This is the time in my week when I have the opportunity to look back
at the images I've captured the week before, and choose my seven favorites.
These seven--one for each day of the week--are featured below.
Last week was (hopefully) the hottest week of this year. I type hopefully because I don't want to experience it again for quite some time. What a week to do senior portraits! That said, I must warn you yet again that the shots I've chosen for the week are all (but one) macro images. If I could do a portrait session with my macro lens, I'd probably do it. :)
 July 16 -- First plum tomato
 July 17 -- Pretty weeds
 July 18 -- Pool pump working hard
 July 19 -- Logan's portrait session
 July 20 -- Hot, hot, hot
 July 21 -- Morning in the garden
 July 22 -- Watering the veggies
I had fun taking shots of the watering hose above. I've been shooting in Manual Mode as much as I can, and it has been a lot of fun. As of July 22, the Chicagoland area had one of the driest July's on record. And an hour and a half after I soaked my garden, storm clouds rolled in, and blessed us with a huge downpour. Figures. Then it rained (we're talking major thunderstorms) again Friday night (6-7 inches overnight, a record), Saturday morning, Saturday night, and another one Sunday morning. Then I heard on the news Sunday night that Chicagoland now has one of the wettest July's on record.
Hmmm... There's a possible theme for this week's images. I'll have to think about it. Have a great week, y'all! I'll be visiting you throughout this week, in between enjoying this wonderful summer season.
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