A fisherman wades into the shallow waters beneath the Alum Creek North Park dam, hoping to catch his limit under the fading sunset sky. My Final Photo for December 7, 2023.
The farm equipment used to plant, manage, and harvest crops from the Braun Farm and Otterbein properties in Westerville are now in their winter home, traditional farmland with barns now bordered by an interstate highway and housing developments. My Final Photo for December 6, 2023.
Afternoon commuters navigate through rain and slick roadways on I270 nearing Westerville. My Final Photo for December 5, 2023.
A woman stands at water’s edge on the eroded remnants of Walnut Street where it enters Hoover Reservoir which was created by Hoover Dam that flooded the road and houses near the dam. My Final Photo for December 4, 2023.
The first racer to cross the finish line at the Rudolph Run 5K crosses State and Main in Uptown Westerville on the return loop of the course as other runners reach about one-fifth of the racecourse on the first loop. My Final Photo for December 3, 2023.
The last two sailors on Hoover return to the dock on still waters at the completion of an afternoon of friendly races that ended when the wind died to a breath of cool air. My Final Photo for December 1, 2023.
Youngsters sitting on their parents’ shoulders watch as Santa in a bucket truck lights the City of Westerville Christmas Tree to begin the holiday season in the city. My Final Photo for December 1, 2023.
Equipment used to harvest hay, corn, and soybeans on a suburban plot of farm land sits idle at the end of the season in the hay field with an apartment building now occupying what once was farmland. My Final Photo for November 30, 2023.
A landscaper uses a large lawnmower with its deck lowered to move thick piles of leaves off grass and sidewalk along Maxtown Road to a collection point for removal. My Final Photo for November 29, 2023.
A mound of corn tops a full grain wagon waiting for transfer to an elevator as the sun sets on the final minutes of harvest at the Braun Farm property in Westerville. My Final Photo for November 28, 2023.
Heritage Park wears its annual Christmas season lights in trees, along paths and on the restored barn and house as the city prepares for the tree lighting and Christmas parade this coming weekend. My Final Photo for November 27, 2023.
A young boy watches as the Christmas tree his parent chose for their home is tied to the roof of their car for the trip home. My Final Photo for November 26, 2023.