Along the wash

Yesterday morning I walked along the wash. A few things are coming to life with the recent rains. I found green things growing in areas where the water runs off or pools. Praying for more rain to come 🙏 Have a blessed Sunday! In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks….

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….

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…

My hope this week

I hope this week that something cute catches your eye That you flaunt your awesomeness That you share quality time with someone special That you are able to pause for a moment, and just rest That you see beauty all around you And that you do not feel alone 🖤


Purple is my favorite color. It makes me think of spring and summer. A purple dress, eating grapes, lilacs – I love purple. ~Angela Yee Wikipedia says: Woodpeckers eat Carpenter Bees! Who knew?