I was blessed to be at Minnehaha Falls Park on this glorious day. The water gurgled, and the sun shone. Click on the images for fullscreen. Lightbox and slideshow options are available through this post. Tree shadows fell on the mist from the falls. Later, at the bottom of the falls, an observer enjoyed the rainbows in the mist. For more information on this Continue Reading
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This was it. April 4, 2015. The third full lunar eclipse of the 2014-2015 tetrad. I set my alarm for 4:15 am, and prepared everything I would need to capture the event while staying warm in a literally freezing pre-dawn. Morning came, and I drove to the spot I had selected: a spot with a clear view of the western horizon. Although the lunar eclipse was a full lunar eclipse, Continue Reading
This morning, I have a surprising amount of energy. Last night, I woke up at 1:30am and stood outside in 23°F temps for almost two and a half hours. I would do it again in a heartbeat to catch the full lunar eclipse, described by experts as the most special lunar event of our lives. Last night, North America witnessed the first of four consecutive total lunar eclipses Continue Reading
I know many of you already have flowers in bloom. I am a bit envious. I went for a walk today in search of growing things awakened by spring. I didn't find any. I guess I will have to be patient here in the North. The best I have are these pictures I took of a potted Mini Daff at the peak of bloom. The mini daff was a gift from my husband. He knows that I don't like cut Continue Reading
Last Thursday and Friday, a snow storm came through that some dubbed, "The Snowpocalypse." The Snowpocalypse began with above freezing temperatures and moderate rain. The precipitation transitioned into sleet, then gradually into heavy, wet snow. The temperatures slowly fell as the first two inches of slush covered the roads. Then, temperatures plummeted to near zero Continue Reading