I’ve come to realize that my Photo of the Week project is a good indicator of how much I got out during that week. And if I did get out a little, I didn’t have my camera. I guess it’s just a sign of a little case of hibernating and some mid-winter blues, and too many gray winter days.
The sun did finally come out last week though, and I always enjoy a pretty winter tree and seeing how they take on different looks through the seasons. I love blue skies, sunshine, and pretty ice and frost crystals covering the branches. Sometimes you have to just stop and appreciate the small things.
Oh, and we can’t forget the ‘photo puppy’, as my husband likes to call him. He is well-photographed. =) And it turns out that bright sunlight, white snow, and a black dog that is always moving all provide for some good practice in getting the exposure just right with the camera in manual mode.
Our best buddy Jackson, happy as a clam laying in the snow with his raw hide…
This guy is awesome. He is our kid, the best buddy, a great hunter, and just so darned cute, smart, loyal, obedient, fun, funny, energetic, and so full of personality and character. I feel like we have had him for so much longer than we have. He has totally found his way into our hearts.
Oh and while I’m sitting here, he weasels his way to sit under the desk, right by my legs, sets his face on my lap and cuts his eyes up at me. As to say, “Aren’t I cute? Come on, can’t we go out to walk and play yet?”. I best be on my way, and get out while it’s nice and sunny. =)