Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

The remains of a structure (either the garage or another smaller building) strewn across a backyard. Debris can be seen near the woods up to 500 feet away
The completely rusted-out wheel assembly in our sliding door that we're going to try to find a replacement for. The right one looks much better but is still rusted solid
Best shot I could get of whatever is floating in the river; could be a river otter or a groundhog or something similar. (Shiawassee National Wildlife Preserve)
A meal we call 'campfire packets' - raw chicken/beef, chicken-flavored rice, cream of broccoli soup, and onions with butter cooked over a fire for 25 minutes
A meal we call 'campfire packets' - raw chicken/beef, chicken-flavored rice, cream of broccoli soup, and onions with butter cooked over a fire for 25 minutes
A meal we call 'campfire packets' - raw chicken/beef, chicken-flavored rice, cream of broccoli soup, and onions with butter cooked over a fire for 25 minutes
A meal we call 'campfire packets' - raw chicken/beef, chicken-flavored rice, cream of broccoli soup, and onions with butter cooked over a fire for 25 minutes
View from a deck constructed along the forest line at South Chagrin Reservation. It had various animals like this you could search the nearby trees for
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Blown out garage door, tree damage, and a damaged pole barn behind the house
The first stage in a multi-stage geocache in Ringwood Forest. The coordinates to the next stage are written in very faint black marker on the leaves
The first stage in a multi-stage geocache in Ringwood Forest. The coordinates to the next stage are written in very faint black marker on the leaves
The first stage in a multi-stage geocache in Ringwood Forest. The coordinates to the next stage are written in very faint black marker on the leaves
One result of the campfire packets; this one is cubed beef, green beans, creamed corn, canned potatoes, sliced onion, beef soup base, and margarine
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Leaves and branches in a yard and sagging power lines in the distance
Interesting macro photo of a penny. There was so much light reflecting off it the camera couldn't really handle it and created a rainbow pattern
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

A piece of a pole barn in a field carried about 500 feet by the wind
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Numerous tree removal trucks drive by as workers clean up the damage
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Damage to the roof of a house, and saplings tilted by the wind
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Multiple trees down in a yard, and one leaning on the house
A moon dog is visible to the left of the moon, which is caused by moonlight refracting through flat hexagonal ice crystals in clouds
One result of the campfire packets; this one is chicken-flavored rice, chicken breast, sliced onion, and cream of broccoli soup
The messy aftermath of opening and serving the campfire packets. Most of the mess is melted margarine and ash from the firepit
You can't really see it anymore, but there was a really thick column of rain in the distance right in the middle of the photo
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Downed trees and a power line blocking a driveway
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

A tree fallen over in a yard and a low power line
Some of the first photos I took with my new camera (Canon PowerShot SX30 IS) included my first wild bald eagle sighting!
Some of the first photos I took with my new camera (Canon PowerShot SX30 IS) included my first wild bald eagle sighting!
Some of the first photos I took with my new camera (Canon PowerShot SX30 IS) included my first wild bald eagle sighting!
Some of the first photos I took with my new camera (Canon PowerShot SX30 IS) included my first wild bald eagle sighting!
Some of the first photos I took with my new camera (Canon PowerShot SX30 IS) included my first wild bald eagle sighting!
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

A house with a hole in the roof of the garage
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Downed trees waiting to be cut up and removed
One result of the campfire packets; this one is simply an onion, sliced and stuffed full of margarine and beef soup base
A doe in a flooded field. Two fawns were behind her, hidden in the tall grass. (Shiawassee National Wildlife Preserve)
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

A pine tree with a large limb snapped off
We stopped at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on our way home from Solon and saw some great egrets from the car
We stopped at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on our way home from Solon and saw some great egrets from the car
We stopped at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on our way home from Solon and saw some great egrets from the car
A tree survived being partially uprooted from the tornado a month ago. The tree right behind it wasn't so fortunate
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Small pine trees blown over by the wind
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Downed trees and a damaged utility pole
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

A pine tree that was partially uprooted
Apart from a single day of snowfall in early December, this is the first snow we've had this winter (December 28)
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Trees snapped off halfway up the trunk
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

A brick house damaged by a fallen tree
Damage from an EF1 tornado that touched down in Brant on July 11, 2014.

Downed power lines amidst downed trees
Random photo I took while lying in bed to test out my camera's zoom function. It turned out pretty well actually
One of my best shots of the moon, taken with just my new camera and no additional optics (binoculars/telescope)
Bright orange sunset during a rain shower. Also produced a really bright rainbow in the backyard (photo #4292)
The completely rusted-out wheel assembly in our sliding door that we're going to try to find a replacement for

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