A common sight in the summer

The daylily is a common sight during the summer in the midwest. They bloom through July and August. Originating in China, they were taken to Europe and then eventually to North America. The original orange has been bread with other plants and they can now … Continue readingA common sight in the summer

Moon from June 2nd 2020

Starting tomorrow, June 4th, the moon will be full until sometime on Sunday. This full moon is known as the Strawberry Moon. I usually prefer to photograph the moon when it isn’t full so the craters stand out better, but if it’s clear I will … Continue readingMoon from June 2nd 2020

Indigo Bunting

These buntings are around a lot but I rarely get a chance to photograph one. This one was kind enough to pose near my front porch so I could get a few shots. It’s really colorful when these are around at the same time as … Continue readingIndigo Bunting

Come to Me

I’ve been putting scripture on some of my photos lately. This is my latest. I’ve also made them available for purchase as downloads directly from this site.

Finally saw the moon

All the rainy and cloudy weather lately has kept the moon hidden. Last night was finally clear enough to get a good shot of this not quite full moon.

Busy Bunnies

These guys have been busy all around the yard lately. Every time I look out there are three or four out there. It won’t be long and they will be joined by their babies.

February Sunrise

Finally got a chance at a decent sunrise on Friday. It was taken on the west side of Springfield on my way to work.

February Sunrise

Finally after all the days of gloomy weather! Starting February with a beautiful sunrise.

Red Bellied Woodpecker

There are a lot of these around but they are kind of shy. I looked up some information about them and found out the oldest known red bellied was over 12 years old. I had no idea birds lived that long.

Three in a Row

This is the third titmouse photo in a row, but they are fun to photograph. They have become one of my favorite birds. Almost always around the feeders, they fly in and out and jump around constantly.