Weekly Winners – March 1, 2009 – March 7, 2009

March 8, 2009 at 4:22 pm 12 comments

This week’s Weekly Winners is dominated by my older dog, Jimmie. He is a greyhound mix, will be twelve years old next month and managed to make into half of my favorite shots this week. Most of these are from an outing to Merchant’s Millpond State Park, North Carolina. The last one is from my front yard in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Enjoy!

Merchant's Millpond State Park - Jimmie Wades in Water
Jimmies Wades in Creek

Merchant's Millpond State Park - Lassiter Swamp - Jimmie with Mossy Log
Jimmie in Lassiter Swamp

Merchant's Millpond State Park - Baldcypress Trees and Knees in Algae (Close)
Baldcypress Trees and Knees in Merchant’s Millpond

Merchant's Millpond State Park - Black Vulture Looks Back
Black Vulture

Merchant's Millpond State Park - Baby Pine Grows Out of Hole
From Death Comes Life – A Baby Pine Grows Out of an Old Log

Elizabeth City - Hunter Street - Tykee on Bike, Jimmie Enjoys Weather
Tykee and Jimmie Enjoy a Spring Day

More pictures of Jimmie and Merchant’s Millpond State Park are available on my Flickr site. Also, be sure to check out more of this week’s Weekly Winners out at Sarcastic Mom!

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12 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Anne  |  March 8, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    Bald Cypress is what the man at Occoquan Days used to make gnomes.

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  • 2. Anne  |  March 8, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    He carved faces in the wood.

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  • 3. Tara R.  |  March 8, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    These are wonderful. The little seedling is my favorite.

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  • 4. Lis  |  March 8, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    Hello neighbor!

    Wasn’t this week beautiful! Great pictures!

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  • 5. Nik  |  March 8, 2009 at 7:10 pm

    That photo of the baby pine is truly dynamic. I love the sentiment behind it!

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  • 6. Secret Mom Thoughts  |  March 8, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    Love the dog shots and that vulture is great.

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  • 7. Secret Agent Mama  |  March 8, 2009 at 10:35 pm

    Beautiful stuff, my new friend!

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  • 8. frogpondsrock  |  March 9, 2009 at 1:31 am

    Oh Wow, I really like the bald cypress trees in the millpond. they would make a nice sculpture or an interesting installation piece.. oops that is the potter in me getting carried away with their feminine forms…

    There are some really interesting shapes in the fallen log in lassiters swamp as well..

    nice looking dog as well.. I tried to reply to your comment but my email was rejected.. it must be a gmail thing,,

    cheers kim

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  • 9. Christina | AmiExpat  |  March 9, 2009 at 9:12 am

    Next time I’m in the US I’ll have to come for a visit and go hiking with you. Your pictures are all so beautiful, I would love to visit all these parks you write about. I especially love the baldcypress trees this week.

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  • 10. Carolyn  |  March 9, 2009 at 11:16 am

    @Anne, I remember the Knobbits, and Bob.

    http://www.brendawester.com/Close_ups_bearded_men.htm

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  • 11. geekhiker  |  March 9, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    Jimmie looks so statuesque!

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  • 12. Weekly Winners: March 8, 2009 - March 14, 2009 « TGAW  |  March 14, 2009 at 10:39 pm

    […] week’s Weekly Winners herald again from Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Last week’s star, Jimmie, didn’t make it into any of the shots in this post. But my six year old […]

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