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?

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

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

Evening Walks and End of Summer Blooms

On the evenings the little monkey is with her Dad, and I don’t have to work late, the Man and I usually take a nice walk around the neighborhood.  Well, that is after the wretched heat subsides – if it’s still well above 80°F, we’ll wait until it cools some more.  I really enjoy these… Continue reading Evening Walks and End of Summer Blooms

Gardenia

Hidden behind glossed green lies intense, fragrant blooms awaiting notice.   These wonderful flowers greet me every day as there are loads of them in our courtyard.  I have a sensitive smeller, and they are too much for me to have inside, but boy do I love the wafting goodness outside. What’s the top blossom in… Continue reading Gardenia