Nature’s Patterns

Patterns – a basis for understanding –math, sewing, architecture… and when it comes to art –nature is a master at employing patterns… …awe-inspiring, faith-inducing – beautiful. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: patterns.) All images from personal collection. Advertisements

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Texture

This crumbling foundationa testament to character –hard battles fought and won. I built fences, long ago –tried to bury my fallaciesbut all that decays, too Structures either maintain or not,but life continues, a constant flowlike a river, softens our perspectives. (Images for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: texture. Words penned for my ‘wild card’ challenge, my […]

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My Heart’s Song is…

…a little orange bird. (Altamira Oriole and Vermillion Flycatcher from personal collection. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Color of your choice.)

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CFFC: Orange and Pink

Cee like to challenge us every week with her Fun Foto Challenge. This week she wants orange and pink in the same image. Naturally my mind goes immediately to grandchildren, who have no qualms about combining bright hues. This one’s sleeping bag even fits the criteria. Nature also dips her paintbrush in multi-colours to celebrate […]

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Like a Rainbow

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is to find images that portray at least four colours of the rainbow. This garden of snapdragons, taken last summer, is a breath of fresh air, storm or not. Stained glass from the parliament buildings in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A heart rainbow!

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Black and White: CFFC

Springtime, and daffodils –in variations of yellow –memories now, coloursfaded to black and white. Yet, beauty lingers – the softedges of a perched dove,her mourning song still echoesa lulling, welcoming coo. And white retains brillianceagainst a backdrop of darkness,in stillness magnifies, beauty’sexuberance refusing to lay dormant. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Black and White. Also […]

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Two By Two

Two, two-footed bumps on a log… One unlikely pair… A tango for two… And two snuggle-ducks… (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: pairs)

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