Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Header Challenge - Winter snow

 Foot prints in the snow

Snow or winter was my choice and Old Man Winter brought us plenty. This was the biggest snow storm of the past few years and the cold stayed around to keep it white
 Afternoon shadows

 Snow and clouds ahead

 I tried to give it away

Thursday, February 4, 2016

After the snow storm

 Our skies changed after the snow storm to end January and begin February.

Header Challenge - In the Kitchen

Marianne's approach to cooking is prepare ahead of time! (And her stuff is better tasting than the store store  bought.) So we have lots of meals in the freezer, ready to thaw and reheat. Above roasted beets cut up and ready to freeze. Below the jars cooling (September 2015)

Banana muffins - a must have when the grandsons are coming. (October 2015)

 Apples to make apple sauce. (October 2015)

 I peal and core with this gadget,

 Marianne slices and spices.

 Cooked apples ready to crush into sauce. My header shows the pair of crock pots we had going.

Christmas cookies and pumpkin bars (December, 2015)

Taco and baked potato soups on the stove (January, 2016)
and the potato soup in the freezer.

Thanks love, for all the good stuff you make!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Header Challenge - Shadows

Subject chosen by Mac. Old man winter dropped about 18 inches of 
white snow, then brought the sun out to make some great shadows.

Shadows looking up the hill - this one taken from a slightly different angle than my header.

Caught this squirrel hurrying across the snow in the shadow of the tree. It is the header on Lew's pics.
And finally, a cat on the end of the fence.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Our World - Snow covered

The east coast blizzard dropped 18 to 20 inches of the white stuff around or house. It started late afternoon Jan. 22 and snowed for about 36 hours. Schools are still closed and people are still digging out. We can now get out, but have no good excuse to leave. 

Friday, January 22, 2016

Sky Watch - Blizzard of 2016

The blizzard began this afternoon with light snow and trucks ready to plow and treat the roads. Friday evening we have 2-3 inches and a little wind. Snow is expected  to continue until Sunday morning and the high winds will arrive Saturday. A total of 2 feet is expected. I will update with more images tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Header Challenge - B&W photos

Our challenge was to post black and white photos. My camera does not have a true b&w feature. It does have a feature that allows converting a color image to monochrome and my header was converted inside the camera.

I captured this roofers finishing a job in the late afternoon with almost no color in the white house and late afternoon shadows. The foggy morning sun and bare trees also resulted in a b&w  image.

These three were converted to b&w with Photoshop