The soft lavender in this lily-like flower caught my eye.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Lily Photo #1 Lily Photo #2 Lily Photo #3 You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Monet’s Water Lily Pond Other Flower Posts

Of all the gorgeous things I saw at Clos Normand, Claude Monet’s house in Giverny, his water lily pond was perhaps my favorite.  Surrounded by bamboo thickets and weeping willow trees, the serene pond is flanked by Monet’s old, green rowboat at one end and the Japanese foot bridge at the other. What do you […]

Like much of the middle part of the country, Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has been suffering from oppressive heat and no rain for many, many months.  The weather seems to have taken a toll on everyone  and everything, from farmers to suburban landscaping, from rivers and creeks to the wildlife that depends on them. Drought Photo #1.  A […]

My daughter Caroline recently brought home a pink betta fish named Fabio.  (Long story, and you have to know Caroline.)  Our cat Cali couldn’t be more pleased and now spends endless hours up on the kitchen bar checking out Fabio. You Might Also Enjoy: Fishing at Sunset Evening Fish Sassy with a Touch of Photoshop […]

Despite a substantial drought here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA, I was still able to capture many flowers throughout the month of July.  Here are some of my favorites… What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below?  Am I getting any of the names right?!?! July Flower Photo #1.  Close-up of a coneflower.  I love coneflowers! July […]