It’s not often I find myself at a loss for words yet lately I’m filled with deep emotion that surpasses words. What I am witnessing in our very backyard goes beyond comprehension. As I am witnessing these events, my humbleness and Gratitude expand exponentially. There is so much love radiating from our home, that birds … Continue reading My Family Grows
Sleeping surrounded by a Sea of Love. Photography/ “Z-Z-Z-Z-zzzz” /Aug.2020©AmyRose http://www.herladypinkrose.wordpress.com Image watermarked for protection. Continue reading Z-Z-Z-Z-zzzz
As humanity collectively holds its breath waiting … waiting … for what is anyone’s guess, so many torn up in fear, the natural world goes on as if there is nothing at all wrong. It is with much relief I go to the places of wild that give me sustaining life and refuge outside this … Continue reading Refuge
I’m witnessing a fascinating correlation in my gardens between the drastic slowing down of the world and the growth rate of my flowers. My Crocuses began to grow far too early this year, at least 3 weeks early and their rate of growth was fast and furious. Now? They are staying in bloom for the … Continue reading All Things In This Season
Imagine IF Praying Mantises became human size and with technology were programmed to destroy systemically the predators of this world giving opportunity for a perfectly thriving Garden of Life to prosper and grow. ~~~~ Photography/ “Aug. 2019©AmyRose Photograhy http://www.herladypinkrose.wordpress.com Continue reading Imagine If
In much need of my therapist, I opened the cupboard door, reached in, and firmly took hold of my sanity check. From there I slid open our glass patio door to sit on our picnic bench. All Summer I’ve wanted to shoot those who come to my Hummingbird feeder and I just yesterday got around … Continue reading The Station
What are the chances it poured yesterday, the very day I planned on watering all my gardens? In fact, I had a sprinkler on, timer set, as I went upstairs to change from my pj’s into the clothes for the day. By the time I came back downstairs, a matter of about I’d say no … Continue reading Life!
Well. I’m beginning to realize I still require alone time with Mother. Yes, it is truly wonderful Hubby is now on board with his camera as he comes along with me on our outings together. But. My time with only me and my camera are imperative. So I made time yesterday to go it alone. … Continue reading Alone Time
What I went through yesterday just to get some pictures! I was eaten alive by skeeters even though I had insect repellent on! I was shocked! These insects this year have been ferocious, vicious, and in such a huge quantity that I cannot even walk out my door in the evening without putting insect repellent … Continue reading High Price To Pay!
As some of you know, I have recently found a place where I can go to immerse myself in such Beauty that each and every time I do go, I feel as if I have walked into Heaven itself. Because so many pictures are included to introduce you to my new Heaven, I’ve decided to … Continue reading My New Heaven Part I
Last week was straight out of a nightmare. I’ve spoken to some who admitted the same thing. The top horror story in my life is I lost over 200 pictures that were taken at my fav park. My computer gobbled them up after I uploaded them into my editor. That, or I did something I … Continue reading Rainbow
How many of you have had a conversation with Nature lately? I had fun the other day as I really connected with some Beauties and had some rather interesting interactions. Wanna see? Well then, let’s continue! “Gosh I just went through bird-birth and I’m pooped!” *Female Mallard Duck* “It’s been such a cold … Continue reading Nature Talks
As I began the arduous job of cleaning out my gardens, I saw up close and personal, signs of Life. Despite the fact that my garden muscles have begun to protest, when I finished cleaning out gardens the other day, I turned around, picked up my camera, and crawled in those very gardens. Yet … Continue reading New Beginnings
Mother, your frozen tears as they appear mourning the loss of such a Loved One this side of the Veil, mirror mine in blustery gale ~~~~ Barely I stand yet with You I can rescue myself from off the floor to once again stand tall despite the truth unprecedented hardships did fall ~~~~~~~ … Continue reading Ode To Mother
Sure …. the words just came from me in my last post that stated I seem to be in a void, in the “in-between” and wouldn’t you know it, Mother’s Magic Door opened and opened in a BIG way. In two days time, I captured wildlife in a way that had me doing the Happy … Continue reading Jackpot!
Now of course being I am only a mere human and therefore not nearly as intelligent as a Pileated Woodpecker, never saw it coming. I, the fumbling, heart in my throat, shaky photographer grappling below as this bird watched, managed to remove one lens to put on my big and very heavy 100-400mm lens. I … Continue reading Drats!
In a recent conversation with a friend, I made a half-hearted promise that I would photograph the full moon that happened this past Wednesday, October 24th. Unfortunately, that night was too overcast to see much of anything. The following night, however, I was able to get over 100 pictures of this moon before the cloud … Continue reading Full Moon
The Presence “Imagine”, he said, “hundreds of years from now after we both are gone, this forest will still be here. Here is where the Presence is, within Eternity. I just Love this Forest so much!” No-Time There we stood, this man and I, quietly and reverently speaking. I shared my Heart by saying, … Continue reading Lasting Impression
Checking the weather forecast and radar too, it looked to be a good day for a bike ride. I was psyched! So onward I went, my camera strapped to me with every intention of having both an exceptional bike ride, and along the way taking some great pictures. Except … Beginning the ride I noticed … Continue reading 10% Precipation
As long as you are happy with who you are never mind what the world says who you should be. Be as this turtle not caring a fig even if he is carrying more then his shell. ~~~~ It is in the moments like this one when I was looking at this young snapping turtle … Continue reading Grateful For Who I Am
*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Attempts with new types of photography shots yesterday represented me celebrating my victory in finishing my huge gardening project. I went for a leisurely bike ride first though, after hubby so kindly put air in my tires. If it were me, I would have just gotten … Continue reading Wings
*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Between the heat and being tuckered out from this landscape escapade I’ve been involved with, I played hooky again on Tuesday, taking pictures from my backyard and in Como Park. Even though I could barely breathe (NO air!) and literally soaking wet with perspiration (Major shower … Continue reading I’m Doing This!
*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I took a day off from all the heavy gardening I’ve been doing to go to Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Park, taking with me my Canon camera and 100-400mm lens. Most of what I shot ended up in the trash bin. This wildlife photography is a … Continue reading Wildlife Break
*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gazing upon Unknown Territory I marvel at the Arresting Scape in multitudes of dazzle while fluttering butterflies tango in my tum ~~~~ My long awaited take-off succeeds allowing me wings gliding elegantly effortlessly in the Horizon of Blue to explore this Unknown Scape ~~~~ Yet within … Continue reading Flight To Heaven (6 IMAGES)