Healing in Nature

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~ Rachel Carson

Along the wash

Yesterday morning I walked along the wash. A few things are coming to life with the recent rains. I found green things growing in areas where the water runs off or pools. Praying for more rain to come 🙏 Have a blessed Sunday! In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks….

Lens Artists Photo Challenge: Seeing Double

I thought I’d join the photo challenge focused on reflections and “seeing double”. This cute duck family reflect well on the calm peaceful lake water! Click here to see the original post, hosted by: Photos by Jez. The one below was taken last weekend and I think it fits the challenge well. Gotta love ducks!…

Dragonfly Eyes

I snapped these photos this morning at our wetlands. Dragonflies everywhere! I know I post quite a few dragonflies, but these are quite clear of his face and eyes. According to GrrlScientist: All dragonfly species have excellent vision. Each compound eye is comprised of several thousand elements known as facets or ommatidia. These ommatidia contain light sensitive opsin…

Tread carefully…

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake! Want to hear what he sounds like? Click here (not my recording) Interesting Facts: The rattle of the rattlesnake is made up of a protein called keratin (the same protein that your hair and fingernails are made of). A new segment is added each time a rattlesnake sheds, but they can shed…