blast from the past

sunrise84, originally uploaded by beckeyz.

Here is that other shot of the live oak near my house. I took this one back in 1984 with my trusty Minolta XGA. I remember hearing the dj on the radio saying what a beautiful sunrise it was, so I grabbed my camera and ran over to the ditch a couple houses down that leads to this tree.

I'll have to try and get an updated photo of it sometime this year. I worry about overgrowth (weeds) ruining the shot, but I'll try anyhow.


katdish January 3, 2009 at 7:55 PM  


You shoud be (a professional, that is). Your pictures are AMAZING! I'm so glad you commented on my blog. Wow -- you're really good!

Matt @ The Church of No People January 3, 2009 at 9:10 PM  

Beckey - thanks for 'following' my blog. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. And don't worry about being up to par with any commenters. We take all kinds! Your pictures are beautiful! The translucent 'Sorry' piece are awesome. It's good to make your blog acquaintance - I'll be checking out your photography again! God bless and happy blogging.

katdish January 4, 2009 at 7:23 PM  

Oh, and one more thing:

"wv: sykkomag - magazine for illiterate psychos"

That was AWESOME!!!! Love that!

bman January 6, 2009 at 3:52 PM  

Awesome picture! Fun fact: I lived on Live Oak Blvd and was born in 1984! Coincidence?

BeckeyZ January 6, 2009 at 4:48 PM  

LOL! bman, 1984 was definitely a good year. You were born, and I graduated High School. Two miracles in one year!

bman January 7, 2009 at 11:07 AM  

Oh! Miracles to be sure!

That's officially the second time this week that I've made someone date themselves... Sorry!

wv: ovencome

When baked goods need to move on?

Jen January 9, 2009 at 2:32 PM  


Justine April 4, 2009 at 1:27 PM  

Amazing - simply amazing Girl
I have trees that call out to me too - glad I'm not the only one.

Lisa April 18, 2009 at 5:08 AM  

This picture reminds me of The Outsiders, when Pony Boy is reciting Nothing Gold Can Stay to Johnny

Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.

And you know what???? I love the song Stevie sings in this movie

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