Today (yesterday to you) found me with my macro lense and camera, winter coat and hat, knee pads, and a determination to get some phenomenal shots, no matter what! And I did! I proceeded to go outside and not even hesitating, I was crawling in the mud. Even though I had knee pads on, my pants got soaked. Now, it was cold out, being only in the 30’s but did I care? Did I go back in the house? No. Why?
What I saw I couldn’t believe. And I don’t think you will either. I was eye ball to grass blade and taking photos of the remaining snow.
I had my nose pressed in my evergreen ground cover taking shots on my belly.
For those I was laying on our front sidewalk, and for the others where I was in mud, kneeling in child pose (Yoga) in order to get as close as possible to what I was seeing.
Another shot is of my lavender with drops of water on her, and for that, I was kneeling in my Rose garden deep in mulch.
And this is the majick in all of this … I did not plan on doing this today. I just up and decided I will find something to show all of you and in doing so, I stumbled upon Treasure.
As I was taking these photographs, I began to sense a reverence for the Moment I was photographying. Even though it has been an exceedingly hard winter, Mother has given me the privilege to document Her final retreat of her Winter Freeze. And so I present to you, the Gift Mother Gave to me yesterday …