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|31||medium||Wingtip vortices traced by moisture condensing in the low pressure areas. Hartsfield Airport.|
Shadow of window screen on a seashell, creating contour lines.
Detail of the interior of the mushroom. The shiny brown area is a sticky liquid that contains the mushroom's spores. The gnats and flies that are attracted by the smell disperse the spores.
Buzzard's nose mushroom. The color and form are nice, but the smell is absolutely terrible.
|25||medium||Young pines learning about gravity at the expense of old abandoned telegraph wires.|
|24||medium||Magnolia leaf with icecicle.|
|23||medium||The accumulated weight of ice on the pine needles caused huge limbs and entire trees to snap like twigs.|
|22||medium||Iced power line.|
|21||medium||Ice Storm 2000. Home Depot sold out of those plastic-wrapped bundles of split oak and began cutting up lumber to sell for firewood. Meanwhile, may streets were still blocked by downed limbs.|
A very rough image of last night's lunar eclipse. It was shot through the trees, through my binoculars - everything hand held.
|19||medium||Cold Canada goose conserving heat.|
Without a doubt, the best concrete hippo I've ever encountered. He's solid and weighs more than 4,000 pounds.
Buckle up. It's the law.
Heading a stray back into the herd.
Herd of longhorns crossing the artifical creek near the Dallas Convention Center. They're headed toward the place not far away where John Kennedy was shot.
Box of stress-relief exercise carrots. Trade show gimmees.
|11||medium||Leatherleaf mahonia blossoms.|
|10||medium||Detail from yesterday's photo.|
|9||medium||A bigleaf magnolia leaf gradually dissolving into the backyard soil.|
|8||medium||Detail of central shaft of the feather.|
Grouse feather? I picked it up in NW Georgia back in the fall. The loft of the downy part of the feather is astonishing.
This one follows the puzzle, too. But, your dad might have to help with figuring out how this one fits.
December dune flower. These first five images include a puzzle for Leah and Katy.
Dew and mist on the leaves, but not on the stem.
Calm day on the sound, with the moon doing more to move the boat than the wind.
Not a sign of a Y2K problem.
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