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Friday’s Hunt v1.16

15 Apr

Welcome back to Friday’s Hunt.  I want to thank everyone who joined in last week.  I had a lot of fun visiting everyone who linked up.  I’m excited for week sixteen!  It’s very simple.  Anyone can participate.  The link opens at 7pm Central time and will close Sunday at 7pm, so you have plenty of time to enter. Hopefully, you’ll be inspired to visit some of the other entries.

If you didn’t participate this week but would like to next week, the topics will be:  Starts with Q, Week’s Favorite, and at rest.  I will always keep a list of the items for the coming week in my sidebar at the top. Without further ado, here’s my interpretations for the week.

Starts with P:  Honestly, I’ve been sick off and on all week.  I didn’t find a letter P anywhere around my farm.  Today, I finally got out of bed without a headache (yea!) and frantically went in search of my items for today’s version of Friday’s Hunt.

I have popcorn that we grew and are bagging up.  I’m hosting an open farm tomorrow for people to come see my soap room and take advantage of clearance items and see what’s coming for the future!

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I did manage to do some more candles this week. Here is a pink one–cherry blossom.  I think I’m about as ready for my open farm as I can be.

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I also saw my pink magnolia has some flowers open.  I’m not sure how many we’ll have because of the freezes we’ve had in the last week.  Many of the petals have already turned brown because of the freeze.

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Week’s Favorite:  This one is SOOC.  I just wish it hadn’t blown half out of the image.

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In motion:  In Iowa, it’s not uncommon to have to use sports mode on the camera for outdoors macro shots.  It’s still windy.  Very windy.

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Often, I have to hold onto my subject and try to crop myself out (thank goodness for the popularity of macro shots.

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In case the wind blowing the flowers isn’t good enough for in motion, here’s a robin I caught in flight.

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Now it’s your turn!

I’m also sharing today’s post with Random 5 Friday, Willy Nilly Friday, Fun Friday Favorites, Today’s Flowers, and SOOC Sunday.

Autumn’s Gold

15 Oct

I’m so glad I had the opportunity to photograph this evening’s beautiful golden light shining across the neighbor’s corn field, my Back Forty and the bean field.

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It really is an amazingly beautiful place where I live.

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Later, they brought the combine and started harvesting.

Sunset

8 Oct

It’s been quite the busy week with conferences, the farm and everything.  I’ve had no time to get the camera out or even think of anything.

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This is from last week.  The beans are still in the field, but it won’t be long now before they’re ready to combine.