Spring arrived later than usual in Iowa but lots of blooming beauties helped brush off winter's grunge and welcome warmer temperatures.
Who doesn't love summer at the lake? This scene, taken at dusk on West Lake Okoboji, is a pleasant reminder of those dreamy days spent outdoors enjoying time with family and friends...and, just as the sun was setting, running from all the blood-thirsty mosquitos!
Everywhere you looked, loads of pumpkins for sale! How many did you purchase and decorate for Halloween?
Brrrr! But, despite the cold temperature, this morning Mother Nature gave us a masterpiece of frosty creations. Just as the fog was clearing, I ventured out and spent over an hour outdoors while filling two memory cards with images of Jack Frost's originals.