Archive for the 'On This Date' Category

Did Someone Mention a Nuthatch?

This was fun. Thanks for following along.

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Dessert

I spent 12/31/2007 playing with my new camera. I took it to the post office, where I photographed falling snow. We watched Joan as she cooked & cleaned up. I set up the tripod and snapped pix of finches. (I also photographed that setup, using my pocket cam.) I photographed cardinals, too. And a nuthatch.

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Framed

These days the park’s rather more developed than it was in 2006. But it’s still a place with interesting ruins.

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Sunrise

This photograph’s the December image for the calendar I made for friends and family members this year, so they’ll find it familiar. Except my printer added a whole bunch of orange to the mix.

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Grapes

Ten years ago today my Nikon D300 arrived. I shot the traditional photos of Joan and Taffy–Oreo, too. I got some (lousy) pictures of the Christmas tree ornaments. Then I wandered around the house taking images of things on shelves and walls.

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Tracks

Joan’s gone to work. Some cat’s come to visit.

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Sarah Reading Her Cards

Not sure why, but odd lighting is pretty common in my 12/26 set, regardless of where we hold Sarah’s party. I’m frankly amazed that this photo worked.

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Joy!

This photo was taken at the Bennett family Christmas party, held at Sarah’s place in 2014.

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Do Notice the Bird

We did laundry at a (chaotic) local laundromat, then got our power back around mid-day. We checked out of the hotel, unhooked Joan’s brother’s generator, and finished preparing for Christmas.

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Bridge Street Bridge, Portland, Michigan

So ignore the modern cars and the 1990 footings. Pretend it’s 1905 and travel back in time.

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