crosshatching

for the past two years i have walked my neurotic puggle on the same three mile loop. today, for the first time, i noticed the beautiful geometry of this scrubby tree beside the trail.   i wonder how many hundreds of times i’ve seen it, without seeing it, before.

rice creek regional trail, saint paul, minnesota

  • margie says:

    so wonderful that you noticed it and took the time to share it with us so we could notice its beauty too

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  • Jenn says:

    Lovely pattern, like chevrons or herringbone, but crisper. Beautiful!

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standing dead

a scene from my walk with the dog today.  we had another six inches (15 cm) of snow this morning. only the tall and the determined are still standing.

rice creek regional trail, saint paul, minnesota

  • margie says:

    hurrah for winter

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stowaway

we spent a couple days in paris on our way home from languedoc in december 2012.  while wandering along the seine, there was a row of trees with these distinctive seed pods.  i took one, wrapped it in a scrap of bubble wrap, and slipped it in the side pocket of my baggage.  and then promptly forgot about it until this week.

tulip tree seed cluster

paris, france

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thatching

Spring and fall are not the only colorful seasons.

winter twigs: willow and  dog wood

saint paul, minnesota

  • mezay says:

    Visited after seeing your work on The Lab…beautiful pictures!!!

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    • still says:

      I am thrilled to have you here. Welcome!

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red in brown and green

i have been thinking about pattern design lately.

red pine needles in brown and green

saint paul, minnesota

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  • margie says:

    this would be a really awesome screen print for fabric

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