We have two large catmint plants in our front flower bed, keeping the neighborhood bees busy and happy. We’ve even had hummingbirds visit from time to time. The flowers grow in groups along a tall stem, as you can see in this second picture below. Continue reading Disappointed?
I could be wrong, but I don’t think you can find this cool lens filter for sale anywhere! I was sitting in my car while the rain fell and the wind blew, and this is what I saw. What was I looking at? My mind knew what was on the other side of the blurry windshield because I had seen it a hundred times before from that very same parking spot. My vision was affected, though, and I wasn’t able to see it clearly. Did that mean that reality on the other side was affected? Of course not. Continue reading Reality Filters
In honor of our local snowy welcome to spring, I thought I’d write another snowy post!
Looking out on a yard of pristine, freshly-fallen snow brings such a sense of serenity. Everything looks so peaceful, fresh, and clean (especially from inside, while I’m drinking a hot cup of cocoa). But then…the perfectly smooth landscape is disturbed by someone who dares to walk through it!! Continue reading Disturbances
I pass by this fence every day during my morning commute. Poor thing! I think it needs some help! Due to neglect over time, it no longer serves any kind of purpose that I can see, other than providing a photographic opportunity. I wonder about its initial reason for being there.
What functions might any fence have? Might we have some invisible fences in our lives that need mending? Continue reading Mending Fences
One recent day when I took this picture, the sky was a very close mirror to my heart. Our family is facing a storm not unlike one we passed through last year. Our youngest son is facing another surgery within the next month or so, and that was not one of our goals for 2016! Continue reading There’s a Storm Comin’!
Meet Andrew, our cat. He’d say hello, but he’s sleeping. Not a care in the world, except maybe keeping his nose warm! Now, I like my sleep, but even I think 20 hours is a bit much…
I think we need to find our inner cats, though. Continue reading Take a Load Off
Meet the beautiful barberry bush, popular with landscapers for its striking reddish leaves and year-round hardiness. This bush grows near a corner of our house, but I admit that it has not been near and dear to my heart! Continue reading Barbs or Blossoms?