Positively Green

Sometimes when I see green, it makes me breathe more deeply and my thoughts float to a place of calm and serenity. Does that ever happen to you? Well, apparently it’s a real thing. According to http://www.verywellmind.com studies have shown that “The color green can positively affect thinking, relationships, and physical health. Green is also…

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…

My Mourning Dove

Did you know? The coo of a dove is one of the most familiar bird sounds. We have all probably heard it at some point. The mourning dove, like every other species of dove, has its own unique coo sound. The low sound of the mourning dove’s coo was said to sound sad, so people said that…

Lens-Artists Challenge-Bokeh

I just love bokeh photos! I loved discovering it in my photos before I even knew what it was. How exciting to learn it is a real thing! Below are a few recent photos that fit the theme. Check out Sofia’s beautiful photos here as she hosts this week’s photo challenge. Thank you Sofia!