In The Depths Of Frog Friday
A youngster navigates his way through lily pads, aquatic plants, and mud searching for frogs, tadpoles, fishes, and snakes during Frog Friday at the Highlands wetlands. My Final Photo for May 19, 2023.
The Farm Shed
A single three-point antler is displayed on the stump of a downed tree on the Braun Farm after it was found by a farmer plowing the fields to plant soybeans and corn. My Final Photo for May 18, 2023.
Making A Slippery Slide Slipperier
The slide at Highlands gets a washing, scrubbing, waxing, and buffing before the pool opens next weekend for the 2023 season. My Final Photo for May 17, 2023.
A concrete contractor removes broken, cracked, and eroded gutters from East College near Uptown as the first stage of resurfacing College from State to Spring. My Final Photo for May 16, 2023.
The abandoned gazebo at the Sharp home sits under dark clouds and newly greened trees at sunrise on a cool Spring morning. My Final Photo for May 15, 2023.
Alum Creek Warrior
A young boy strides upstream as he battles imaginary enemies in the shallow waters of Alum Creek just below the low-head dam in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 14, 2023.
Under Blue Umbrella Skies
A woman carrying a blue umbrella to keep her dry for morning rain leans into inspecting her options at the Westerville Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale in Uptown. My final Photo for May 13, 2023.
Kevin Scott tills a section of land along Cooper Road, preparing it for planting a new crop. My Final Photo for May 12, 2023.
Slide Spring Cleaning
A work crew spray washes the stairs leading to the slides at Highlands Aquatic Park as the city parks department gets the pool ready for opening in just over two weeks. My Final Photo for May 11, 2023.
Here’s The Plan
City planners use an aerial map of South State Street to show locations for new parking spots planned for the northbound traffic side of the State from approximately Oakland Ave. to Walnut. My Final Photo for May 10, 2023.
Out Of Service
A power line is removed for replacement with newer cabling between AEP transmission lines and the city’s underground connection to a distribution center at Spring and Walnut. My Final Photo for May 9, 2023.
After School All Stars
Blendon Middle School students watch their friend jump on the trampoline in her front yard before taking their turn after pausing on their way home after school. My Final Photo for May 8, 2023.
Big Walnut Fishing Dreams
A fisherman tosses his lure into the waters of Big Walnut Creek as it moves past a pile of exposed till about a half mile below Hoover Dam. My Final Photo for May 7, 2023.
Getting the Proper Stance
Sports photographer Gil Balden helps a WYBSL player get her bat into position on her shoulders during team and individual photoshoots at Huber Village Park Saturday. My Final Photo for May 6, 2023.
An Ice Cream Treet
A young boy enjoys Graeter’s ice cream in the branching crooks of the ginkgo tree at city hall where his father lifted him on their walk Uptown Friday night. My Final Photo for May 5, 2023.