Sunday, October 31, 2010


With all those windy days we had in the midwest last week, trash day became Obstacle Course Day.  The trash gets picked up early here, then the wind had fun with the empty trash may not look too bad, but those cans that are by the curb farther down?  They were actually moving targets.  I did make it out to freedom without damaging any of them.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

I Was Once Told...

...that I helped someone look at life from a different point of view....or something like that.  These fronds on the red ornamental grasses growing in front of the office remind me of woolie caterpillars....albino woolie caterpillars...

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Early Morning

I have never been a "morning person" so I don't often have photo ops like this.  Had to stop this morning and grab some shots...started my day off with serenity.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Date Night

So the other day a friend and I hit Hine's Park to see what we could see.  This couple showed up with another couple...I think they were on a double date.  I tried to get all four in the same shot, but the other couple was checking out the salad bar while these two waited for the hostess to get them a table.  I wonder where they hide their credit card...

Sunday, October 17, 2010


If you look close (or click on the picture to see it enlarged), you will see the image of a bicycle just above the word "Detour".  Yes folks, we even have detours on our bike paths...The barrels and signs are EVERYWHERE!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Imagine... disappointment on seeing this ice skating for me today...

Thursday, October 14, 2010


I love the way only the tops have turned on these "burning" bushes.  they remind me of cupcakes...of course, that could be because I happen to be a bit on the hungry side as I post this picture.  What do you think?

Sunday, October 10, 2010


You know how sometimes your camera sneaks in a picture when you aren't paying attention?  This is one of those pictures.  I think it is kind of cool....sort of an art photo...  I love it when the unintentional shot becomes something more than a mistake.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Island In the Lake

On the way back from the Atlanta trip last June, I spotted this island...I really should get a map and figure out exactly where it is...but I kind of like the mystery of it all. Wonder what they grow down food?  Glad I don't live there...motion sickness...either I would never leave or I would never get back to it.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Wake Up Call

The battery on the smoke detector in the "computer room" decided to die this am...shortly before 4:00 am. The periodic beeping invaded whatever dream I was having, became a part of it, then finally brought me up to conciousness...after sneaking around trying to figure out which alarm it was, I grabbed the step stool from the garage and yanked the dead battery.  It shall have a nice burial in my "hazardous materials waiting for Hazardous Materials Drop Off Day box".  I shall be headed out to buy 9 volt batteries....sigh...

PS:  Comp room is the only one with a tray ceiling..had it been any other alarm I would have had to drag the ladder in..small favors ...