Rare moment in snowy winter twilight: A downy back-lit feather alights on branch... Poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul..."
Snowy woods close-up of fallen birch tree (Betula alleghaniensis) - Canadensis, Pocono Mts, Pennsylvania.
Ornamental Crab-apple Branch (genus "Mallus"); Nov., Eastern PA
Ornamental Crabapples STOP; November, Quakertown, PA
Sycamore Tree Trunk, Looking Upwards
sugar maple, yellow with autumn color ( Acer Saccharum )
Pink Flowering Dogwood on our street, Quakertown
Acer negundo (Boxelder) in spring with new growth; also called ashleaf maple
less common redbud tree w/ white blossoms- (Cercis canadensis "alba", or White Eastern Redbud) AKA "Judas tree"
White Eastern redbud or Cercis canadensis "alba" branch; aka "Judas tree" --Bucks County, PA.
Black Walnut tree (Juglans nigra L.) Silhouetted in Sunset-- Quakertown, PA; spring
Magnolia soulangeana-- early Magnolia buds on gnarly-branched tree, with bird nest. Eastern PA, February.
Magnolia soulangeana tree, loaded with blooms '07
Magnolia Trunk & Flowers (Magnolia soulangeana) '07
Magnolia soulangeana in Morning
Partially opened blooms on Magnolia, Morning
Magnolia soulangeana, morning
Glorious Magnolia, April Morning 2008
Rambling Magnolia Branches, April Morning 2008
Magnolia in the Morning, with Trunk
Humongous Tree on Moravian College Grounds, Bethlehem, PA
Red Maple (Acer rubrum) near Orefield, Lehigh Valley PA
Sawn End of Felled Red Oak Tree (Quercus rubra)