The power of a photo

A single photographA frozen moment in timeA memory as powerful as lifeA single photographEmotionalIn a moment can bring tearsLaughterSmilesJoySadnessHeartbreak and heartacheFearA single photographCan take you back to places you’ve beenAwaken sensesRevive the wind, the rain, the smells and the tastesThe touch of a loved oneMemoriesPowerful memoriesA single photographCan take you to places you’ve never beenEnergize…

Bird Weekly-Photo Challenge-Macro/Close-ups

For Lisa Coleman’s weekly bird challenge, Birds Close Up, I was on the hunt when I went out walking on Sunday. I also searched my older photos and found a few that would fit the bill 😊 This one was taken at our Desert Museum (see post here). It was overcast so the light wasn’t…

Simple things of nature

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” ~ Eleanora Duse

Beetle Buddies

My husband noticed this cozy group of beetles this morning on our walk. Upon further investigation they appear to be a species of metallic wood-boring beetle. They are rather beautiful. “Every blade of grass, every insect, ant, and golden bee, all so amazingly know their path, though they have not intelligence, they bear witness to…

Adult Black-crowned Night-Heron

I discovered this beauty near the end of my walk around the wetlands this morning. I have this week off work and have enjoyed daily photo walks as the mornings are starting to cool down. I recently posted what I believe is a young Night-Heron (see post here). He may have been attempting to nap,…