52 Creative Weeks #11 & #12

I've spent the last two weeks exploring a bit more with my camera and a couple of new lenses I just purchased.  And since I've been out of town for the last week, I'm skipping my regular Creative Weeks posts in leiu of sharing some of my recent photos.


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Around here, yellow forsythias in bloom are among the first signs of spring.


2


My daylilies were just beginning to sprout a couple of weeks ago!


3


my pup :)


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5


more of my forsythias in bloom


7


tiny buds on my red maple tree 


8


taken in the Wizard of Oz museum in Wamego, KS, these are illustration plates from a first edition of the Wizard of Oz book published in 1900


9


my mom being adorned with fake jewelry :)


10


more fake jewelry, my mom and my cousin's little girl


11


tiny buds on the tree in my grandmother's front yard, she always used to check from them each spring :)