December 31, 2008: And in the blink of an eye, another year goes by.
A really interesting little series of shots of this youngster can be seen HERE, in the Urban Raptors gallery. But I warn you, while it's unusual and sure took me by surprise, it was kinda...nasty!
December 30, 2008: These lead crystal candleholders are from the 1920s and among my most favorite household treasures. I paid what seemed a king's ransom for them at an estate sale back when I was young and very poor but they have gracefully repaid me many times over with their charming presence.
December 29, 2008: The young Cooper's hawk took an awkward chance on a starling today and missed. It ended up here to recompose itself.
December 28, 2008: Bows in glass on glass on glass.
December 27, 2008: Morning watch
December 26, 2008: The morning after.
December 25, 2008: Merry Christmas! (Courtesy of Speedy Tees)
December 24, 2008: Gifts come in many forms. Give yours freely and never be afraid to shine. You may find you light the way for someone else.
December 23, 2008: I decided to scope out holiday lights here in the 'hood, but to my surprise there was very little to be found. This simple arrangement is nice, though; I liked the way the walkway arch echoes the front door.
December 22, 2008: Shot using the (running) car window as a tripod while out doing errands this evening.