My Summer Garden

Summers used to be our busiest season but our summer garden was always neglected and sparse, dying in a few weeks. Years ago I had a large, beautiful garden. Gardening was my way of relaxing but after a while I just didn’t have the time to care for it. Covid 19 has changed many thing…

Throwback Thursday

Today’s post is a little different than normal. I honestly haven’t been using my camera much these days so I don’t have many new pictures. Once upon a time I used to take photos just to take photos for fun, occasionally I still do but mostly now I take with a specific aim or intent….

Spring Tulips

I wanted to share my first tulip bulb with you today.  Your guess is as good as mine as to what color it’s going to be. Over the years my garden has changed a lot. Each spring I plant a few new flowers and vegetables but one thing that has remained constant, without fail is…

Floral Friday – Beautiful Creature

Monarch Butterflies are probably the most recognizable and studied butterflies on the planet.  I am more into dragonflies but this little guy was so beautiful with his big orange wings laced with black lines. He was flitting and fluttering having its lunch on what appears to be some type of milkweed but considerate enough to…

Monochrome Mondays #5774

I have been meaning to post some photography for a while now and I find myself procrastinating and just not feeling up to the task lately.  Personally I have a lot going on in my life but that has never stopped me from taking pictures. It just seemed like the creative well was dried up and…

Floral Friday – In The Garden

The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so…

Cherry Blossom

“Suddenly she was seeing the buds on the cherry trees around her; she could feel the energy packed within them, a bouquet of fireworks whose fuse had already been lit. She could smell them, too, a subtle essence of pink and lollipops, the sweetness deepened by the scent of the slowly warming earth below them.”…