Cold Front

November Bonfire It was still dark as I plodded through the kitchen to check the outside temperature. A cold front was predicted last night, and I could tell it had arrived by the ice cold tile under my bare feet. My reliable thermometer, with digital readouts looked different to me, like it was missing something. … Continue reading Cold Front

Hot Times!

This is another photo from the Prairie Burn I witnessed and wrote about last May;  to see blog titled, "Burn, Baby, Burn" click here. Actually, the burn took place in the morning, but I thought a night shot would look more dramatic, so I played around in Photoshop for awhile.  Now, the photo has more depth to … Continue reading Hot Times!

Burn Baby, Burn!

Prairie Burn Earlier this week I had the opportunity to document the controlled burning of 35 acres of native grasses and wild flowers.  What was once left to Mother Nature, with lightning strikes and wildfires, today's prairies are nurtured with periodic, carefully-planned and controlled burns.       Native grasses can grow over six feet tall.  … Continue reading Burn Baby, Burn!