My Favorite Color Is Sunset

When a ray of sunlight peeks through your window and gently taps you on the shoulder longing for you to turn around and take notice. It did not want me to miss out tonight.

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Birds Of A Feather: Blue Jay

  At first when I spotted this Blue Jay fly up to this nest, I assumed the nest belonged to it and it was setting up housekeeping for the winter. I watched it perch itself around the twigs of the nest as it was bobbing its head in and out of the nest. When the […]

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Well, That’s Just Super: Supermoon December 3, 2017

  When the “Full Cold Moon” rises on Sunday night (Dec. 3) it will also mark the first (and last) “supermoon” of 2017. Supermoons happen when a full moon approximately coincides with the moon’s perigee, or a point in its orbit at which it is closest to Earth. This makes the moon appear up to […]

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November, 27, 2017: Sunset at 4:21 PM (Central Time)

 With daylight saving time in full effect, the sun sets really earlier around here. Today’s sunset happened at 4:21 p.m.  I ran outside to capture a couple of photos of nature’s beautiful sun kissed brush strokes. Here’s one I captured of yesterday’s sunset in Oakbrook, Illinois. (Taken with my iPhone 7.)

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The Land of Fall Leaves and Sand: Indiana Dunes State Park

‘Why has it taken me so long to come here?’ was my initial thought once I arrived and drove around the Indiana Dunes State Park. If memory serves me right (questionable at times), I had not been here since I was a teenager for a 4th of July picnic with my family, dare I say […]

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Indiana Dunes State Park Pavilion

The historic Indiana Dunes State Park Pavilion was constructed in 1929-30. It is an iconic representation of the park’s early history and use. It once contained a fine-dining restaurant. Over the years, its functionality has changed, and the DNR has been unable to adequately fund interior restoration and maintenance. A small concession operates during summer, […]

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Foggy Morning: Backyard, Indiana

The result of being up at 4:00 AM on a rainy foggy morning due to Daylight Savings Time and a lingering cold.  Bundled up and headed outside for a quick photo op. The weather has been very mild for October and early November, I even found my next door neighbor’s bush still blooming flowers.   […]

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