On the ride home from Virginia (we did not leave with a high appreciation of their snow-cleaning abilities), I was having fun at night (having read myself mostly to death and not looking forward to using my lamo flashlight) by using my camera's long exposure setting in New York City. This is the abstract-art result.
So, I haven't uploaded photos in like, ten days. But I have good excuses! I was reading! Books... fantasy books! That's a good reason to neglect blogdom, right? Ok, well, in all seriousness, we went to my mom's cousin's wedding this weekend (in two feet of snow). It was actually snowing during her wedding, in Virginia. Did I mention it snowed two feet? We got stuck 2x on the way to the church (but some nice people from the neighborhood with two wheelers helped us get out). They had to move the reception and move up the time of the wedding from 5 to 12, and it was a good thing my aunt the hairdresser was there because the one signed up canceled. But it worked out, and they're married (that's the important thing). Anyways, this is a photo of the Bride's train in the snow with rosepetals.
This is an attempt at photographing a streetlight in the snow (under an umbrella) with long exposure. None of my attempts seemed particularly worthy of blogdom, but then I messed with this one in iphoto... heaven knows what I did, but mom thought it looked cool so here it is!
Here's the original:
Sorry I've neglected updating photos for so long. Here is a photo of God's natural abstract art. It's from one of those times when the top of a puddle freezes but the rest of the water drains away and then makes interesting patterns.
We visited some friends last night who live near the beach, so we all walked down together and walked along the shore at sunset. It was beautiful, but a bit to dark to take photos in any direction except towards the sunset, which was kind of disappointing. I did manage to get a couple that weren't too blurry, though.
This coyote ran up to our car in the Mesa Verde parking lot (where we had turned over to take photos of four bucks). I guess people feed the wild animals and, since there are no hunters allowed, they are very tame.
Driving towards the CO mountains to go back home... on this section of our trip we saw some really weird landscapes; it looked a bit like photos of the moon. Some places looked like this but without grass... just grey dust.
We saw lots of forests like these on our vacation, it was really interesting, the extent of them was amazing... miles of burnt tree husks. I guess some Native Americans set controlled forest fires on purpose to clear land... I think I also read that it helped the enviornment.
This is a dog at a Hippy restaurant we went to in CO. They had buffalo burgers, and burgers made from their own cows. You could tell the locals hung out there; there were two horse trailers with horsies in them out front. There was a shop across from the restaurant and the dog was over there. When we went over there, there was another dog, maybe a stray, and this dog chased off the other one.
I'm a homeschooled teen, I own and care for around 30 chickens and 10 ducks.Oh, and my mom just got goats. I also have 3 siblings (2 brothers, 1 sister), who mostly get along with the other animals. Wait, oops, did I say OTHER animals? *giggle* I meant, of course, each other. I'm a Christian (and that means I believe in Jesus Christ and have trusted on him as my Lord and Savior, believing that he was God's son, and that died for our sins and was raised from the dead on the third day. ). Oh, and I DON'T have a yellow hat. :)