Squirl's Nest

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Things are looking up. Well, at least my camera and I are

After giving you ground shots of the mushrooms, here are some shots in the other direction.

We've been lucky with some sunny days and interesting cloud patterns. I won't post them all here. If you'd like to look at the rest just click on any one and you'll go to my Flickr site.





This starts a different day from the previous.





Blogger Laurie said...

Totally awesome pictures! I love the patterns in the clouds and the tree with the sun behind it is amazing. I'm in awe of your camera prowess and very jealous of your weather. I haven't seen the sun in days! Send some of that heavenly blue sky my way, please.

Tue Jan 09, 09:23:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Hi, Laurie, thanks! I love it when the right conditions present themselves. And we have had some sun a lot more days than normal lately.

I hope your weather gets better for you soon.

Tue Jan 09, 09:26:00 PM  
Blogger Bucky Four-Eyes said...

All I know is, the sun shines in and bugs the piss out of me when I'm trying the sleep the kittens are hanging from my curtains. :)

Great series of pics, sis!

Tue Jan 09, 09:55:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Bucky, sooooo, sunny days are over-rated? Thanks!

Tue Jan 09, 09:59:00 PM  
Blogger Mr. Bloggerific Himself said...

Them's pertiful.

Wed Jan 10, 06:41:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Thank ya, rightly, Mr B.

Wed Jan 10, 07:56:00 AM  
Anonymous LadyBug said...

The first photo is my favorite. What a cool pattern!

Wed Jan 10, 10:02:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Ladybug, I couldn't believe how beautiful the clouds were that day. I was also lucky that I had my camera and was able to get those pictures.

Wed Jan 10, 12:14:00 PM  
Blogger Kentucky Brat said...

Squirl, I just want you to know... that you adorn my desktop more than any other... (your pics that is)

Are you making money off these? I swear! People will pay for these.. you know that don't ya?

Wed Jan 10, 01:07:00 PM  
Anonymous platypus said...

Wow, those early pictures look positively summery with that beautiful blue sky!

Wed Jan 10, 03:30:00 PM  
Blogger Courtney said...

In the third one from the bottom, if you took out the trees, it looks like it could be an aerial shot of the ocean. Me likes!

Wed Jan 10, 03:50:00 PM  
Blogger Bucky Four-Eyes said...

I still think you should do calendars.

Wed Jan 10, 06:36:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

KY Brat, thanks! I just take them because I like to. This is a pretty new hobby for me and, since it's digital, a pretty inexpensive one. But, you keep that kinda talk up and you're going to turn my head. :)

Platypus, I know. It's so out of the ordinary for winter in Michigan. I swear we've seen more sun since winter officially began than we usually do all winter.

Courtney, you're right! I hadn't thought of it like that. If you ignore the trees it really looks like water. Thanks!

Bucky, thanks! I almost made one for Ichabod's grandmother this Christmas but I didn't get to it.

Wed Jan 10, 06:52:00 PM  
Blogger Nina said...

I so love sky pictures and they are just beautiful. Sunshine is never over-rated!

Thu Jan 11, 09:34:00 AM  
Blogger Effie said...

these sky photos are magnificent! I love the way the sun shines through those trees--and the wispy clouds always give such a great effect!
The sun is shining brightly today and I'm enjoying what I can of it--through the windows--too cold to go outside with my little one yet!

Thu Jan 11, 12:58:00 PM  
Blogger tweetey29 said...

Oh those are just beautiful I have to admit. We have had some beautiful weather here in Wisconsin too. I have some sunsets up on my blog somewhere. I got your name from tshsmoms blog. i just thought I would stop and say hi finally. Keep taking pix. They are just pretty. We had sun this mornign but its gotten cloudy for this afternoon. That is ok. Well I have to go get ready to go get my oldest from school. She has this after school program and she just loves it. Well stop by anytime and say hi and I will try to remember everyone and say hi sooner or later. Tweets.

Thu Jan 11, 04:59:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Nina, I love sky pictures, too. Don't tell Bucky, but I love sunny days, too.

Effie, hi there little mama! Thanks, I was excited that I had the chance to get those pictures. In a few months you'll be taking Katrina all over the place.

Tweets, thank you! I've seen you over at tshsmom's also. Thanks for stopping by. I'll come by and say hi at your place. too. :)

Thu Jan 11, 06:52:00 PM  
Blogger tshsmom said...

Sure, you HAD to one-up me, didn't you? ;)

Those are GORGEOUS!!!!

Thu Jan 11, 07:08:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Thanks, tshsmom! They're certainly different subject matter than yours. I love your snow pictures.

Thu Jan 11, 08:14:00 PM  
Blogger Von Krankipantzen said...

What beautiful skies. We had a sunny day here (finally!!) and it was sooo nice. Cheered me up.

Thu Jan 11, 08:34:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Kranki, aren't they beautiful? I'm so glad you had some clear weather. I think a sunny day is cheery.

Fri Jan 12, 10:07:00 AM  
Blogger Sometimes Saintly Nick said...

Squirl, you ARE going to have an exhibition is a real gallery someday, aren’t you? I have a pastor friend who lives in Holland (MI) who has an in at a gallery in Zeeland (MI).

Fri Jan 12, 10:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Danielle said...

I've been by everyday this week, but this is the first that I'm looking at your photos without light shining in my face and throwing off the colors.

I can't believe how blue the sky is there. It is just gorgeous. And your photos with the white clouds really set it off in a wonderful way. You've done a really good job with these. I like them a lot. :-)

Sat Jan 13, 11:17:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

SS Nick, you are really too nice. Thanks. Maybe I will get the name of that Holland pastor, though. :)

Danielle, thanks! The skies have been pretty interesting so far this winter. Much different from the usual gray, gray, gray.

Sat Jan 13, 08:48:00 PM  
Blogger hellokittn said...

WOW. I can't believe how great those turned out. :-* Miss you

Sun Jan 14, 12:24:00 PM  
Anonymous Val said...

Well said.

Mon Nov 10, 10:55:00 PM  

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