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I have to return the 70-200mm lens I had rented tomorrow. The weddings are over, and I won’t see it again til the next one! Jeremy bought me an awesome new camera bag for Christmas. It can hold everything, including two bodies, all five of the lenses I like to use for events, including the big white beast, the 70-200mm.

To break in the bag, we took a walk despite the cold, to McDaniel Farm Park. It;s one of the few places where you can check out some interesting birds and animals as well as enjoy the natural peace you can’t find in a typical urban park with baseball fields, loud children or numerous adults. We don’t frequent it as much anymore, with life just sweeping us down  many different paths lately, but it was still the same. Quiet, with little live treasures everywhere  to capture with my lens.

Woodpecker

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I could barely even see these two from where i was standing.

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The day after tomorrow, it’s supposed to get down into the low single digits here in Duluth. That’s nearly unheard of! There’s also a chance of snow which for a good chunk of georgians means buying a years supply of bread and milk.

Jeremy and I are hoping to capture a few flurries, and in the event of an actual snow, walk to the park and indulge in some very rare southern snow scenes. :) WIsh us luck!

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McDaniel Farm Park

 

Yesterday, Jeremy and I, along with my friend Rachael, spent some time at my favorite local park, McDaniel Farm Park! :) The weather was chilly and moist but I’ve been itching to go out into the daylight.

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We found a mushroom and I loved just juxtaposing it with some natural / manmade texture.

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Can you tell how old this tree was at cutting?

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Floating pine needles and a hint of life underneath.

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Love the patterns in nature. Chaos and order all together.

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Little Panaeolina foeniseci

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I think we found some termites.

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Aren’t those little ribbed insides just adowabbew

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Gross and pretty all at once?

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So much new life is rooted in death.

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So this is murder spider. We named him so because around him were two dead daddy long legs, and he was chasing down another that had 3 legs missing.

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Move b*tch get out the way, get out the way, get out the way! :p

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Mushrooms Lichen, and Fungi, Oh My!

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Not the best picture but the leaf looked like a bird in a branch!

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Water is so calming when it’s still. This is my desktop background right now. :)

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Totally white day outside.

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An old nest discarded by its previous inhabitants. Put it back up after admiring it!

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Winter Park

The life in my favorite park has been mostly snuffed out by a diminishing number of sunlight hours and bursts of Georgia cold. Still, I seem to be able to find a cold kind of beauty in its dry state, with its suddenly open passageways revealed after all the foliage protecting it dies. Still, before life comes death, and we are in a season of death now, and every part of the park is reaching out, waiting for spring.

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Summer

Am I ready for summer to return?

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How many times am I allowed to say ‘yes’?