Flowers and figlia – what’s your muse?

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And ….alliteration, but that’s not what we’re talking about today.  Today I’m flashing back to the Daily Post’s June 26 Photo Challenge that asked us to discuss our muse.  What do I turn to again, and again to inspire me to create? I’ve always thought the idea of a muse was romantic. For me it… Continue reading Flowers and figlia – what’s your muse?

False Gharials And Fly River Turtles… Floating 

How excited was I to read on Saturday that the Weekly Photo Challenge assignment (yep, I never seem to do it on a Friday) was to interpret “afloat” to the best of our abilities? Very, and I’ll tell you why… We were headed to the Los Angeles zoo yesterday because it was a beautiful spring… Continue reading False Gharials And Fly River Turtles… Floating 

G is for Gardening

One can probably tell from my recent photo challenges of late that I am a bit obsessed with flowers. So it’s no surprise really that “G” would be for gardening.  I find it calming, relatively easy (especially since I mostly don’t know what I am doing) and there has been a nice pay-off so far. I… Continue reading G is for Gardening

Blur – What comes into focus when other things go fuzzy

Even though I’ve been busy doing the A to Z Challenge, I still wanted to feed my newest addiction – the Weekly Photo Challenge. This past Friday’s assignment was to find beauty in a blur. I immediately had a photo in mind to share:   These are the new flowers on the remains of my… Continue reading Blur – What comes into focus when other things go fuzzy

Ephemeral – In the sky and on the ground

Yep, I’m addicted. Damn photo challenges! This past Friday’s photo challenge was to capture something ephemeral. I think with photography you are always trying to capture the ephemeral – snapping a moment that you’re afraid your aging brain might forget. Or, a moment so beautiful that you know no matter how good the picture is, it… Continue reading Ephemeral – In the sky and on the ground

Fresh Spring Blooms in Southern California

Not ready for prime time rose...

Spring is in full swing here in Southern California…actually, the scary thing is that it has been here since late February.  I don’t like that one bit, but I do like the colors that have sprung up over the past few weeks. Definitely things I like to see and  they make me appreciate the time… Continue reading Fresh Spring Blooms in Southern California