I love the delicate new leaves of springtime – looking at them, photographing them. (And the contrast here between the mature branch and the new growth seemed like a good contribution to Tuesdays of Texture, too!) My son asked me to take this shot particularly because he noticed that this little baby branch with its […]Read More Tuesdays of Texture: May 9, 2017
This week’s photo challenge: “This week, let’s get into the thick of things…share your take on “dense.”” * A tree (cherry? apple? something else? I’m not sure!! I think cherry…), dense with flowers. I love Spring!! 🙂 * Pic taken at Maymont Park, Richmond, VA, last weekend.Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: DENSE
This week’s photo challenge: “Sometimes it’s fun to take a step back from interpretive challenges and just celebrate a color: green!” * I found some notable green today, at Maymont Park, in Richmond, Virginia. I think this first one below might be my favorite. Maybe not the shot itself (it’s just a snapshot…nothing special.) But […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: GREEN!
Today’s blogging prompt from WordPress is the single word, UNDERESTIMATE. * I was reminded last weekend that some of the most beautiful, worthy things (to photograph, to view, or just to experience & absorb) are often the simple, natural ones. Wildflowers…sunny skies…imperfect, rough-hewed structures…bright green leaves on Spring trees. * I’ll add, while I’m thinking […]Read More Daily Prompt: UNDERESTIMATE
This week’s photo challenge: “…[S]hare your vision of our glorious Mother Earth.” * I love wildflowers!! **Taken at the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in Mclean, VA, on Sunday**Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: EARTH
1-R.E.M. Pretty much their entire musical catalog! I’ve been cycling it on repeat for the last two weeks. And then (as if I needed reminding why I’ve loved R.E.M. so long and so well), a few days ago I ran across the below performance by Michael Stipe of David Bowie’s “Man Who Sold the World.” […]Read More 3 Things I’m Loving Right Now: R.E.M., Spring Plants, Vegan Cooking
This week’s photo challenge: “Intricate: what does it mean to you? Show us your interpretation.” * I would have called these little yellow flowers “simple” until I saw them contrasted against the brick today – and then I really saw them. I’ve always liked Spring, but this is the first Spring I can remember wherein […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: INTRICATE