Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess – Oscar Wilde If the above quote is true, then Vegas is a place that succeeds in its excess. Sitting here, thinking about another -30 degrees with the windchill day, I would take the excesses of Vegas without a complaint. The weather was incredible – no …
One of the things I like to do is highlight the details, the small things, in flowers that you don’t see unless you – or your camera lens – get very close to the subject. This week, I found out how challenging it is to find the details in mythology. I posed a simple question …
Nice visit to Allan Gardens last week – a little white with a poppin’ purple background. I do love purple!
I have a knack, on occasion, for taking photos of flowers or plants that are stunning but perhaps have a flaw here or there. I used to reject those photos because I was looking for the perfect picture which, by extension, needed to be of a perfect plant. Just as I am learning, through studying …
“Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions or conflicts.” Sigmund Freud
I chose this photo as my favourite from 2014 for one big reason: my children surprised me on my birthday with a blanket with this photo weaved into it. It was an incredibly touching and thoughtful gift. It speaks to who they are and how well they know me. I often like to start my …
We are still crossing our fingers that we will be able to deliver snow for our West coast visitor this holiday season but it’s beginning to look like a repeat of 2012…. not 2013!
We are not in Buffalo, thank goodness, but the snow has arrived. On the day I had my very first snow tires installed. Methinks that is a sign. Hoping it does not turn into ice….that was a storm my garden would like to forget.
The real soft whiteness will soon be arriving – snow is in the forecast. There’s always time to reflect back on another type of soft white – Allen Gardens, February, 2014.
“I don’t feel very much like Pooh today,” said Pooh. “There, there,” said Piglet. “I’ll bring you tea and honey until you do.” I have a friend who brings me back to myself every time. I got to have some laughs and some time to get back to myself last night.