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As Good as it Gets

The weather here in Central Texas has been ‘as good as it gets’ for the past few weeks. The temperatures have been a little below normal, and the humidity has been low. Even the wind has been more gentle lately. All of this means that the gardens are growing rapidly. I am struggling to keep […]

Flowers and Fellowship

The long awaited Garden Bloggers Spring Fling took place this weekend, and it was well worth the wait. It was a picture perfect spring day in Central Texas. There was only a slight chill in the air when we met the group at 9:00 am at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and almost no […]

Spring Showers and March Madness

An early morning walk with the dogs and Ron this morning provided a perfect opportunity for taking some photos of the gardens. I selected some of the best shots and put them into the slideshow below. There are many more on my Flickr page, and the full sized jpegs are there as well if you […]

More Fun With Photos

I took a walk around the property looking for signs of spring yesterday, and I found them everywhere I looked. Here are some samples. If you click on them you will link to larger versions of the photos on my Flickr page. I found several nice clumps of bluebonnets near the green house. Ron has […]

iPhoto First Test

I continue to be impressed with the Mac’s functionality and ease of use. I was anxious to see how iPhoto’s functionality compared to Photoshop on my PC. iPhoto did not disappoint. I took the photo below with my digital camera, and when I plugged the camera into the Mac using a USB connection, iPhoto immediately […]

This and That

It’s finally Saturday, and I’ve been out in the vegetable garden all morning spreading mulch. The heat finally got to me though, and drove me inside. I’m really getting tired of this heat…. I pulled out my cosmos plants to make room for more greens and broccoli plants. The green beans are coming out next. […]

Trying Out Snapfish for Photo Processing

I like taking pictures with my ‘old’ Canon EOS RebelG with a Tamron AF 28-300mm wide angle – zoom lens better than my digital camera, but I didn’t have a convenient way to get my film processed and obtain prints and digital images. So I researched some available options and found Snapfish. They were the […]

East Facing Plantings

East Facing Plantings, originally uploaded by Spinning Away. Another Flickr test…..

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