Archive for December, 2009

Horsing Around



Today after Cross Country Skiing with Mike we headed to take photos of horses in snow. It was a lovely day and felt like Christmas. It was my first time on skis fitted to me. I had been frightened to go out alone and Mike came with to the Blueberry Ridge Pathway on County Road 553. Then visiting these horses after our ski-day felt like candy-icing on cookies!

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I went on a recovery walk today. Not my usual 10k run. Why? I have been afflicted with some sort of intestinal distress with pain over my gall bladder. It will be after the holidays before I know what is up. So for now I watch my food and my activity. I rest. I walk. I capture images. Not too different from a usual day (wink).

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Went hunting with my camera and found this healthy, and very fat, eight point buck. The winter is early but Naturalists and the DNR are predicting a hard winter and a significant impact to the Upper Peninsula Deer herd. It is a good thing the trees were heavy with apples this year. It certainly helped fatten the herd.

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Taken on Presque Ilse at sunset. Normally a migraine would have sent me to a dark room for relief. But today I was drawn by light, the angle, the tone and hue.

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I started a Minus 0 set at Flickr in honor of our first cold day of December. I took this photo while travelling between schools. I was the orchestra teacher at the Middle School and High School today. I quickly drove to the lake shore took less than 2 dozen shots. I have played with the post processing of these shots tonight. Check out the whole set if you like–as the nite goes on more may make it up.

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