Tag Archives: Oak Ridge Forest Preserve

White Wildflower

I see these white wildflowers occasionally during the summer. I have yet to take the time to identify them. Sometimes I like to just look at the flowers and not take up a lot of time searching to find their … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susan in Early Morning Light

Thought I would drop in long enough to leave this photograph before work. The black-eyed susans have started to bloom. Enjoy!

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American Redstart

I believe that this is a female¬† American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla). I’m not 100% sure, it looks like it may be a juvenile. It’s still a little fuzzy. I finally had a beautiful weekend off of work and had some … Continue reading

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Dried Milkweed

This photograph of a dried milkweed plant reminds me of the movie Little Shop of Horrors. “Feed Me!!” Enjoy!

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Not Quite Winter Yet

This is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness put on by Laura Macky and Leanne Cole. It has been gloomy and pretty foggy here the last week or so. The sky in this image is pretty much the same … Continue reading

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Intruders

This is one of my favorite photos from my wanderings this past Saturday. It was a foggy day but it was rather warm for December in northern Illinois. I think it is obvious why I called the image intruders. Enjoy!

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Autumn Prairie Grass

This photograph of autumn prairie grass is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. Visit Leanne Cole’s blog later today (usually around 3PM central time) to see all the entries from this week. I got down low to the … Continue reading

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Red and Yellow Oak Leaves

I took this image of red and yellow oak leaves last month at the beginning of the autumn color change. I don’t think that it is fair that these beautiful colors last such a short amount of time. It’s seems … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Read about the vest then tell me how you think it got in the tree. “Lost and Found” seemed to be an accurate title for this photograph. When I came across this vest hanging off of a small tree branch … Continue reading

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Bent

Today is the beginning of Blogging 201. I called this photograph “Bent” for obvious reasons. The first assignment for Blogging 201 is: consider what you want to accomplish with your blog. Write down three concrete goals you want to achieve.¬† … Continue reading

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