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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Lovely Rose of Sharon

This is a lovely Rose of Sharon, in bloom in our back yard. There are several species of Hibiscus syriacus, found in many areas of the world. These are deciduous shrubs, meaning they shed their leaves/blooms in the autumn. It is also during the autumn and the summer that the Rose of Sharon can be…

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Welcome Spring

Hello friends. So glad that Spring is here, for just over a week now. Pictured above is a Heavenly Blue Morning Glory from our carport planters. These flowering plants are one of 1,000+ species. They bloom in the early morning, and begin to close as the day continues. Heavenly Blues can grow quite tall, up…

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Mourning Cloak butterfly

Hello everyone. Pictured above is a lovely Nymphalis antiopa, otherwise known as the Mourning Cloak butterfly. I do love nature, and this butterfly has such a subtle beauty. The photographer really has captured that well. These butterflies are found all over North America and even in Asia and Great Britain. ‘Wonder if any of this…

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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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⚘ Spring is here ⚘

Welcome Spring! This is one of my favorite times of the year. Well, usually the weather is warmer here in March. This year it has really gotten into a cold snap. The Iris flowers in the photo above are in our back yard. Hopefully the cooler temps won’t hurt them. It is supposed to be…

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