flowers…Lilac’s up close.

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014 in Flowers | No Comments
flowers…Lilac’s up close.

You know you have a fascination with flowers and macro photography when you see something you want to see want to see it closer….just a tad closer….ok even closer.

Kennicott Mines ~ a ghost town with life

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Kennicott | 2 Comments
Kennicott Mines ~ a ghost town with life

August 1900, a couple of prospectors, spotted a green patch of hillside that looked like it would be good feeding for their pack horses. The green turned out to be part of a mountain of copper ore. Kennicott Glacier in the valley below the mine was named after Robert Kennicott, a naturalist who explored in Alaska […]

Tulip Glory

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Flora | No Comments
Tulip Glory

I love flowers, and the closer in the lens to see details – all the better. Nice to see whats right under our noses sometimes, and the beauty is in the details…forget the devil 🙂  

Fireweed ~ Alaskan native

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Fireweed ~ Alaskan native

Fireweed is an Alaskan ‘regular’, also known as Rosebay willow herb, can be seen in fields of color…It is an amazing plant with multiple uses ~ tea from the leaves, honey, candies and syrups and jellies. It is so hardy that is is often used to recolonize after fire or other land devastation…Me, I think […]

Living the Alaskan Adventure

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Alaska | No Comments

A few years ago I moved to Valdez, Alaska…and if you have never been here it is a small town on the edge of amazing…the wildlife is, well just everywhere and I get to see it all through the lens ~ how amazing is that! I am so lucky to be able to get into […]

Sunflower ~ Out of urban decay comes life.

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in South Carolina | No Comments
Sunflower ~ Out of urban decay comes life.

I love sunflowers, they are sunshine and life itself… A recent vacation took us to the East Coast, from New York, through 5 states. On one of many drives we pull into this small town ~ Georgetown, South Carolina, USA… I must admit I love historic towns (yeah something I am finding out now   […]