Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene

After a rather rough week, I’m really in need of a serene scene. My dog of 12 years passed away last Sunday and it has been tough knowing that she’ll never be there again to greet me when I walk in the door, to comfort me when I had a bad day and just to…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein There is something about benches mixed in among the trees and bushes at gardens and parks that I just love. I feel like I could just sit on that bench all day with a good book, a cup of ice coffee…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dense

Who would have ever thought that there would be a dense underground forest in Manhattan? For a little more than two years The Lowline Lab project was on display in New York City’s Lower East Side. A few months ago my friend and I visited the lab and I’m counting down the days to 2021 when the project…

Allium

Up until last year, I had never heard of the plant allium before. Allium’s common name is actually ornamental onion, but they look nothing like an onion, I refer to them as a spiky snowball-like plant. They bloom early in the spring and are so pretty in all stages of blooming, from bud to full…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped

The theme for this week’s photo challenge is enveloped and I thought this photo I shot was a great example of the theme. I call this photo my happy accident. I was shooting the plant wanting to capture the buds before they burst open in the next few days and I did not notice the…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

This week’s photo challenge topic is shadowed and I wanted to share this photo I took underneath a Kazan cherry tree last spring.