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Day 516
Polish onion D:
Polish onion D: #nature #food #evening #sunday #black-and-white #art #onion #monochrome #vegetables #polish #desktop #abstract #still-...
Day 1
Foundation
Foundation, pick a new color for winter (https://www.sephora.com/best-foundations) #indoors #afternoon #wood #tuesday #fashion #shadow #nov...
Day 227
Water Lily and Frog
Spent part of my afternoon frog watching in the pond in our new garden. The lilies are all doing really well, and the frogs are sp...
Day 206
And Now Let's Go Sideways!
Yes, bees have incredible spatial sense and are great architects and engineers, but that doesn't mean that some times they...
Day 261
My First Attempt With an Oxy-Acetylene Torch
I learned how to cut metal tonight with a torch. Next week I'll see if I can weld with it! #old #evening...
Day 207
The Prickly Pear Fruit are Ripe
This year I am going to make some prickly pear jelly, syrup, and dyestuff from our pear fruit as we have so much of it...
Day 216
Marigold
Trying out the new camera in Austin for the first time. #fall #outdoors #nature #friday #evening #color #park #garden #grass #leaf #flower #b...
Day 222
Poor Little Bee
Found this bee wandering in the garden today. She unfortunately has deformed wing virus and is unable to fly. Going to have to check t...
Day 290
Kaiju on my Camera
If the cat sleeps on my camera, how am I supposed to take a picture? #portrait #october #evening #little #tuesday #cat #animal #one...
Day 211
Camouflage
It's hard to get an accurate view of the depth in this photo. The water looks murky, but it's crystal clear and the murkiness is sand and a...
Day 231
New natural Dye Source: Oak Galls
My garden is a great source for natural dye materials. We have dozens of live oak trees, and I noticed today that th...
Day 291
Banana Bike?
Saw this guy on his bike as I headed home on Capital of Texas Highway today. #october #outdoors #nature #afternoon #landscape #water #wed...
Day 212
Festooning
This is one of the frames from my Top Bar hive. In this kind of hive, the bees build their comb off of a wooden bar on the top with no othe...
Day 188
Go Longhorns!!
Today we met Mr. Nola at the UT Club where we ate lunch and walked around/ looked at the stadium!!!! We came home, watched Arrow, Secre...
Day 298
Peahen and Peachicks in the Kiln Room
It was the first really cold morning in Austin and one of the peahens resident at The Museum at the Contemporary...
Day 254
Learning To Work Steel
Tonight was my first class in metal and steel. We practiced cutting steel with a chop saw and welding with a mig welder. We als...
Day 294
We Still Hold Hands
Even after 22 years of marriage, we still spontaneously hold hands on the table at a dinner date. And my spouse showed admirable p...
Day 297
The Calm Before the Cat Fight
Pavlova may be half Kaiju's size, but she is fearless when it comes to tormenting him. He was peacefully grooming on the...
Day 299
Here Comes Halloween
My daughter told me recently that Halloween is her favorite holiday. So this year, for my daughter, I really outdid myself on the...
Day 306
Bowl Ready for a Glaze Firing
Today was a magical day in my ceramics class. Every piece I threw came out well, I trimmed a vase and glazed this bowl I...
Day 164
Working On the Pond
Checking the water flow for the three waterfalls from the bog pond to the pond. #outdoors #afternoon #landscape #tuesday #water #r...
Day 200
Jessie In the Pond With a Toad
We have MILLIONS of frogs on our pond right now, and there is also one big toad. We hope he's alive. Do toads go into a...
Day 209
Passion In the Garden
I discovered one of the passionflower vines I planted in June is blooming and thriving--even if it wants to escape from the bed...
Day 214
A Visitor In the Studio
As I was grabbing paper to lack a shipment today I almost grabbed up a studio visitor. He was the size of a young tarantula, b...