Wednesday, January 7, 2009


Funny how you can walk past something twice a day nearly every day of the year and it never occurs to you to take a photo of it and then one day you do!

It looks like part of a big ugly bird with scales and feathers. It's actually one of a number of bumps on the trunk of a tree in my street. I like how the bark seems to flow around the bump like water.


victoria said...

reminds me of elephant skin, maybe with a closed eye as the *bump* :)

Small Footprints said...

Isn't nature just amazing ... more beautiful than anything we could design or "stage".

Lovely picture! Thanks for sharing it.

BTW ... haven't seen you over at Reduce Footprints lately. Stop by ... we have some guest authors who are offering a lot of good stuff!

Take Care!

Small Footprints

Julian said...

Victoria: Agree. It looks like a closed eye. :)

Jayne: Neat picture. There's definitely a water effect happening there. It reminds me of a whirlpool. :)

Knowledge is Power said...

Interesting shot !!

Patricia Singleton said...

Hi. I enjoyed your picture of the bump on the tree and your 12 Commandments of Happiness.

Frisky Librarian said...

Hi Victoria. Yes, it is a bit like an elephant's eye (and maybe as

Hi Small Footprints. Nature certainly is amazing and strange and beautiful. Mother Nature is quite the artist.

I have been a little neglectful of my blog reading/commenting lately, but am getting back on top!

Hi Julian. Hehe. Neat. Thanks.

Welcome Knowledge is Power. Thank you - it surprised me when I uploaded it to my computer. I wasn't expecting much of it.

And welcome Patricia. Thanks for reading and saying hello.