Celebration

I have a very important announcement to make. A very good friend of mine gave birth to triplets yesterday. She chose natural childbirth surrounded by family so her Miracle Babies would be greeted gently and with a lot of Love. My hat is off to this Superwoman!! Congratulations, dear Sister! These three Roses opened the … Continue reading Celebration

When Life (6 IMAGES)

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When life hurts look at me and smile ~~~~ When life gets rough look at me for solace ~~~~ When life leaves you scared look at me to find courage ~~~~~ When life becomes exhausting look to me for renewed vigor ~~~~ When life becomes dull … Continue reading When Life (6 IMAGES)

When You Try (3 IMAGES)

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Father’s Day turned out to be my lucky day. It seemed the Universe smiled at me saying …. Let’s see you capture what I am showing you. That morning I saw Whispers and Sassy sunning themselves on our kitchen floor. SO many (too many times) in … Continue reading When You Try (3 IMAGES)

The Race

How does my garden grow these days (?) you may ask of me. ~~~~ It’s growin’ I reply keeping me so busy my head at times spins. ~~~~ This odd Spring with blasts of frigid had the flowers all mixed up. ~~~~ All of them showed themselves at once oh my, ~~~~ which left me … Continue reading The Race

My Find

On my way to buy some flowers at a Nursery yesterday, I passed this brand spanking new development which is yet to be completed, that left me not quite believing my eyes that I was seeing what I was. These are not cottages or vacation homes. No. These are year-round homes that are about five … Continue reading My Find

Announcing …

Last evening a display of vibrant oranges and reds and yellows splashed across the darkening skies. This week is going to be a good one, I can just feel it. Why do I say this? How else could a week be any other then good when the very sky itself announces boldly that this week … Continue reading Announcing …

Spring Medley

Red Columbine ~~~ Purple Columbine ~~~ Lily of the Valley ~~~~ Azalea ~~ Lithodora ~~~ Peony ~~ “Art” ~~ Carnation ~~~ Peony ~~ Clematis ~~~ Peony ~~ So many pictures, so many flowers. This post gives you a slight idea of the vast array of flowers I have. These gardens had me hopping because of … Continue reading Spring Medley

Flower Wisdom

Flowers teach us many lessons when we take the time to listen … ~~~~~ 1. ┬áRegardless of how many initials after one’s name or status one has in this temporal world, we are all equal. ~~~~~ 2. ┬áLook and see how every flower here acknowledges the others in Peace. ~~ 3. ┬áThere is no dissension … Continue reading Flower Wisdom

Feel The Love

I just couldn’t wait for “another” day to show you the Beauty I saw today. I’m in Love. I’m high so high on Love. This image was taken with no-new. It was however taken on a different AF mode then I normally take my pictures on. If it wasn’t for the tick-tock, I wouldn’t be … Continue reading Feel The Love

Upgrade

It is my extreme pleasure to announce these beautiful flowers will be the last taken with my┬áCanon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens as this photographer upgrades to a Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens which means both a better lens in the L-Series and an image stabilizer to decrease hand shake. ~~~~ … Continue reading Upgrade

Along The Path

Hubby took me for a walk in Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Park on Mother’s Day with not only my camera on my person, but his camera on his as well. About where I shot this picture and down a bit, we bumped into a man with a monopod slung over his shoulder with his Canon … Continue reading Along The Path

Gardens

My Phlox are just now flowering. ┬áThose are the purple and pink flowers in this picture. ┬áI wasn’t aware of it at the time, but Ms. Cookie was in our living room window watching me as I took this picture. ┬áIf you look closely you can see her sweet face. ┬áThe garden with the Tulips … Continue reading Gardens

Flower Talk

Finally finally I open at last! Am I not the sexiest girl you have ever seen? Oh it feels so good to strut my stuff! To say the least I’m not shy … ~~~ Any Blushing Bride would be beside herself with unmitigated Joy with me as her Bridal Bouquet. Be still your Hearts! I … Continue reading Flower Talk

Education

You remind me that Love truly exists even on those days it does not seem to … Thank goodness! ~~~~ You show me in all your Perfection many are the Paths to the ONE … So chill … ~~~~ You show me the way how not to hide when life threatens to hurt … I … Continue reading Education

Folly

Yesterday all those years ago ~~~~ resplendent youth shines indestructible with hope ~~~~ appetite for life voracious ~~~~ boldly ┬ábrassy ~~~ unstoppable, immortal ~~~~ until! a flicker a whisper brings an irrefutable cloud ~~~~ change close behind ~~~~ where once brow without wrinkle and movement without thought ~~~~ subtlely┬ádo fade ~~~ to fragmented memory afar … Continue reading Folly