Springfield MO

Photographs taken in and around Springfield, Missouri.

Shallows on James River – We put in at the Crighton access point on the James River this afternoon. The light was excellent and the colder weather meant that there was no one else around. One-minute read, 2 pictures

A fairly scrawny looking deer, but it didn’t appear to be at all put-out by us watching it for a while.

Photograph of Prairie flowers at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Prairie Flowers at the Springfield Nature Conservation Center – Despite the horrid heat, today we took Mick on a walk around the nature center. 3 pictures

Photograph of Gary Allman working on a DYI project at his workbench in Springfield Missouri

Honey-do List – This week I’ve been working on my ‘Honey-do’ list and managed to cross off four items: Fitted a new front door, replaced the broken light switch in the kitchen and replaced the light fitting in Alek’s room. This afternoon saw me working on the fourth project. One-minute read

Unknown to me when I took this shot, the camera’s shutter had jammed – fortunately on the left side of the frame. I had to post process the picture to remove the shutter’s shadow from the picture. I had better shots but the shutter was too obvious, and post processing wasn’t really an option.

The junction of South Campbell Avenue and West Walnut Street, Springfield Missouri at night

South Campbell Avenue and West Walnut Street. Seen on the Springfield First Friday Art Walk.

The impact of Japanese Beetles on a tree. Tinted monochrome image

Beautiful Decimation – Japanese Beetle damage at Nathaniel Greene Park, Springfield.

Gary's stuff arrives from the UK

Goods and Chattels – Today has been a day of unpacking. After two and a half months of waiting for my stuff finally arrived. Twenty four boxes and one desk. Eleven of the boxes contained just books. The remainder held personal papers, clothes, my computer, CDs DVDs and my speakers. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Research – ended up sitting on the sofa researching whisky (in the glass) and double-decker buses (on the Internet) while Ginger researched wedding dresses, whisky, and took her own picture for the day. One-minute read

The first ‘another day’ of the year – A new project for 2009? One-minute read

Photograph of a Swiss Navy Knife

Swiss Navy Knife – Yesterday I was unable to enter a building because I was carrying this knife.

Stored – Today we finally got round to putting my empty suitcases away in the shed. A simple job with a profound meaning.

The last lap (Part Two) – Ginger, Katie and Lanie were at the airport to meet me when I arrived at Springfield. One-minute read

Black and white image Burrell Main Building, Springfield Missouri

Burrell

Gary Allman, Ginger Davis Allman and Lanie alongside a Camo decorated Toyota Tundra Pick-up

Camo Covered Toyota Tundra pick-up – My first trip to the US and this camo covered Toyota Tundra pick-up at Bass Pro was an essential photo opportunity.

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