My hope this week

I hope this week that something cute catches your eye That you flaunt your awesomeness That you share quality time with someone special That you are able to pause for a moment, and just rest That you see beauty all around you And that you do not feel alone 🖤

Abert’s Towhee

His name commemorates the American ornithologist James William Abert (1820-1897). And what is an ornithologist, I asked myself? Wikipedia says: Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the “methodological study and consequent knowledge of birds with all that relates to them.” Wikipedia also says that Mr. Abert was an American Soldier. God bless him!…

Blessed with rain

Although it was not a lot, we were blessed with rain showers one evening last week. As I did my morning walk the next morning, I realized the sun was shining through our Texas Rosebush bringing out the shimmer in the rain drops. I took time out of my morning to capture a few photos….

Be like the turtle

Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell. ~ Bill Copeland 🐢🐢🐢🐢 Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. ~James Bryant Conant I’m like an old turtle these days. I don’t run wide-open everywhere, but at the end of the day, I’ll be where…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Sunrise

After seeing Nancy’s post here for the Photo A Week Challenge, I got inspired to post a few of my summer morning walk sunrise photos. Every workday during the summer, I got up before sunrise to do my daily walk. I didn’t realize the treat I would be blessed with each day as I watched…