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Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. ~ Mother Teresa
I had the most amazing morning, a photographer’s trifecta … fog + dew + webs! I spent over 3 hours wandering in the fog taking shots at every turn. I burned through two fresh camera batteries and loved getting hot and sweaty from the workout. I was squatting, bending, even climbing to capture webs and so much more. I had no desire to come back inside until the fog burned off and it lasted sooooo long – YEAH!
This straight out of the camera photo is one of my favorites. I love the way the two largest drops of dew become the eyes of a new kind of spider 🙂 I have so many more to sort and not just from today, yesterday was unseasonable warm and so many little critters were out and about. I am so excited to organize some new posts. I’ll be back soon, until then … happy early spring. I hope its warm and wonderful where ever you are today.
For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life. ~ William Blake
Have a Beauty ✻ Filled Day.
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. ~ Aaron Rose
I love springing forward ~ more time to hike.
Alice laughed. “There’s not use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible things.””I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ~ Lewis Carrol
filling up & flaring out
alice’s new mirror
sit & stretch
fill & frame
Wow, what a week. It’s been a wacky, wild, weird week? I’m not sure if it’s the energy of the full moon along with the solar flares but something is helping me to believe some things I thought were impossible … perhaps it’s the friends & family who believe in me when I forget how to believe in myself?
Grateful to all of you ❤
How was your week?
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.~ Oscar Wilde
It’s time to curl up on the on the couch and create-a-poem. Using the visual inspiration from the photos above – CREATE a poem.
- It could be a combination of one word captions inspired by each photo.
- Each line of the poem could be a phrase created by each photo.
- It could be any form of poetry or word play you choose, inspired by the photos.
I came up with this idea on a whim and it has become one of my favorite practices. I’m looking forward to reading a photo-poem by you in the comments.
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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius
Have a Beauty ✻ Filled Day
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain. ~ Doug Coupland
I can sit for hours staring out the window watching the birds, I wonder what this one is staring at?
The tree with all my feeders get’s pretty crowded on the snowy days.
This one needs a napkin.
I was zoomed in with my camera watching this mourning dove fall asleep on the branch.
I just love their blue eyelids.
We both were surprised when this one flew in and landed right by his side!?
The jays were being fairly nice to the others ~ surprised me.
The titmouse are so skittish. They rarely sit in one spot for long? I’m determine to get a good shot of these beauties someday. Maybe that’s why I sit by the window for hours bird watching, I love a challenge.
Sometimes I feel like some of the birds are looking right back at my with something important to say.