O Come, O Come Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel
And ransom captive Israel

From: http://www.carols.org.uk/o_come_come_emmanuel.htm

The favourite O Come, O Come Emmanuel carol was originally written in Latin text in the 12th Century. The author of the words and composer to the music of O Come, O Come Emmanuel is unknown. It is , however believed that the melody was of French origin and added to the text a hundred years later. The Latin was translated into English by John Mason Neale in 1851.

Lets see if I can’t get this photoblog going again!


Frog

Frog

Ankeny, IA

This frog was hanging out on my driveway one night.


Another Flooded Forest HDR

Flooded Forest High Dynamic Range

Des Moines, IA

I though you might enjoy this last forest shot.


Flooded Forest HDR

Flooded Forest High Dynamic Range

Des Moines, IA

This shot was taken on the same trip as the last post but this one is a high dynamic range shot.


Flooded Forest

Flooded Forest

Des Moines, IA

This is the same forest that I took the shots in entries Wood and also A Squirrel’s View. The area is all flooded now because of the high waters of the very near by Des Moines River.

I was standing in water half way up my thighs when I took this picture.


Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird resting on a weeping cherry tree.

Ankeny, IA

This is a red-winged blackbird resting on top of a newly planted weeping cherry tree.


Iowa Sunset

Iowa Sunset

Ankeny, IA

An Iowa sunset in the spring.