Elusive Wildflowers Part 5 – Grass Pinks

Elusive in the sense that they require a specific and rare habitat, not that I don't have them nearby or that they are scarce in that location.  I'm lucky.  I live near a kettle bog (two actually, but one has more trail, luckily the closer one).  A kettle bog, named for the shape of the... Continue Reading →

The Power of Scouting

Up until recently, I've been a catch-as-catch-can type of photographer.  If I was going somewhere, I took my camera and tried for photos as I went.  Rarely did I return to a location to do better or capture a different aspect of the place.  Now though, I understand what scouting a location can do.  Remember... Continue Reading →

Spring has Sprung

Remember that scene in The Jerk when Martin ran all over yelling "The new phonebook's here!  The new phonebook's here" ?  Well I felt like doing that about spring today.  This is what tells me it's arrived - It's whitlow grass and there's a big patch of it in my backyard.  They're the very first... Continue Reading →

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