Sunday, January 31, 2010

Through the trees


At the lake again, having fun with the shadows of trees.
"Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings" Psalms 17:8

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Aspen trees - another angle



These aspen trees truly are tall. They are reaching high in unison creating a nice symposium and a haven for birds to rest. "For great is your love, reaching to the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies." (Psalms 57:10)

Friday, January 29, 2010

Aspen trees


Up behind Copper Basin there is a group of Aspen trees that stand tall. The elevation and other conditions seem to be just right for them there..."The waters nourished it, deep springs made it grow tall; their streams flowed all around its base and sent their channels to all the trees of the field." (Ezekiel 31:4)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Unusual day at the Lake


Having the clouds in the background is like having a chorus singing a song.."And the LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground — trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food." (Genesis 2:9)

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

And so Does the Water Flow


Never ceasing to amaze at the beauty of a flowing brook after a storm calms down... "As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater.." (Isaiah 55:10)

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Flowing stream


So - now our streams are flowing and will continue to flow for awhile as the snow melts off the mountains. "He draws up the drops of water, which distill as rain to the streams.." Job 36:27

Monday, January 25, 2010

Snow

After the recent big storm our mountains are covered with snow.
"He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes." Psalms 147:16

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Aspen Trees - Carving


Carved on a tree.. "I held him and would not let him go till I had brought him to my mother's house, to the room of the one who conceived me." Song of Solomon 3:4

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Storm is moving in


The storm of the decade has been visiting our neighborhood. "I would hurry to my place of shelter,far from the tempest and storm.Confuse the wicked, O Lord, confound their speech, for I see violence and strife in the city." Psalms 55:8-9

Friday, January 22, 2010

More Contrast


Shadows of trees against snow. "If you come across a bird's nest beside the road, either in a tree or on the ground, and the mother is sitting on the young or on the eggs, do not take the mother with the young." (Deuteronomy 22:6)

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Beyond and Beyond


The views in Prescott at times are - needless to say - inspiring... How many mountains do you think you can climb in a day? HAH! Make sure you got plenty of water with you.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Contrast


Snow and shade...with dark barren trees..

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Always something


It doesn't matter what you do in life there is always something..just admit nobody's perfect. I know I definitely am not. Just as you think you got the trail all figured out there is another new bird staring right at you. You need to decide whether it is a friend or a foe?

Monday, January 18, 2010

New Week


It is a new week. I sure hope and pray that the people in Haiti are getting expeditious care. I'll do what I can.. Life can be overwhelming sometimes.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Track


This animal track is from a high elevation in a very rural area where there were no human tracks around and there are lots of deer. My guess is it is a track of a mountain lion, (also called cougar, puma, catamount, and panther) which is the largest cat native to North America. It looked like it had jumped off the bank of the snow unto the dirt, which would explain the claw marks as well.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Golden Eye


He is the "James Bond" of the birds.. although the mallards consider him to be a real underdog. This morning as I walked along the shore it looked as if the bird was patrolling - he was cruising back and forth checking me out as I was taking pics of him. I had a bag of cracked corn with me so I told him "come on lets go" ..and as I walked along the shore and kept glancing behind me: this Golden Eye was following me and had recruited a female mallard with him as well.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Rocks and Clouds


Clouds are quite rare here in AZ. So, when they appear I like to take advantage of them and celebrate them. Rocks, on the other hand, are common...but not in order..

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Portait of Geese



No - Turn your head a little more to the right... little more.. HOLD IT! good. And then I took this picture. The geese finally co-operated.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

My Honey the Scout



My husband helps me to spot different focus points to photograph as we hike together.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Bright Day



At Lynx Lake

Monday, January 11, 2010

Shadows and Lights



Nature's art gallery..

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Shadows



Sun casting shadows through the trees

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Frozen clay



A paw print in a frozen clay.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Eagle


I love this bird. He is the most awesome bird in the world. The eagle.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Landing


A Mallard is getting ready to make a splash onto the water.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Common golden eye


Th ducks are snobbing the little guy..."we don't associate with him..he is a little "different"

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Canoeing on the Lake


A nice afternoon for someone...take your canoe and enjoy the lake.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Lynx Lake South Side



View from Lynx Lake South Side. It seems that each time I visit the lake the lighting is different and gives me the pleasure to capture another view and another perspective of the scenery. It is hard to grow tired of it. I am trying.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Through the Oak trees


I see the lake

Saturday, January 2, 2010

My New Year Card for clients and friends



Two ordinary trees in the sun and some ducks flying..

Friday, January 1, 2010

Auld Lang Syne

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My Husband on the accordian...me singing Auld Lang Syne...

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