Night sky

December 31, 2011 § Leave a comment

Night Sky, Arches National Park BY aaronthompsonphoto Aaron Thompson Photography

http://www.etsy.com/listing/89326438/night-sky-arches-national-park

“Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.” –  Les Brown

The stars are the jewels of the night, and perchance surpass anything which day has to show. A companion with whom I was sailing one very windy but bright moonlight night, when the stars were few and faint, thought that a man could get along with them,—though he was considerably reduced in his circumstances,—that they were a kind of bread and cheese that never failed.” — Henry David Thoreau, ‘Night and Moonlight,’ published in Excursions, 1913

http://photographybyjohncorney.com/galleries/dialup/nightsky/content/anza_borrego_night_sky_3861_large.html

Saturday December 31, 2011

December 31, 2011 § Leave a comment

GREAT HORNED OWL IN FLIGHT BY VINCE MAIDENS

http://www.photographyblogger.net/20-incredible-pictures-of-owls/

Great Grey Owl Hunting Minnesota Winter Raptor Bird of Prey Talons Beak Predator Gray Photo Photograph Print BY PurpleWoods Beautiful Fine Art Nature Photography

http://www.etsy.com/listing/85489777/great-grey-owl-hunting-minnesota-winter

Late one night, I was walking home and enjoying the night sky 

filled with stars and an occasional satellite floating by.

Suddenly I felt something shift.

I looked up and saw this incredible, wide wingspan fly over.

Absolute silence, there were no sounds. 

What intense quiet and powerful movement,

not even the air shifted over my head.

Then I saw a huge owl landing on a wooden pole

in front of me and to the left.

 

Friday December 30, 2011

December 30, 2011 § Leave a comment

British Columbia Stream by Tad McIlwraith

http://blogs.plos.org/neuroanthropology/2010/09/08/wednesday-round-up-119/

Water flows over and around rocks in a stream, rippling along. Very very slowly over a long period of time, some of those rocks eventually move, giving way to the water, which fills the hollows and continues to flow on its way.

We are both the water and the rocks at various times and situations.

Late December Windows

December 29, 2011 § Leave a comment

FROSTED WINDOW

http://magicalmysticalteacher.wordpress.com/2009/11/27/skywatch-friday-frosted-window/

CHRISTMAS KITCHEN WINDOW

DOILY SNOWFLAKES IN WINDOW

http://stitchinmylifeaway.blogspot.com/

Wednesday December 28, 2011

December 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Animal Photograph, Puppy Love, Sleeping Boxer Puppy Dog, White Creamy Tones, Animal Lover, Cute, Cozy Slumber . 4x6 Photo by PrettyPetalStudio Poetic Fine Art Photographs | Charming Home Decor

http://www.etsy.com/listing/82109050/animal-photograph-puppy-love-sleeping

 

My absolutely favorite organization is:

http://www.bestfriends.org/index.htm

 

Snow kiting

December 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Snowkiting Czech Ore Mountains

http://www.snowkiten.com/2011/12/snowkite-stormy-competition-2012/

Bright Venus + Moon = Good sigh

December 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Venus Moon December 26 Jeffrey Berkes

http://www.space.com/14058-venus-moon-photos-thrill-skywatchers.html

 

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