02-13-13 Another Web Site??!!!

Yes, I am launching a new web site (visit it now, (please?)). “Why,” you ask. To be honest this blog (which is about to celebrate it’s 4th anniversary!) is decidedly non-commercial. And my new web site is pointedly commercial. I’m not exactly a starving artist but I but I’ve found that photography and blogging about…

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…

08-25-12 Yucca

There isn’t much that’s real green along Lake Oahe in central South Dakota in late August. But the yucca plant seems to be well adapted to drought conditions and so in some places, that’s all that is green. Sometimes, due to erosion along the shores of Oahe, you will see yucca clinging to soil cliffs…