Weekly Photo Challenge: One

This week’s challenge is “one.” So, we have two pictures of “ones.” A solitary Eastern bluebird stands watch on a branch. Below a single ladybird beetle finds its way across concrete.

Other “ones” we liked:

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Weekly photo challenge: Eerie

In the spirit of All Hallows Eve, this week’s challenge is eerie.

We have two photos this week, one new and one old. The top shot was taken on a late October morning as we headed out of town on a road trip. The fog-softened silhouettes and the spotlight effect of the sun brought an air of mystery to the drive. The second photo was taken in a cypress swamp in 2011 at the site of the Battle of Jenkins Ferry.  The original post is here: https://suburbanferndaleark.wordpress.com/2011/09/05/battle-of-jenkins-ferry/.  The shadows and reflections — one in particular — looked like the ghostly image of a man standing with his hands in his pockets.

Silhouette of car in sunrise.
OUT OF THE MIST. A car comes out of the fog lit by the just-risen sun.
Cypress swamp.
GHOSTS — After downloading this image of the Saline River, something remarkable showed on the screen that didn’t show in the viewfinder. In the middle left, there appears the image of a man standing at ease, with his hands in his pockets. With a little more imagination, reflections of the other cypresses in the water could be ghosts of armies past.

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sign Says

Nature has its signs too. The orange hourglass on the underside of the black widow says look, but don’t touch.

Orange hourglass is a clue to her identity.
Black widow spider found hanging around near the house while doing yardwork this morning. She’s the second one we’ve seen in about a week.

Other signs:

And the big sign challenge: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/05/31/weekly-photo-challenge-the-sign-says/

Weekly photo challenge: Wrong

As Kipling once wrote: “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” At this intersection, it appears West and West shall never meet either.

WHICH WAY? — Be sure you have your compass handy at this intersection near Arlington, Tenn.

Lots of wrong done right this week: