Just to know you are not alone. Just to know someone understands. Someone hears, someone knows. Gives a peace that came from above. That was sent just for you. Hold on to it, it was a gift. Others understand and care. You are not alone.
Feeling prayers everywhere. Knowing God is with you. Brings peace and comfort. That nothing else can do.
Actions and expressions can brighten someone’s day.
Knowing not what to say, often brings silence.
Did you see him?
Fall is here!
Reflecting back to early summer, I remembered taking pictures of my peony bush. I love the peony bloom. This year for the first time, I noticed how beautiful the bloom is as it is loosing all of the petals.
Even when all petals are gone the peony bloom is still beautiful. A tribute to the beautiful life lived by a friend of mine.
Having fun visualizing shapes in the sky while looking at the clouds.
Last year I posted what had happen to this tree. While sitting on my porch I was able to get this picture of both of them. They have only been back a few more times. I think maybe they have a nest close by. I don’t know. The woods are full of trees for them. I think the woodpecker is a beautiful bird. That is a lot of work on that tree to get some food.
From one day to the next afternoon, our geese and the eggs were gone. We were shocked and clueless. There was no sign of broken eggs, feathers or anything. They were just gone. It has been hard for me to post this. But yes, I had become attached.
A long time friend did some research for me and discovered I had the wrong name for this beautiful plant. It is not Jack in the Pulpit as I once thought. A very kind, older gentleman gave me this plant, so it will always be special to me regardless of the name. I think I will leave the identification of plants to those more qualified than I am. I will just take their pictures and enjoy their beauty.
I wanted to post and update showing all the stages of growth of this plant. It always has something growing throughout the season.
SEE THE FLOWERS
I was given with great love.
To someone to take care of and enjoy.
I grew and and grew every year.
With foliage pretty and green.
Never showing what lay beneath.
This year I let my flower appear.
I am so glad that you could see.
Sometimes in life we miss the flowers.
That hide inside of others.
Because we do not see.
I am not a camera professional and my pictures are not always clear and crisp. The settings I leave to the camera. Regardless, I really had fun this morning taking pictures of these bluebirds. I noticed that the male would fly off with the female and come back with her at the same time. He would then sit on the outside as she entered the house. I’m sure she was feeding the little baby bluebirds.
The parents are awaiting the day and I know this mother will be glad to get out of this hot sun. I think the goslings should hatch sometime during this next week.
I was so excited when I saw these two Canadian geese on this lake.
At my age, I still get excited and thrilled to watch wildlife go through the process of the incubation period, watching the eggs hatch and the goslings (in this case) emerge.
The gander is always close by keeping watch over his family.
I am still enjoying the beauty of our nature as our wild flowers continue to bloom and some of my dependable perennials.
I enjoy watching these grow each year. My father’s amaryllis bulbs I transplanted years ago and my husband’s grandmother’s perennial petunias.
Weeds so beautiful under my feet as I walk, brightens my day, brings a smile to my face
and adds beauty everywhere I look.
As before, I am sharing where he is if you could not enlarge the picture and find him. RED FOX SQUIRREL
The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. Psalm 19: 1 NKJV
As we drove home one afternoon the sunset was beautiful. The colors were continuing to change. I was taking pictures as fast as I could with my husband’s cell phone. At one point the woods looked as if they were on fire. Black was coming out of the redness as if it was smoke. We were completely mesmerized by the beauty.
A long time friend did some research for me and discovered I had the wrong name for this beautiful plant. It is not Jack in the Pulpit as I once thought. A very kind, older gentleman gave me the plant, so it will be special to me regardless of the name. I think I will leave the identification of plants to those more qualified than I am. I will just take their pictures and enjoy their beauty.