Last walk of 2022 ~ my favorite place

To contemplate the past yearTo find renewed hope for the year to comeIt was fitting for me to head to my favorite walking paths at the wetlandsBeauty was everywhere! Walkers, birders, photographers I was not aloneYet, I was able to find quiet moments of solitudeMind and body refreshedI’m ready to face the new year! “We…

A day so happy

“A day so happy. Fog lifted early. I worked in the garden. Hummingbirds were stopping over honeysuckle flowers. There was no thing on earth I wanted to possess. I know no one worth my envying him.” ~ Czeslaw Milosz

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…