Monday, December 22, 2014

December photo project - First day of Winter

A walk around & about Bass Lake on a very foggy first day of Winter

Cloud shrouded island

 Pond upstream from Bass Lake

Small rock wall across the pond

Bridge at the small pond


Heart Ponds

Beaver dam on Bass Lake

Another view of the beaver dam


Sunday, December 21, 2014

December photo project - Solstice edition

We took a trip to Grandfather Mountain via Linville Gorge to celebrate the Solstice. Our first stop was Wiseman's View, where it was so foggy you could couldn't see much. 

You can just make out the Linville River below through the fog.

Cliffs are barely visible behind Barrie.

We the joined Edwin for a solstice hike up Grandfather Mountain, greeting the Solstice at 6:03 from the Boone Bowl. 

Barrie and Edwin on the trail up Grandfather.

Edwin scampering on the rocks with winter nigh. 

Monday, December 15, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

December photo project - Day 7

Ellie in front of the tree with her toy squirrel. We have a "puppy tree" this year - no lights or decorations on the bottom puppy zone.

December photo project - Day 6

Dawn in the neighborhood, looking northeast from the backyard

Monday, December 1, 2014

December photo project - Day 1

Ah, the darkening days of December. What better time for a daily photo project? Or near's round one for your viewing pleasure. Barrie bought a gorgeous bouquet for the Thanksgiving holidays. I lit it with a flashlight in the otherwise dark kitchen this morning and here you go: