Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: April 23, 2017

On March 21st of this year, my wife and I visited a North Carolina Civil War battle site in the town of Bentonville. I will have an entire post on that battle sometime in the near future. For now, I wanted to share a picture I took just outside of the state historical park.

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The relatively new boat on a trailer was parked outside of this broken down old house that had obviously been moved to an empty lot and placed on some blocks of wood. The boat seemed so out of place that I just had to stop and take this photo.

Come join the fun of Cee’s Oddball Photo Challenge by following the link. If you have some photos like this that you would like to share, just follow the instructions on Cee’s blog post.



Tuesday Photo Challenge – Morning

It is definitely morning in North Carolina. Seeing Frank’s weekly challenge was about ‘Morning’, I decided to go outside and see what the morning had to offer. Here is a picture of the street in front of our house looking east toward the sunrise. The sun is behind some clouds, which allowed for this picture:

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A few minutes later, the sun peeked out and I was able to get the long shadows of the trees in our front yard spreading across our front lawn and onto the house:

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Then I decided to capture my own long shadow:

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So, many thanks to Frank Jansen at ‘Dutch goes the Photo!‘ for sponsoring this weekly challenge. Follow the link to see Frank’s blog page and discover some of the other entries.

Sunday Trees – 276

Spring has come a wee bit early to North Carolina. I thought everyone in the northern climes might be cheered up with some early signs of spring.

Look for the red buds on these trees on one of our many local golf courses.


Here are some trees blooming at one of our local churches:


And finally, my featured image of the trees that line the driveway into one of our local farms:



As always, big thanks go out to Becca Givens who has been sponsoring this challenge for over five years. You can catch her entry for this week at ‘On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea‘. Head over and then look in the comment section to find other great entries for this week.