29 June 2020: Moon phase

29 June 2020 presented a beautiful sight in the North American sky. The moon phase was Waxing Gibbous, and this is my best photograph, taken that night. In some areas of the world, they experienced a Lunar Eclipse. This was also my daughter’s 36th birthday. Have you ever moon-watched? It is really fun!

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Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day 2020! Here, it is cloudy and rainy. Well, we do need this sometimes to help plants grow. ‘Cannot always be clear and sunny. Sometimes a bit of rain is comforting, isn’t it? This photo is of an Indian Hawthorne bush that I planted in mother’s yard about ten years ago. Hoping that…

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Earth Day 2019

Today is Earth Day, celebrated in many areas of our globe. Although I am mostly an “indoors” kinda person, nature is appreciated and respected. We do recycle and don’t litter. Nature has always been interesting, with it’s changes and other aspects. It is amazing how diverse earth actually is. Do you enjoy the wonders of…

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Happy holiday wishes

Sending happy holiday wishes to all readers, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another seasonal/family event. Wishing you all a safe and wonderful season. So far, our Winter has been colder and rainy. Some ice and a dab of snow, but not a lot. Being indoors and warm is where you can usually find…

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The ice is here…

Here is a photograph of the ice that has begun to move into our area this morning. It is currently 8:011 AM CDT. We are under a weather advisory through 6 PM tonight. This may not appear to be much to some people, but here in northwest Alabama we do not usually get a lot…

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Welcome Summer!

Today is the official first day of the Summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. ‘So glad to see warmer weather. Sitting outdoors in the shade is my thing, lol. Those adirondack chairs look so colorful and comfy. My adorable granddaughter is also celebrating her 6th birthday today. Sending the best birthday wishes to her. June…

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Snow in…March!

Yes, snow in March for northwest Alabama. ‘Made this photo just after midnight, with the Nikon™ set for snow scene. So incredible, isn’t it? About ten years ago, I was living in Mississippi and we actually got ice one March. So, the groundhog must have been correct- more winter weather. Just looking forward to the…

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Snow for the South

Here in the South USA we usually do not get very much snow. The past couple of weeks proved otherwise, though. I made the photo above early yesterday morning, when most of north Alabama got a lot of snow. It is said that this accumulation ranged from 3″ to 13″ across north Alabama, setting a…

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