A dose of cuteness

My post yesterday stirred up some sadness with regards to the demise of the poor frog that my heron had for breakfast. Nature can be tragic at times. To help lighten the mood, here is a dose of raccoon cuteness for your Sunday afternoon. I am grateful for outdoor friends who cheerfully direct those of…

April Colors

In response to Amy’s Lens-Artist Photo Challenge I am sharing some of the photos I have taken recently as the flowers slowly emerge and I see a lot more green around the water areas. As I have mentioned before, rain has been sparse this winter, but flowers always seem to emerge. Some years more plentiful,…

Silent Sunday

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” ~ Mother Teresa

Reflections: cool birds 😎

Yesterday morning I went back to our wetlands park for the first time since they removed some of the dried reeds to open up the water areas. Not only did I discover some new birds, but I captured some beautiful reflections perfect for Lisa Coleman’s Bird Week Challenge: Reflection of Birds. I also discovered I…

Dear little grebe

Dear little grebeYou are often so far away This day you came closeDid our eyes connect?Did you see me?Do you know the joy I felt as I saw you swimming along the reeds?As you peeked my wayWe had a moment, don’t you think?As you swam in circles with your little friendDid our souls connect? Perhaps…