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2018 Favorites

My favorite pictures and posts from 2018.

Fall In The Forest – Hercules Glades. [3 pictures]

Fall Carpet – On the top of a ridge I came across this vista of leaves. [1 picture]

Self and Sky. Resting in the wilderness. [1 picture]

Camouflaged hammock on the side of a hill. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Camped on a Hillside [1 picture]

Hercules Glades Backpacking in November. Van problems forced me to select a nearby trail for a late fall break. Another visit to Hercules Glades was on the cards. [53 pictures, lots of words and one short video]

Ginger & Sprinky – When you can’t get any work done because your cat likes Bach’s Cello Suites as much as you do… [30 sec. Video]

Leaf Me Alone. Sprinkles enjoying the sun in the backyard. [3 pictures]

Red aumn (Fall) leaf on a background of yellow leaves

Flying – I love how this leaf looks like it is spreading its wings and is about to fly. [1 picture]

Meanwhile, here are some kitties – Life got busy, and things like processing and posting pictures have had to take a back seat. So, in the meantime here are some cuuute kitties. [3 pictures]

Photograph of Fallingwater. Bear Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, taken from the bridge over Bear Run.

Fallingwater — Frank Lloyd Wright. The view on the opposite side of the bridge over Bear Run [2 pictures]

Photograph of Memphis Belle at the National Museum of the US Air Force. Dayton, Ohio.

Memphis Belle. The National Museum of the US Air Force. Dayton, Ohio. [3 pictures]

Morty – Workshop Cat. [2 pictures]

Valance – Three Studies in Light (Pretentious title) [4 pictures]

Sprinky – Nothing is out of bounds. [2 pictures]

Katie’s Occasional Table. Jim’s latest creation, a table for Katie. [2 pictures]

Unrequited Joy. Once again, photographically, ‘Sappho’ and ‘The Bubble’ stole the show. [3 pictures]

Crystal Bridges’ Art. I took pictures of some of the pieces when we were here last year. Here are some others that caught my eye this time. [5 pictures]

Crystal Bridges Architecture [6 pictures]

Bachman-Wilson House (Frank Lloyd Wright). [2 pictures]

Color photograph of Gary Allman enjoying the Sunset at Table Rock Missouri (Piney Creek Wilderness).

R&R – Rest and Recuperation. Gary looks out over the Piney Creek Arm of Table Rock Lake. [2 pictures]

Sunset at Piney Creek Wilderness

Sunset at Piney Creek Wilderness. Tonight I cooked and ate my dinner down by the lake so I could watch the sunset. [1 picture]

Another Trip To Hercules Glades – Testing my new tarp and underquilt. [40 pictures and many words]

Coy Bald Trail Panorama – views to the east and south. [2 pictures]

Dry Falls – Panorama. [1 picture]

Dry Falls – We’ve never seen more than a trickle pouring over these falls. They obviously run well when it rains, even if only briefly. [1 picture]

Twin Trunks – I loved the way the light caught these two trees on either side of the creek bed. [1 picture]

Woods Fork – Panorama [1 picture]

Woods Fork – Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area [2 pictures]

Pees Hollow, Counter-clockwise For a Change – The last time Ginger and I went backpacking together was in August 2017. For this trip, Ginger chose the trail — Hercules Glades Wilderness, Pees Hollow trail, and I chose the route — Counter-clockwise. [14 Pictures]

Gary and the Truck Cab on the Pees Hollow Trail. [3 pictures]

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