Chasing butterflies πŸ¦‹ and lizards 🦎

β€œHappiness is like a butterfly, the more you chase it, the more it will evade you, but if you notice the other things around you, it will gently come and sit on your shoulder.” ― Henry David Thoreau πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹   “Lizards of every temper, style, and color dwell here, seemingly as happy and companionable as…

Sunshine’s Macro Monday: Color

Colors can impact your emotions.Β  Warm colors can help evoke happiness and optimism. Bright colors like yellow, orange, pink and red are Happy Colors!Β  The lighter and brighter the colors the happier they will make you feel. “Colors are the smiles of nature.” ~ Leigh Hunt “Among the several kinds of beauty, the eye takes…

Simplicity

This week’s Lens-Artist Photo Challenge: Simplicity How are we seeing and feeling the meaning of simplicity during these very unusual times? I believe I have always found joy in simple things. Some of my favorite things in life… Reading a great book at home with the doors open and the birds chattering in the back…

Leap into Spring!

Yes, today is Leap Day!Β  And because of our wonderful winter rains, spring is all around us.Β  I don’t think photos can fully capture the beauty of the wild flowers filling the fields here, but over the next few weeks I’m going to do my best! 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 Below are a few flowers I discovered on…