Friday, January 8, 2016

Friday's Hunt, January 8, 2016

Sky Watch Friday, Floral Friday Fotos, and Friday's Hunt

Sky Watch Friday
Tennessee River, Pickwick Dam, Tennessee, USA, January 4, 2016

Our weather this week has been mostly cloudy, with brief periods of sunshine. Temperatures were below freezing at night; days were cool and windy.

Floral Friday Fotos
Oxalis, Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, December 6, 2015

Oxalis blooms are very small, but what they lack in size they make up for in hardiness, blooming almost non-stop.

Friday's Hunt
The prompts for the Friday's Hunt this week are:
Starts with B, Week's Favorite, and Outside

Starts with B
Booneville, Mississippi, USA
Student Services Building, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville, MS, USA

Booneville, located in the northeastern corner of Mississippi, has a population of about 10,000 people. The Community College, a two-year institution, was established in 1948. Students are trained in health sciences (nursing, etc.) and various technological fields, or they may take a wide variety of classes (math, history, literature, etc.) to transfer to a four-year college.

The Rails and Trails Museum occupies the old train depot built in 1913. It houses an extensive collection of historic records and artifacts.

Vietnam memorial, Booneville, Mississippi, USA

This 1967 Huey helicopter on the courthouse lawn is in honor of and a memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War.

Week's Favorite
Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, January 6, 2016

Good thing this calf has on its winter coat as temperatures are dropping below freezing at night. (Yes, it does have shelter from the wind and rain, and has plenty of hay to eat).

Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, January 7, 2016

With this week's dreary weather I knew that to get an interesting outside photo I would need to include animals. The Canada Geese at Ballard Park posed beautifully for me!

Happy Friday!

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  1. Lovely photos. The oxalis has sweet blossoms!

  2. The oxalis brightens the day.

  3. Excellent job on the memes this morning, Lea. Love the calf...bring back memories of back on the farm.

  4. A great series of shots.

  5. Beautiful series! Here I was quite jealous of your dry ground and now you tell me it's cold. Lovely geese. Thanks so much for joining Friday's Hunt.

  6. History lover here ... I'd enjoy browsing through the train museum.

  7. Great close up of the calf. Enjoyed the other shots too.

  8. Love the colorful clouds in your header. Nice shot for Skywatch, too. The community college building does have a vintage look to the color of the brick. My brother worked on Hueys in Viet Nam. The calf's fluffy coat looks warm. Geese always seem to be available, don't they?

  9. My favouritte shot is of the Canada geese. beautfiul lighting in this shot although i also love the whote flowers. They look like bright stars. Have a lovley weekend.

  10. Hello, I love the pretty flowers. Cute calf! Have a happy weekend!

  11. The moo cow looks a little peeved. We had a huge flight of Canada geese come in and stop on the river for a night's rest. They were loud!

  12. How fun to find flowers blooming in January and the geese do look like they are posing just for you! :)

  13. The student services building has a nice welcoming feeling to it and I like your favourite little calf, such a sweet face.

  14. Awesome shots! I like how you caught the light falling on the community school building.
    The View from the Top of the Ladder

  15. Lovely shots! The oxalis is often maligned, but there are some very pretty garden varieties now.
    Many thanks for joining us at Floral Friday Fotos!


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