Sunday, November 28, 2010

Giving thanks!

Several days have gone by without a new photo, and there is some explanation for that. I was driving back and forth from Salem to Vancouver for a few days of job training before Thanksgiving. Then there is T-Day, which is celebrated at least twice, if not more with different family members. There are many things I am thankful for, and one is the ability to capture moments special to my friends and family. So I made the decision not to post because I was busy traveling, and cooking and cleaning and dealing with an overly fussy problematic cat!

The best smile award goes to my niece Olivia with her rubber chicken, reunited after being separated for a few weeks.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Fungus Among Us

There is fungus among us, whether we like it or not. Mushrooms make good eats for some, poisonous eats for others, but if you're like me you think they make interesting subjects for photographs.

These mushrooms are growing in my yard, and neighborhood park. Unfortunately I dont know enough about mushrooms to ID them (it's best to prevent dogs/cats from consuming unknown mushrooms and always wash your hands if you handle them). I discovered two separate species, so I have two photographs for today!

Images copyright Becca Blessing 2010.

Monday, November 15, 2010

A new challenge

A challenge was proposed to me, by my ever inspiring and encouraging husband to do something I have never done before. Take at least one picture every day. This might be something you have seen other photographers do, and I have been toying with the idea for awhile. So here is my favorite photo I took today, from my backyard.

This is an acorn squash I started growing this spring by seed (from a squash I purchased at a local market), and it has developed into a very large plant with lots of new fruit!
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