OUTER WORLDS

The “Outer Worlds” of nature, our place in it, man made constructions and other noticings about the world extending outward from us.

FAIRY RINGS INVADE OHIO

Posted on Oct 5, 2013 | 0 comments

FAIRY RINGS INVADE OHIO

Late summer and autumn is when "Fairy Rings" of mushrooms appear. They are said to be they places where fairies danced the night before. They are also said to be the resting places of dragons.

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HUMMINGBIRDS and IRONWEED

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 | 0 comments

HUMMINGBIRDS and IRONWEED

Folklore says when Ironweed blooms there are six weeks remaining until the first frost. Ironweed bloomed over a week ago. The Hummingbirds are scrambling to prepare for their fast approaching trip to Central and South America.

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THE EYE OF THE STORM

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 | 3 comments

THE EYE OF THE STORM

Hurricane Irene hurled some spectacular clouds all over the heartland. We are happy to be outside of the danger zone and grateful for the sky show.

This video was made using only seven still images from the hurricane skies as well as a few Lake Erie "lake effect" clouds.

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BABIES ON THE ROOF – NO ROOM AT THE INN

Posted on Jul 28, 2011 | 3 comments

BABIES ON THE ROOF – NO ROOM AT THE INN

When 40 plus baby Purple Martins become teenagers where to they stay? At night, mom, dad and as many as five teenagers crowd into the nest box. But, by day, they head for the roof.

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RECORD BREAKING SNOW IN NE OHIO

Posted on Feb 20, 2011 | 0 comments

RECORD BREAKING SNOW IN NE OHIO

This year, 2011, broke the all time record for snowfall in one season here in North East Ohio. Here are some highlights of the big snows of 2010 and 2011.

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THE LAST OF THE SNOW HIDES IN “WHITE SHADOWS”

Posted on Feb 1, 2011 | 0 comments

THE LAST OF THE SNOW HIDES IN “WHITE SHADOWS”

Like moss finding shelter from the sun on the north side of a tree, snow finds its last hiding place in "White Shadows."  

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FIVE WEEKS OF SNOW MELTS IN FIVE DAYS

Posted on Mar 10, 2010 | 1 comment

FIVE WEEKS OF SNOW MELTS IN FIVE DAYS

After five weeks of on and off Lake Erie, snow belt snow, the sun finally returned. In five days, five weeks and almost thirty inches of snow melted. My first time lapse video compresses the spectacle into about three minutes. Don't forget to turn on the sound ...

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