Browsing All posts tagged under »birches«

The trees have their say

March 11, 2012


I suppose it’s possible to take trees for granted, especially when you have whole forests of them. Recently, though, the trees have been in the very forefront of our minds. Even—if we have been unlucky—in the very forefront of our living rooms, twigs, branches and squirrels. We sat up and took notice. Some of them […]

The tender inner parts of Autumn in Torch Lake Township

October 28, 2009


Yesterday was a good day. Everywhere I looked something glowed. When I went to see Barb Higgins for my regular shearing, I stopped to make portraits of her birch tree.  She caught me at it and laughed.  It’s her favorite tree, and although one customer told her she should cut it down to make more […]

Babs got dig-effects! Also bears. Or wolves. Howling.

March 16, 2008


Ooh, that Babs – she’s got spring fever bad, that one.  She’s been playing with the software, and POW! –  all of a sudden it’s bright out there.  Look at these birches.  Holy Wah.  And that’s not all . . . . . . Babs got bears!  Or wolves.  And cubs.  And howling, for sure.  This […]