Macro Monday: Desert Canterbury Bells

“…human names for natural things are superfluous. Nature herself does not name them. The important thing is to know this flower, look at its color until the blueness becomes as real as a keynote of music.” ~ Sally Carrighar Also called Desert Bluebell: Try as I might, I can not for certain identify the light…

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #31

In sticking with Irene’s water drop theme, here is another butterfly from my recent visit to the botanical gardens. ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿฆ‹ “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore   My post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday

Orchids from all angles

Posting for Sunshine’s Macro Monday # 30: More photos from our botanical gardens visit last week.ย  These orchids were misty and beautiful in the humid butterfly and tropical plant display. So lovely! ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ

Color my Monday Macro!

Today I was blessed with a day off for the holiday, and I celebrated President’s Day by visiting our local botanical gardens.ย  I hadn’t visited in many years, and my husband had never been there.ย  I have been wanting to go the past many weeks, as I know they currently have the butterfly and orchid…

Sunshine’s Macro Monday: Simple Beauty

ย โ€œSimplicity is the ultimate sophistication.โ€ย  ~Leonardo da Vinci ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ๐Ÿ’ฎ Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.ย  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท   My post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday #28: