A Half-mile Walk With a Purpose Canada Geese Just 10 selections of what I found as I walked a half mile from the service station to my house after dropping off my car for service, presented in the order I took them. Above, the geese fly overhead, following the creek. Below, fresh leaves of perennial wildflowers are sugar-edged in frost. Frosty Greens I took about 200, many of them searching for the meaning of why this thing inspired me. Long-forgotten tracks overgrown with trees disappear in the mist as the sun rises. Abandoned Tracks I call this exercise, creative exercise, for when I got home and got back to work to be creative all day long. A classic Buick hangs in the repair lot with newer cars, the frost melting down its angles and sun reflecting from its chrome. Buick It was physical exercise too, climbing up and down, crawling along the ground, reaching, squatting, kneeling, walking backward, and absolute fun. Superior Steel was a major employer in the valley for nearly a century, now all that’s left is one wall with an inscription. Superior Steel Co. 1911 No matter what you do, you need to keep in shape. Some anonymous metal parts in the back of a truck make a neat pattern. Industrial Patterns The neighborhood watch cat keeps track of traffic moving at the light from his sunny window. Neighborhood Watch Cat A nice collection of red chairs brightens up a front porch in winter morning sun. The Red Chairs A lost sugar bowl is found after the leaves fall from vines along a side street. Sugar Carnegie’s streets are hazy with morning mist while the much taller domes of the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox churches rise above the mist and catch the sun as it comes over the hill, illuminated and saturated with color. Domes I prepared these photos to share on Instagram yesterday when I got home, so they are all the same size and shape because IG likes that. I’ll be revisiting some of these in time, and also sharing many of the others I didn’t feature here. . . . . . . . Follow me on Instagram. Visit my photography galleries on Portraits of Animals. All images used on this site are copyrighted to Bernadette E. Kazmarski unless otherwise noted and may not be used without my written permission. Please ask if you are interested in using one in a print or internet publication. If you are interested in purchasing a print of this image or a product including this image, visit my galleries of Photography on Portraits of Animals to see if I have it available already. If you don’t find it there, visit “Custom Prints” for availability and terms. I'll be more than happy to make a print for you. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation Frost LightNot Quite Sunset One Comment […] A Half-mile Walk With a Purpose […] Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.