It is the simple pleasures in life that bring me joy. Watching a Carolina Chickadee build a nest, birds feeding and foraging, and cardinals enjoying a bath….
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more. Lord Byron
I’ve found that I typically wander to the same spots around my home to photograph nature. It occurred to me that I was not taking advantage of all that surrounds me on this natural paradise that is my home! These photos are the results of my new “meanderings”! This last photo reminds me of some creature, but I just can’t put my finger on it! I trust you will enjoy!
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” Maya Angelou
I knew how beautiful this island paradise was, but now I've seen it through different eyes!
Within all of us is a varying amount of space lint and star dust, the residue from our creation. Most are too busy to notice it, and it is stronger in some than others. It is strongest in those of us who fly and is responsible for an unconscious, subtle desire to slip into some wings and try for the elusive boundaries of our origin. ~K.O. Eckland, “Footprints On Clouds”
I believe it was my Momma that awoke my love of nature and birds. She has always loved the hummingbird, so Momma, I dedicate this photo to you! I hope you know how very much I love you…….
I’ve been away for a while due to family circumstances. I hope to pick back up and continue to share the beauty that surrounds me! Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain. Douglas Coupland
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. Socrates
Some of you may have watched the recent show aired on PBS, “Parrot Confidential.” For some it was the first time they saw into the world that is “Avian.” For others, it merely confirmed, in some ways, the current plight of the domestic and wild parrot population. I have been fortunate to share my home with an Umbrella Cockatoo for 12 years. I was one that plunged into the world that is “Parrot” with […]