012 - 1:28 pm

I fail to understand why people get a thrill out of scaring themselves half to death! I must be a real wimp!

Flowers and a Bee and…

I haven’t been out in a few days and so walked out to the overgrown front yard and took some opportunity shots. The first is one of a rose on some sort of bush. What was really fascinating about this was the teeny, tiny, barely visible spider webs on the flower! You really must closely […]

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Chris - April 22, 2012 - 1:27 pm

Someday when I win the lottery, I’m gonna get a camera that will take close ups like yours! I think the macro function on this dumb Nikon I’ve got has gone south. Love the BEE!! Such a beautiful clear snap!! Have to admit I’m having a bit of trouble finding the teensy spider web. Probably my eyes! Gorgeous rosebud, though. Looks like a First Prize rose.

And one more from FDR

Actually, this is a crop of one of the others. In part of the Memorial, there is a line of men. Probably a food kitchen line but could be a jobs line. I guess that the line is very popular for folks to stand in and have their pictures taken. I watched these young ladies […]

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debby - April 14, 2012 - 9:10 pm

Ok,I made it to the website! The photo is great. I liked the ones below with closeup face and finger. Very good. If you need a film camera that works let me know . I can mail you one!Take care!

Chris - April 14, 2012 - 2:59 pm

It’s pretty but I liked the original better.

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