Some last pictures of the snow before it melts.
…was rather nice, considering it rained for some of the time.
We found mushrooms. (This one was about 8 or 9 inches in diameter.)
We found a strange white fungus on a tree trunk, oozing liquid.
We found autumn leaves, of course.
We found the edge between sandstone and cedar.
We found apples!
We found one of the most beautiful nurse logs I’ve ever seen.
We found the vegetation at the edge of the marsh, all in layers.
We found autumn leaves in the cleft of a rock.
We found a very good time with friends.
It’s pouring rain today, so a bit of colour to cheer myself up. These were taken a month or so ago; there’s not near as much colour around at the moment., even without the rain.
I simply can’t resist ice. And things on it or in it. And these leaves were being particularly lovely, what with the frosty trimmings. Continue reading “Leaves on ice”
I’ve tagged this “autumn leaves” because it is… although by now, having hung around for months, it’s more of a winter leaf. Not colourful, the way autumn leaves are thought of, because it’s from a kiwi vine, and they don’t do colour when dying. But on a January day with low sun and the ridged wood on the back deck bleached out, I think that very lack of bright colour becomes something kinda special.
For some reason I got this image all set up and put it in the folder of images that have been posted to this blog without actually ever doing the posting of said image. A little mystery of functionality, my brain.