Killing time in small town Alabama

Archive for October, 2012

Blue Bridge: South Pittsburg, Tennessee: March 15, 2012


Looking down the road at a blue bridge against a darkening cloudy sky.Blue Bridge

This bridge crosses the Tennessee River.  I tried to find a name for it, because in all my years I have never heard it called anything but “that bridge”.  I even looked online & all I can find is South Pittsburg Bridge.  When I was a kid & we had to go over this, my aunt always covered her eyes because she thought it was one of those bridges that opened & it scared her.

I cropped this one, & it was taken with my Samsung (because I was driving).


Baseball at Twilight: Stevenson, Alabama: March 14, 2012


A small town baseball game taking place at twilight with the lights on.Baseball at Twilight

I saw this baseball game as I was running by & thought it would make a nice slice of life shot.  This is the little ball field, I guess that would make it tee-ball.  Looking at it now I wish I had gotten closer, but the game was over by the time I finished my run.

It’s unedited & probably taken with my Samsung cell phone, since I don’t run with my regular camera.

 


A Bad Day for Kites: Stevenson, Alabama: July 13, 2012


A couple of kites tangled in a power line.A Bad Day for Kites

A couple of kites tangled in the power line at the boat dock at the Stevenson City Park.  Taken with my Samsung.


A Bunch: Stevenson, Alabama: July 13, 2012


A small grouping of trees reflected in the water of Mud Creek in the distance.A Bunch

I thought that looked like a bunch of trees, not so much that there is a lot of them but that they are bunched together by the water.  Taken with my Nikon on Mud Creek from the boat dock at the Stevenson City Park.


A Cloud in the Sky: Stevenson, Alabama: July 22, 2012


A large cloud rolling in over the treeline. A Cloud in the Sky

This is just a massive cloud that rolled in over the park as I was running.  It was getting ready to pour & I thought it was pretty impressive.  Taken with my Samsung.

 


Break Time: Stevenson, Alabama: July 22, 2012


A blue capped water bottle & a striped towel on a wooden park bench.Break Time

Stopped here to stretch during a run & take some pics of a massive cloud rolling in.  I just liked this shot; maybe it’s the colors against the plain wood.  Taken with my Samsung.


El Gnombre: Huntsville, Alabama: August 4, 2012


A garden gnome dressed up in a sombrero & poncho, with a sombrero pinata hanging over him inside a restaurant.El Gnombre

This was part of the decor at Bandito Burrito in Huntsville & I thought it was too cute.  Taken with my Samsung cell camera, so not the best quality but I wanted to use him anyway.


Field of Lily Pads: Stevenson, Alabama: July 13, 2012


A field of lily pads on Mud Creek.Field of Lily Pads

Picture of the mass of huge lily pads that grow in Mud Creek off the boat dock at the park.  They always grow up tall during the Spring when it rains a lot & the water is high; then in the Summer when the rain dries up & the water recedes the are left hanging out to die off.  They are really pretty when they’re flowering.

Taken with my Nikon.


Mucky Shore: Stevenson, Alabama: July 13, 2012


A small log fallen over in the grass next to the shore of Mud Creek which is mucky from dying plant life.Mucky Shore

Mud Creek, taken at the boat dock of the Stevenson City Park with my Nikon.  Edited the light a hair in this one.


Sun Dappled Water: Stevenson, Alabama: July 13, 2012


Sun shining on Mud Creek.Sun Dappled Water

Mud Creek, taken at the boat dock at the Stevenson City Park with my Nikon.  Adjusted the light a little & cooled the tones a bit.  I usually go warm, so this was a little different.