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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Out of Autumn and Straight into Winter!

Well,
I am slowly catching up to the seasons...

This blogpost will show you some photos I took at the end of last Autumn
and straight into the beginning of last winter in the U.P.



Late fall pine needles, awaiting their blanket of snow:





A twisted tree knot in its bed of fallen autumn leaves:





 


Doves checking out the first snowfall on the apple trees:






 

This apple didn't get a chance to ripen and fall to the ground
before we had gotten our first storm:






To me, cemeteries look so forlorn and lonely
in the winter!:

(But I LOVE that old gate there!)




 
Someone looked particularly gorgeous
against the white snow, though:



He is saying: "I KNEW I should have flown south like my other bird friends! Dang it!":



Sometimes the snow comes so fast, all of the leaves don't have a chance to fall off first, either:



But that's okay...
because it gives us photographers something to do
that we really, REALLY love!

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4 comments:

Country Gal said...

Beautiful photos . but to be honest right now I am loving our spring ! Winter is great for photos but thats about all for me lol Have a great day !

Sandra said...

that first one is natures fireworks! love it! and the gate is awesome.

Debbie Lo said...

All of the photos were beautiful. I thought the knot in the tree looked like a duck's head. Really cool.

Did you guys get snow up there again over the weekend? I wish spring would make up its mind, darn it!

Have a nice day!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Much as I don't want to think winter by now,these pictures are beautiful.The Blue Jay in the snow is awesome.

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