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Thankful Thursday: Spring has Sprung!

It's not the clearest shot of this beautiful and colorful bird, but seeing this guy makes me so happy. He and his lovely mate have taken up residence in a bird house in my back yard. In my life, I... Continue Reading →

Garden Mirror

A mirror image at Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills, NJ. Mirror

Thankful Thursday: Autumn

Here in New Jersey, the autumn days are delightful. The brilliant colors of the leaves on the trees glow with radiant light. Every sunny day as I drive through town, I want to just stop the car, jump out, and... Continue Reading →

Longwood Gardens Acacia Passage

I love the delicate, feathery, green leaves of the Cinnamon wattle Acacia leprosa trees that line the "Acacia Passage" at the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This passageway features a grid of windows which add light and pattern,... Continue Reading →

Muse

You make me happy when skies are grey... My garden is a constant source of inspiration. Being surrounded by green and growing things has such a calming effect on me. Often times when my mind and spirit are troubled, I... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Our Common Home – Earth

Today, Pope Francis released his newest encyclical, "Laudato Si" subtitled "On the Care of our Common Home". My goal is to read the whole encyclical and not read any articles summarizing it (positive or negative) before I have a chance... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Lessons in Winter

Last week when New Jersey was hit with two snow storms, one after the other, I started lamenting over the seemingly perpetual winter. In fact, pretty much everyone I knew started to grumble about it. So at the end of... Continue Reading →

Longing for Spring

To view larger images, click on any picture. Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Photography 101: The Natural World

Daily post assignment - Capture a moment, big or small, and pay attention to the lines and curves produced by nature.

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