Wild and Delicate

Colour does not fade into white here in Texas, as it does back home. Despite the relative cold, wildflowers still make an appearance, and the cycle of life continues to be represented, as demonstrated in this photo. (Submitted for Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge.) Advertisements

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The Great Outdoors

Colours, textures, aromas –the great outdoors provides enticement for imaginations,stories dwell in hidden spaces hearts open, and blood flowswith an unbridled sense of adventure. (For Nancy Merrill’s: A Photo a Week Challenge, The Great Outdoors)

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A Decision

 Despite flash flood warnings the rain has subsided without too much fuss.  We are waiting on the arrival of friends from back home, and having tidied up, I decide to take advantage of the break in weather and put my camera to use. I step outside just in time to see a cormorant swim by. […]

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Fluff

Against a goldenbackdrop, snow-like filamentsprepare to take flight. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day.)

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Acclimatizing

The birds and I rise early, wanting to catch the morning rays.  A heron stands sentinel in the distance as fish jump up and down along the canal.  The flurry of activity at this hour seems to be concentrated farther along.  The air is nippy, and I’ve worn a sweater and a jacket.  A small […]

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RV-Able: 600 Miles From Home

The cold is unrelenting, and sleep does not favour us this first night out, so at 4:00 a.m. we decide to take advantage of Walmart’s 24-hour service and get some groceries.  The sight of food stirs hunger and from there we find an all night Denny’s and order an early breakfast. That Ric is overtired is […]

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Blue Is More Than Melancholy

Blue is longing,for summer lakesand clear skies –a promise of forever It is the subtle hueof whimsical magicon wings that fly Blue is tuxedo perfectiona gift wrapped in perpetualsong, iridescent delight. (Submitted for Nancy Merrill’s, A Photo a Week Challenge: blue)

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