Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hard maple

Hard maple

This maple was a Father’s Day present in 1998. Kind of a shame to have the utility wires all mixed in. For about 3 weeks …

 

Island Park

Island Park

Just past Island Park on the Huron River, June 2007. It’s not obvious, but that’s a small island just to the left. I’ve caught some …

 

Bach Elementary School playground

Bach Elementary School playground

Looking up through the branches of a large soft maple on the playground at Bach. Taken in October 2005 after the school’s walkathon. Soft Maple on …

 

Dwarf crabapple

Dwarf crabapple

We’ve had this crabapple in our backyard since we moved here in 1989. For the first 15 years it didn’t do much, but the 5 …

 

Argo dam raceway

Argo dam raceway

Ann Arbor loves controversies, and the Argo Dam(n) replacement and earthen embankment for the raceway next to it are prime examples. It looks like the …

 

Furstenburg park

Furstenburg park

Emerald ash borer damage. Taken along the boardwalk in Furstenburg Park. There are a couple of paths through this park that wind down along the …

 

Mr. Avis’s farmstead

Mr. Avis’s farmstead

Well, probably not his farmstead, but this is the location of the corporate headquarters before he passed away and Avis Farms got sold. This is, …

 

Parker Mill river walk

Parker Mill river walk

This monster is in a Washtenaw County park that I’ve known about but never visited until this year. You can get to this from the …

 

Fifth and Davis

Fifth and Davis

A beautiful maple that I run past heading out on a lot of my long runs. Caught in the early morning light, just about my …

 

Bird Hills, late Fall

Bird Hills, late Fall

I love to walk and run through Bird Hills. Here is a shot from early November 2010 looking south through the trees at the late …