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One Long Summer

24 Aug

It seems like it’s going by fast.  Yet when I look back over the past two months, it feels like Summer has been here a year.  Most of the season has exceeded 100 degrees. 

Road trips are not as frequent when it’s so hot.  In fact, I haven’t been to Hagerman Wildlife Refuge much.  Even the nights are hot.  Yet I have planted my Iris last weekend for the Spring.  I’ve ordered Daffodil bulbs.  I want to plant a fall garden but I’m not sure anything would survive once it popped out of the ground.  Maybe beans would.  Maybe black eyed peas. 

September offers some new opportunities.  A new camera is on order  The days are getting shorter and hopefully cooler.  A weekend in Oklahoma is on the calendar in two weeks.  Maybe another later in the month further northeast.

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11 Comments

Posted by on August 24, 2011 in Uncategorized

 

11 responses to “One Long Summer

  1. Jack Matthews

    August 26, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    Definitely some black-eyed peas! That’s a striking photograph. Clean lines, green field. Child at play.

     
  2. Jonny

    August 27, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    what kind of camera did you order?

     
  3. wildstorm

    August 27, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    Jonny, a Nikon D7000.

     
  4. wildstorm

    August 27, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Jack, that field is across the road from my Gramma’s house. This year it was beans, next year it will be corn.

     
  5. Val

    August 30, 2011 at 6:19 pm

    Beautiful. I’m sorry you’ve had such a hot summer (my sister’s just returned from a trip to the States and was staying in Plano at one stage of it). Here in the UK, we’ve had very little summer at all. A couple of warm weeks maybe, with dullness and coolness in amongst it. We might get another week of ‘summer’ in September or October and then it’ll be back to a dreary winter. Still, I can look at your photos. 🙂

     
  6. masterharper

    September 7, 2011 at 6:17 am

    He grows so fast – enjoy every moment

     
  7. plaridel

    September 7, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    this is very inspiring. i’m putting finishing touches on a short poem about picture-taking. i wonder if i can post the poem in my blog together with your gravatar photo appearing in your blog. i promise it’s not controversial or something. you may use the poem in your blog, too, if you want. thanks.

     
  8. wildstorm

    September 7, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    Sure, P. Go right ahead. And thank you.

     
  9. plaridel

    September 9, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    done. thanks, again.

     
  10. plaridel

    September 9, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    opps! i forgot to give you the link.

    http://plaridel.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/amdana/

    let me know what you think.

     
  11. swanpetal

    September 11, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    That’s a great photo!

     

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