Thursday, December 19, 2013

Winter Berries on the Lipscomb Campus

Here are some photos I took on today's morning walk. The weather was gorgeously sunny, almost warm, with temperatures in the mid-50s, but the south wind felt quite chilly. I needed my scarf to keep my ears from aching, and I felt a bit cold whenever I was in a shady patch of sidewalk. The summery look of the blue sky in these pictures is deceptive.

Ornamental Flowering Crab Branches

Ornamental Flowering Crab Fruit

Ornamental Flowering Crab Tree

Avalon Hall. The little crab tree is in its side yard. 

Historical Marker Near Avalon Hall 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


I missed seeing December's full moon rise yesterday evening, but I waked up early this morning and caught it as it was setting beyond my back fence, seemingly hanging from the bare branch of a small tree.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Wind-blown holly twigs for Christmas

The recent storms have rained many beautiful little holly twigs, so glossy and bright, so festive with their red berries, all over my driveway. I took some photos and made one of them into my 2013 Christmas card.

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