09-20-13 Fortress

I would say that today’s photo stands in sharp contrast to yesterday’s and in even starker contrast to the Alaska photos I have posted lately. But I don’t mind juxtaposing from time to time. I was driving on Highway 14 when I noticed these 4 grain storage units standing starkly on a distant hill. I…

80-30-12 Variations On A Theme

Yes, another sunflower shot. They are looking east, incidentally, away from the setting sun. And, yes, they look east all day and all night long. When I was a kid someone told me that they actually turned so they always faced the sun. That would be a form of heliotropism, so my high school biology…

08-01-12 Feed Me, Seymour

So here’s and example of what I was talking about yesterday when I said the sunflower had amazing textures. The plant has a bit of a gothic appearance. And, no, this is not a cousin of the man-eating plant that stars in “The Little Shop of Horrors.”