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Photo of the Week Dec 2 2018

This week my photo is a little more of a current event type picture. Tornadoes sprang up all around central Illinois last night. This is a snap of one of the cells as it past near the west side of Springfield. A hole opened in … Continue readingPhoto of the Week Dec 2 2018

Photo of the Week Nov 25 2018

My wife has always told me that when you see a cardinal it is someone from heaven coming to say hi. If that’s true we have been getting a lot of heavenly visitors lately. The male cardinals really stand out in winter. They tend to … Continue readingPhoto of the Week Nov 25 2018

Photo of the Week Nov 18 2018

The sun was almost down when I grabbed my camera and headed out. These frozen drops of rain on a tree limb caught my eye and I managed to get this picture before the sun disappeared completely.  

Photo of the Week Nov 11 2018

This is another shot of last weeks sunrise. I love the reflection of the light in the water pooled in the fore ground.

Photo of the Week Nov 4 2018

A chilly morning in early November. I drove up the road a little ways to get away from the trees so I could see the sun rise. There was a haze of light fog hanging in the low areas that helped to make a beautiful … Continue readingPhoto of the Week Nov 4 2018

Photo of the Week Oct 28 2018

Not much of a chance to get out with the camera this week but I did manage to catch this cardinal under the feeder.

Photo of the Week Oct 21 2018

The cardinals have recovered from molt and are looking good for winter. The colder weather has them very active near the feeders. The cardinal was selected by school children in 1929 to be the state bird in Illinois. It is also the state bird of … Continue readingPhoto of the Week Oct 21 2018

Photo of the Week Oct 14 2018

The goldfinches are back to their winter colors. I see a bright one every once in a while but mostly just these. They still brighten the day.

Photo of the Week Oct 7 2018

Harvest moon from two weeks ago. In black and white.

Photo of the Week Sept 30 2018

I haven’t been seeing the goldfinch’s much lately. There must be plenty of food available. This one kept looking at me like, ‘ You going to fill this up or what?’