Wednesday October 29, 2014

Halloween at Independence

Category: 2014,Independence — Ian C. @ 7:47 am

On my daily walks I’ve seen lots of decorated-for-Halloween homes nearby; here’s some photo highlights. This is one of the earliest to be decorated, and they’ve been adding more since I took this picture:
Halloween at Independence

Another colorful one:
Halloween at Independence

And a bit more “grave”:
Halloween at Independence

I thought this one was scariest – the window image is actually a video of shadow zombies walking past and then struggling at the window to escape (at least, I hope it’s a video!):
Halloween at Independence

The most amazing one is this two level zombie apartment constructed in front of the owners garage – and complete with graveyard!
Halloween at Independence

Closer to our home is this crashed witch!
Halloween at Independence

Nearby too is a spider infestation!
Halloween at Independence

There’s a few more still, in the Gallery

Thursday October 16, 2014

Watching the sunrise

Category: 2014,Arty pics,Independence — Ian C. @ 8:53 pm

With the cooler, less humid, weather, my morning walk is offering spectacularly clear skies, star filled to begin with and then the color of a rising sun. Here’s a sequence of three pictures from this morning:

In this first picture, you can see a “shadow beam” across the sky, from a cloud below the horizon:
Sunrise over Independence

Now the sun is peeking above the horizon:
Sunrise over Independence

And higher still:
Sunrise over Independence

Sunday October 12, 2014

Margaret’s Magic Kingdom Birthday 2014

Category: 2014,DisneyWorld — Ian C. @ 11:29 am

Quite a tradition now that we spend Margaret’s birthday at Disney Magic Kingdom – and this year we had to go two days, because we couldn’t book the Crystal Palace character lunch, the first day …
Margaret heading for Magic Kingdom

It’s Halloween at Disney, too, with pumpkin themes everywhere, including some great pumpkin people (lots more in the Gallery):
Pumpkins at Magic Kingdom

Pumpkins at Magic Kingdom

We did various of our favorite rides including Ariel’s Under The Sea and Splash Mountain:
Magic Kingdom rides

Magic Kingdom rides

Returning the second day, for lunch with Winnie The Pooh and friends:
Lunch at Crystal Palace

Lunch at Crystal Palace

Lunch at Crystal Palace

Lunch at Crystal Palace

Margaret got a birthday cake and “signed” birthday card too:
Lunch at Crystal Palace

More pictures in the Gallery