Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104: Summer 🌴

The past few weeks I’ve spent time going through (and shredding some) old photos. Having spent our 25th anniversary at home last month, I’ve reminisced about past anniversaries and how blessed we have been. We’ve been able to visit Hawaii for three of our anniversaries (#5, #10 and #15). On our 15th anniversary in 2010,…

Got the shot!

When we walk this specific neighborhood park, there is a cluster of trees where we will often hear and see birds, including this stunning vermilion flycatcher. I haven’t always had the zoom lens, or even my camera with me, when we see him. The last two Saturday mornings I’ve walked to this park with my…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #101 – One Single Flower

On a morning walk last month, this single flower, petals glowing from the morning sunlight, caught my eye as I approached from behind. It stood out to me, all alone, as the sun lit up the yellow petals. I thought it was the perfect flower for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, hosted by my favorite…

Sunshine’s Sparkle

Today Spread your wings Let the sun shine through you and bring out your colors Bring your HAPPY and ✨✨✨ Sparkle! Sparkle: to give off or reflect bright moving points of light, to perform brilliantly (Merriam-Webster) Posted for Sunshine’s Macro Monday

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…