Thursday, May 26, 2016

Freedom's Glow Lily

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Betsy and I are fortunate to have flowers blooming almost continuously from Spring through Autumn.  While roses are our very favorites, we also enjoy some beautiful lilies this time of the year.  This beauty is called Freedom's Glow.  I love the color.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Early Morning Beauty

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I remember hearing a song ‘O How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning’ as a child.  That song has been on my mind a great deal since Betsy and I have started taking early morning walks around the golf course behind our house.  (We have to get an early start so we finish before the golfers arrive!).  But although I may hate getting up, there are some definite rewards that make it all worthwhile.  This is one of those rewards.  Taken April 30, 2016.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Floor Show Iris

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Betsy and I have been pleased with the display that our irises are putting on this Spring.  I think we’ve had more blossoms this year than we’ve ever had.  We’ve had about 20 different varieties in bloom so far.  This beauty is called Floor Show.  It, like most of our other irises, is a rebloomer, so we hope to enjoy another display in the autumn.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Glade Morning Sky


It's not always easy to get up at the crack of dawn, but my Beautiful Bride and I make an attempt to do so in order to walk the golf course before the golfers take it over.  Although there are days when I would like nothing more than stay in bed, getting up bright and early enables to see the glories of God's magnificent creation.  This scene greeted us last week as we made our way around the back nine of the Druid Hills Golf Course.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Snowy Golf Course Under a Blue Sky

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Someone who shall remain nameless says we never get enough snow here in the Glade.  I agree that we don’t get much, but what we do get snow it can be absolutely beautiful.  I got this photo of a snow-covered fairway under a brilliant blue sky from behind our house.  This photo was taken February 13, 2014.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Kuta Beach, Bali



From 1985 to 1994 I taught Computer Science at Heidelberg College (now University) in Ohio.  During the summer of 1987 I was on a team of professors from the college that went to Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, to teach English at a Chinese University.

Because of the difference in calendars between the two schools our team had a couple of weeks of free time before beginning our teaching duties.  So we decided to spend a couple of days visiting Bali. None of us had ever been there before, but it sounded like a wonderful place to visit.  Since we were entering China through Hong Kong, Bali wasn’t that far out of our way.

Bali was everything we hoped it would be and then some.  I found myself fascinated by the sea and sky at the resort where we stayed.  The attached slide show contains images made from slides taken during that 1987 visit.  Some of the slides didn't scan as well as I would have preferred, bus by and large I am pleased with the way they came out.

If you  would like to see these and other images taken at Kuta Beach, along with a caption for each image, you can click HERE.



Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Bali Skies

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I’ve been taking photos of the sky near sunset for more years than I care to mention.  This image is from a slide made in 1987 on the island of Bali.  An afternoon rain shower had passed over the place we were staying and the sun was beginning to break through the clouds.