I live in Minnesota. Yes, the calendar says it’s Spring. However, Mother Nature doesn’t go by the calendar around here. When Punxatawney Phil comes out of his den on February 2 (Groundhog Day), everyone anxiously awaits whether there will be six more weeks of winter. Except Minnesotans. We all know there is ALWAYS at least six more weeks of winter. And then some.
When I left for work this morning, it was only 17 degrees outside. We do not have ANY green grass, buds on trees, leaves, etc. Nothing starts greening up around here until at least late April/early May. MAYBE. Yes, we have loooong winters. I maybe should’ve put Green toward the middle of the calendar as far as my challenge goes.
My sidekick and I were out and about on Saturday and we came across this cute antique sign in an antique store. It’s green, so I went with it. Makes me want to start a garden.
Looking forward to Spring pics this week. If I can find it anywhere….
Have a great week!
So I’m posting two weeks together tonight. The last couple of weeks have gotten the better of me. I even had Week 8 “Depth of Field” done several days before my “deadline” but wasn’t able to post.
Anyhoo, my daughter wasn’t feeling well and quite frankly rarely does, unfortunately. She suffers from several chronic illnesses, which is a blog post for another time. In the mean time, I brought her home some beautiful roses to cheer her up. I thought it was the perfect opportunity to get some great depth of field photos with my 85mm glass. My favorite lens!
Don’t you agree?
In Week 9, I had an idea of getting under a tree or some type of landscape situation for “From Below”. I fell behind in getting photos and last night gave me the opportunity I was looking for. We had some terrible thunderstorms last night and in fact, about 7 miles away a tornado touched down and did some damage. This panoramic photo was taken by my daughter with my iPhone 6+ from our deck. It was a weird weather night, and the earliest a tornado has been recorded in Minnesota history.
Still think global warning is a farce?
Next up this week: Books. Should be easy, as my house is full of them. However, I may venture out to see what I can find.
Have a great week everyone!