Monthly Archives: April 2015

Visiting the Rock House

Rock House is unique in the Hocking Hills Region, as it is the only true cave in the park.  It is a tunnel-like corridor situated midway up a 150-foot cliff of Blackhand sandstone.  Rock House is a favorite during the … Continue reading

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A trillium grows on the forest floor – Wordless Wednesday

F5.6 – 1/400 – ISO 100 – 35mm – Canon 5D M3

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I, Butterfly – The color edition plus some words about macro photography

Here is yesterday’s beauty in all of her colorful glory.  I have no idea what kind of butterfly this is but she makes being green easy.  What is macro photography?  Macro photography as defined by Wikipedia as…. “Macro photography (or … Continue reading

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I, Butterfly

Butterflies are such delicate and beautiful creatures; so many sizes and so many astounding colors.  They sometimes remind me of flower petals fluttering in the wind.  Have you ever seen one close up? I mean really close up?  Those delicate … Continue reading

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Leaving your mark…

As human beings we all wish to in some form or fashion leave a record of our having been here.  That has been accomplished by cave drawings, cairns, various works of art from statues to photographs (notice how I slipped … Continue reading

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Jukebox

How many of you remember jukeboxes?  How many of you have seen one in real life?  Long before iPods and other music players these were the way to hear music when you were out at places like a diner, a … Continue reading

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Not every old barn is abandoned…they just might look that way

On our road trip to the forest in Logan, Ohio besides missing our turn – twice – we took some very winding (and sometimes very narrow) roads over hill and dale to get to our final hiking destination.  Along the … Continue reading

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This old tractor

After I left the chickens and was on my way to visit the moos, I walked past this storage area that was crammed full with all manner of equipment one would need for a farm.  And then I saw this … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Barn Cat

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Momma Moos and Baby Moos

All baby mammals are adorable and these little moos are no exception.  Does anyone know if it is typical for a calf to but their head against the udder when nursing or was this just one frisky calf? I had … Continue reading

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