My adventures in the woods, streams, rivers, fields, and lakes of Michigan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

All photos, no words, well, except for this intro.

That’s it for this one, thanks for stopping by!

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11 responses

  1. sandy

    What a nice set of summery photos!

    May 25, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    • Thank you Sandy, that challenge came along at just the right time.

      May 25, 2012 at 3:02 pm

  2. Northern Narratives

    Nice.

    May 25, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    • Thank you!

      May 26, 2012 at 6:09 pm

  3. Yes,these say summer for sure. Wish I knew what those red / maroon flowers were. Could be phlox maybe. What is the bird (heron?) in the 8th photo down from the top standing on? It sure isn’t a rock.

    May 26, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    • Thanks for the comment! I believe that all the flowers that are red to maroon are dianthus. There are a few other species in the mix, but they are either blue or yellow. The flowers are the “lawn” or the trucking company next door to the apartment complex, a lawn done right if you ask me.

      I’m not positive what the heron was perched on, I think that it is an old pump/filter in the rain water retention pond that used to spray a fountain to keep the water in the pond from going stagnant. I know that it has been there for years now whatever it is.

      May 26, 2012 at 6:15 pm

      • Thanks for the ID. Dianthus would certainly fit that color. They’re beautiful (and fragrant) flowers.

        May 26, 2012 at 9:07 pm

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  5. You are such a good photographer! Love the birds in flight especially.

    June 6, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    • Thank you, Zelmare!

      June 8, 2012 at 10:18 am

    • Thank you, I do take a lot of bad ones for the few good ones I get, but it’s worth it.

      June 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm