Three-Years Ago (25-October-2017) — New Jersey

Backyard Autumn Nature in New Jersey.

Late Afternoon Fall Colors.

Backyard Nisse with Mushroom. (David J Mathre)
Late Afternoon Fall Colors. Image taken with a Leica T camera and 18-55 mm zoom lens (ISO 100, 22 mm, f/4.5, 1/160 sec). (David J Mathre)

Daily Electric Energy Used (38.8 kWh) from Sense. Daily Solar Electric Energy Produced (17.8 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy and rain. Forced air dehydrator on to dry end of season hot peppers. A deficit of 31.0 kWh.

Weekly Electric Energy Used (300 kWh) from Sense. Weekly Solar Electric Energy Produced (123 kWh) from Sense and SolSystems. Cloudy, rainy, and cooler outside during the week. Geothermal HVAC turned on to warm the house. Also continuous use of a forced-air dehydrator processing hot peppers. A deficit of 177 kWh.

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer updating images in My Image of the Day Photoblog, and My eBird (with images of nearly 450 bird species). hope post COVID-19 to be a world traveler again. My interests include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, sky, and seascapes, travel, and astrophotography. I look for unique ways of viewing the world and presenting my images. I have traveled to over 55 countries in six continents, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on home renovation and expansion of a wildflower garden/meadow.

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