Dazzling green and metallic blue dragonflies transformed my summer to autumn. Taking in the colorful, changing fall landscape yesterday amid September temps, I was mesmerized when a silvery gold dragonfly as sparkly as Christmas ribbons landed on my garden chair. We both sat perfectly still for the next few minutes, its lipstick red mirrored dots …
Who’s to Say?
Sometimes things don’t work out as we planned. Sometimes, oftentimes, gifts appear in unexpected places or they don’t look like what we envisioned. We think it should be something else and too quickly pass it by. When I was very young --- about five or six, I desperately wanted a kitten. What kid doesn’t at …
Nature Teacher: What is and isn’t Meant to be
Sometimes things just die on the vine. Cucumbers. Relationships. Ideas.
The Gratitude of Solitude
Viewing the single boat on the lake this early morning, I feel the love of solitude as when I step into the garden, coffee in hand, dew spritzing my toes, and waking up to enter another page of contemplative gratitude.
From “Wednesday Whisper (August)”
In perusing other blogs, it’s refreshing to see so many so deeply moved by nature. Many of us have taken photos hoping to capture the moment or inspiration but the blog with this photo absolutely mesmerizes me with its level of beauty and intrigue. I could not pass up the opportunity to ensure you saw it too.
When I look, really look at the variety of colors, shades, textures, patterns, sizes, etc., etc., etc., in the garden and mountains beyond, I am stunned. Consider, for just a moment, the endless shades of pink. How does that make you feel?
Walking to the garden this evening, this little beauty caught my eye resting on the window screen. I was so taken by the intricate wing and body pattern that I ran to get the camera. Take a good look at the lines, circles, color variations and textures from smooth to frayed edges. Maybe you'll be …