Take flight!

Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings. ~Victor Hugo ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high. ~P. V. Sindhu ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ We…

Lens Artists: Light and Shadow

Patti’s Lens-Artist’s challenge reminds us of how light and shadow work together in our photos. I love the early morning at my nearby lake. I think this little duckling is just perfect for this challenge. The early sun highlights his soft feathers. I also love how the water rings and the light sparkles around him….

Desert Friends

Hello, Clark’s Spiny Lizard! Hello, Common Chuckwalla! And finally, the sweet little Verdin framed in a world of enchantment 💚 When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as…

Big Bertha Torch Cactus

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. The photo below is from a different plant (same species), back in the shadows. I like how it came out. And just for fun, I found this quote. Just proving, if you want to…