This is how you know that your partner of 22 years really understands you:
When the Mister (and our #2 son) picked up our #1 son and myself from the Columbus, Ohio, airport recently, he wanted to do one thing first: Drive to Delaware State Park (yes, it’s actually in Ohio) and show me some wildflowers to photograph. Good thing I had my Nikon D300 and Nikon 105mm macro lens at the ready!
As regular readers know, shooting photos at a disc golf tournament, like the Amateur Disc Golf World Championships, involves so much more than just capturing action for me. I sometimes enjoy snapping the flowers and insects more, especially the ones that don’t move!
Speaking of bugs, there weren’t many willing to sit and pose for me. Particularly not butterflies, unfortunately.
And there really weren’t a lot of wildflowers to photograph. Kind of disappointing considering some of the disc golf play was in state parks, which I thought would be overflowing with flora.
Texas definitely has more wildflowers everywhere you go. Perhaps it has to do with the climate.
This wildflower was my favorite among the few I saw. It starts out purple . . .
. . . and ends up all fluffy! Ready to dance in the wind and settle in new locations around Ohio. Maybe they’ll even swoop down south, pick up some wildflower seeds from Texas during their travels, and give the locals more variety to look at!