Flower stages

These too are of a burning color–not orange, not gold, but if pure gold were liquid and could raise a cream, that golden cream might be like the color of the poppies. ~John Steinbeck When you go for a walk, take seeds with you, poppies, rainbow chard, rocket. Plant them among the weeds in patches…

Just add water 💦

Challenged with winds and clouds, I trekked to the wash in search of flowers tonight after work. I have learned that virtually anything that sprouts here, produces flowers. We have beautiful weeds! Although my photos are not vivid and bright, I successfully discovered the tiny flower blossoms lining our sandy wash areas. For me, this…

Lens-Artists Challenge #130: It’s a Small World

I love macro photography. I have an artsy spirit deep inside me and one way it is set free is through macro photos. When I saw this challenge from Anne, I knew I just had to take my camera out for a walk and look for something a little bit different. Thank you Anne! Sunday…

Lens-Artists Challenge #129 – Favorite Images of 2020

In response to Tina’s Lens-Artists Challenge, I considered what to post. This one is tough because I’ve spent a lot of time this past year roaming nearby parks, paths, neighborhoods and a few hiking areas, camera in hand. Ironically, in 2019 we had wonderful rains that created unbelievable spring flowers in 2020. Although I had…

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