Linda Grashoff's Photography Adventures

Posts tagged “dead trees

The Dead Trees of Beer Can Beach—6

February 23, 2018


The Dead Trees of Beer Can Beach—5

February 22, 2018

The Dead Trees of Beer Can Beach—4

February 21, 2018

Gills Like a Mushroom

March 11, 2017

When she wandered away from the lagoon at the Venice Myakka River Park, Lynda came across a dead and upended tree that may have been a cypress. The remnant of the root end was weather-sculpted in a way that reminded me of the gills of some mushrooms.






The Dead Trees of Beer Can Beach—3

February 5, 2017

The Dead Trees of Beer Can Beach—2

February 4, 2017

The Dead Trees of Beer Can Beach—1

February 3, 2017

R2D2 3

December 1, 2014

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R2D2 2

November 30, 2014

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R2D2 1

November 29, 2014

The first time I go to Sarasota’s South Lido Park after being in Ohio in the summer I always check on a special stump. It’s a squat shape, truncated long before I ever saw it for the first time 10 years ago. It’s probably an old Australian pine, of which there are many in this park. Some have died natural deaths, and some have been removed forcibly because they don’t belong there, their invasion playing havoc with Florida’s natural vegetation. Because of its shape, I’ve named this stump R2D2; it reminds me of  the robot in the Star Wars movies. This year its coloring, though still subtle, seems more pronounced.


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