THE FINAL PHOTOS OF JANUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

bushboys world: LAST PHOTO, JANUARY 2020 I use three cameras. The Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (my traveling camera), and my Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark I and Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark  II. The I has a 25mm 1.8 lens on it (effectively 50mm) and the II has a Panasonic 100-300 on it which I use for shooting … Continue reading THE FINAL PHOTOS OF JANUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

THE CHANGING SEASONS, JANUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

The Changing Seasons, January 2020 This hasn't been a normal January. We had no measurable snow and only 4 out of 31 days have been lower than average January temperature. Every other day was higher than average bringing this month in as the third warmest recorded. Most of my pictures this month were birds. Without snow … Continue reading THE CHANGING SEASONS, JANUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

DAMS AND ICE AS JANUARY SQUARES ENDS – Marilyn Armstong

DAMS AND ICE - JANUARY AT ITS END It has been a warm January, the warmest since 1932 and the third warmest since the beginning of the 20th century. Today was the first day that was colder than average in a couple of weeks. Tomorrow? Who knows? We had a dental appointment and that office … Continue reading DAMS AND ICE AS JANUARY SQUARES ENDS – Marilyn Armstong

MOVING WATER IN BLACK & WHITE – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Moving Water There was a time when I thought I might eventually shoot every dam in the valley, but not all of them are accessible to traffic. A lot of mills were built by dams deep in the woods whose only access was by train -- or barge. Short of … Continue reading MOVING WATER IN BLACK & WHITE – Marilyn Armstrong

WHEN IT’S TOO LATE, IS IT STILL PROCRASTINATING? – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango: Procrastinating Until Time Runs Out PHOTOGRAPHS: OWEN KRAUS And who amongst us does not procrastinate? I used to do everything ahead of time because I figured if I did whatever I didn't want to do EARLY, then I could stop fretting about it. This concept died instantly the day I retired. Now, … Continue reading WHEN IT’S TOO LATE, IS IT STILL PROCRASTINATING? – Marilyn Armstrong

IT’S BEEN ONE OF THOSE MONTHS – Marilyn Armstrong

Garry is the most obsessive tooth-brusher and general oral cleaner I've ever met. Apparently, this alone was not enough to stop an abscess from forming under a filling in the gum right on top of the tooth's root. OUCH. He didn't just have an abscess either. He had managed to contract an ear and lymph … Continue reading IT’S BEEN ONE OF THOSE MONTHS – Marilyn Armstrong