A hike in the park

I am one of the lucky ones that gets the day off today for Martin Luther King day.  Rather than sit at home, we headed out for a short hike at a nearby State Park.  It was a beautiful morning.  In fact, it was very warm out. I got a few photos where the sunlight…

Macro Love 🌺🌸

Yip, I’m in love with colorful macro photos. Thanks to Irene’s Sunshine’s Macro Monday Challenge I have a reason to post! 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #77: Favorite Photos of 2019

I had a really hard time deciding what to add to this post.  I love taking photos and had fun on our roadtrip back in May, along the California coast, Highway 1.  Then I got a macro lens and discovered how fun it is to look more closely at all of the beauty around us….

Wintery Bougainvillea

I took these photos several days ago. The flowers looked like they were all dying.  Yet, when I looked closely, there was new growth sprouting. Just goes to show you the resilience this little plant has.  I think inside, we all have resilience when times get tough.  We just need to remind ourselves. “Resilience is…

Cooper’s Hawk, backyard visitor

This guy likes to visit on occasion.  He likes our birdbath.  I think he is magnificent and regal.  Just to look at him, you feel his confidence and power. Hawks have excellent vision, so I have to move so slowly.  It takes the slightest movement to scare him off, even from inside the house. 💚💚…