Dear little grebe

Dear little grebeYou are often so far away This day you came closeDid our eyes connect?Did you see me?Do you know the joy I felt as I saw you swimming along the reeds?As you peeked my wayWe had a moment, don’t you think?As you swam in circles with your little friendDid our souls connect? Perhaps…

Bird Weekly- Photo Challenge -Brown feathered friends

Lisa challenges us this week on her post here, looking for birds with brown feathers. Here is another newly discovered bird for me, this cute little Ruddy Duck! The colorful one would be the male, and the pretty brown one would be his little female friend. This sweet little bird below is a White-crowned…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 114: Negative Space

This week’s Lens-Artists challenge “negative space” got me to thinking, and helped me to see a few photos differently. I went through some of my old photos and also took a second look at my recent photos. Amy is our host for this week’s challenge (thank you Amy!). Check out her post here. 氣氣氣氣氣氣氣 This…

Windy Music to my Ears

In response to Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge: Common, the word “windy” came to mind, as I listened to my chimes make beautiful music outside my window. Wind is common here, so I snapped a few photos of my chimes, and even a short video below, in order to share the gentle music (and feisty wind).…

Every one, my favorite

As I review these photos, the last of my butterflies from our recent visit to the Desert Museum (see that post here), it is so hard to choose. I think butterflies are amazing, and to happen upon this flower garden full of beautiful flowers and butterflies, was simply a gift from God. I had my…