A Wild Joy

Maybe I look half-crazed, kneeling down, waiting amid the greenery and dandelions, swaying as I try to focus…just a little closer, without alarming these airy, little creatures who finally seem to pose, appease the mad woman in the leaves; I wait as they dance and alight, swirl together and land, brushing my hand in aContinue reading “A Wild Joy”

A Rare Focus

Sometimes you wait just long enough, patient to let the camera focus, allow the wind to pause, and your hand to steady before taking the shot…. This tiny bit of beauty, a blend of watercolors, lavender, orange, spring-green, each smooth line,  each nuanced hue, all that define one unique flower becomes this perfect moment. IContinue reading “A Rare Focus”

Elegant Bloom

A friend sent me these photos of an elegant bloom hanging in air, a little speck of bedecked  petals hovering above the blossoming garden like a hummingbird seeking her fair portion of pollen. There is such rare beauty we walk past, over, through each day, but we too often  fail to pause and take aContinue reading “Elegant Bloom”

Being Still

“But these are flowers that fly and all but sing…” — Robert Frost I often catch the movement  above me as I walk along  the garden’s edge, and I know,  if I am patient, one will alight  near enough to see. I thought  the cold winds from a few days  past had called and liftedContinue reading “Being Still”