Opossum - Image 231975

Kip’s Comments 11-27-13

Where Was I? (11-27-13) Today I enjoyed a walk in the woods within 7-miles of Tripoli.  My walk began by following one of the dikes at Sweet Marsh.  I then left the dike and followed a deer trail that dissected a small timber on public property.  During my short walk I saw several things – …

Dark-eyed Junco - Image 231903

Kip’s Comments 11-26-13

Please Be Patient (11-26-13) I realize many of my recent posts have been similar to  past posts.  That is because I am working on a big project started by Creative Orange at Wartburg College.  My efforts are requiring time I could use outdoors, but the end result will be worth it.  Please stand by and …

White-breasted Nuthatch - Image 231895

Kip’s Comments 11-25-13

Colored Rain…Yuck! (11-25-13) Before I get too far into this, I must give credit where credit is due.  The concept of this post came from I comment I heard from an aunt as she was disappointed by colored rain (snow) accumulating at her home in Tennessee.  When I woke this morning I was surprised to …

Kip’s Comments 11-24-13

A Royal Birthday and  A Good Group of Young People (11-24-13) This afternoon we celebrated the first birthday of the young princess in our family – Emerson Marie.  As is typical for royalty, she was served cake, ice cream, and whipped cream to enjoy with her hands.  Little Em wasn’t too excited about the cake …

Kip’s Comments 11-23-13

Just Had To Wait (11-23-13) As I drove into Waverly early today I anticipated a nice sunrise that only needed something in the foreground.  A few miles down the road the content for the photo came into sight, but the sun wasn’t quite there yet.  My task was to pull over and wait for the …

Snow on Red Berries - Image 231556

Kip’s Comments 11-22-13

If Kayaks Had Feelings (11-22-13) If kayaks had feelings, what do you suppose this kayak would be thinking? Would it feel sad and discouraged that it appears to have been abandoned and will spend the long, cold winter buried in snow?  Or, might it wish it had someone to take it out on the water, …

Downy Woodpecker Image 231527

Kip’s Comments 11-21-13

Learn From My Experience (11-21-13) During some of my photography programs, while explaining my work flow, I have explained my concern about images lost when a hard drive fails. Notice I did not say “if a hard drive fails.”  Hard drives fail sooner or later.  The question is, how much will you lose when your …