light & shadows

_MG_9870-1 sm.jpgDon’t you just love how every day holds something different for you? Even if you’re doing the same things every day, there’s something new in each one of them. Something I love to watch that changes even with every moment of the day is the light and shadows that come through the windows in my country home. I could just sit and watch them for hours … as they’re moving from side to side, getting brighter throughout the day, and then dimming as we head towards evening. Who would’ve thought such a simple thing as this could create such beauty and interest. Continue reading “light & shadows”

favorite flower

My favorite flower changes … I think it all depends on the season, or what I have available. I absolutely love peonies, but they’re only in season for such a short time.

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Lavender seems to be available to me year round. I grow it in my yard and so I take lots of photos of this gorgeous long stem of a flower.

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And then there are tulips … I never really liked them until I started doing a photography challenge a few years ago. They are really fun to photograph in all stages of their blooming period.

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I’ll finish this with the sunflower … I grow these in my yard too and I just love the bright yellow-orange color. They are truly a ‘happy’ flower!

 

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Okay, so I guess I really don’t have a favorite … flowers are just so pretty! I love them all!

Do you have a favorite?

Carolyn

a wildflower year

Winter and spring rains provided much more green and wildflowers than we’ve had in many years here on the Central Coast of California. They seemed to be popping up overnight, more and more each day.

On this particular morning, it was cold and a bit dreary. That quickly changed to Continue reading “a wildflower year”