Isolated – Some trail-side plants and I find some water. 2 pictures
Ginger recently undertook a project to make a vessel a day for 100 days. Most days a new vessel of some sort would appear on my desk. The vases came with flowers, and the pots came with small plants. One-minute read, 2 pictures
Stamen – Hibiscus plant in the back yard. I was chatting with Ginger when I noticed the contrast between the light on the stamen of this flower and the darkness of the greenery behind it.
Flowering meadow – Day Two, Hercules Glades, Pees Hollow Trail.
Heading east on the Pilot Trail at Hercules Glades Wilderness – In modern parlance that would be the Tower Trail.
Indian paintbrush – Castilleja, commonly known as Indian paintbrush or prairie-fire. 2 pictures
Trailside Fungi. In my current favorite color. 2 pictures
Leaf and Leaves
Spring Daffodils – Carter Family Cemetery – Busiek Red / Yellow Trail. We hiked up the ridge and past the Carter Family Cemetery. 3 pictures
When I noticed the sunlight dappling the flower I decided to take the picture, no matter how twee hibiscus flower pictures are. Thinking about it; for a better shot I should have got the sunlight in the background behind the stamen.
Kitchen Window – We’re staying at our friend Penny’s house in Wales. This is the wonderful view out of her kitchen window. 3 pictures
Old man’s beard on the trees at the edge of the bluff
Staying with Jim and carol for a couple of days, I liked the look of the late afternoon sun on the grass in the field next to the workshop.
Prairie Flowers at the Springfield Nature Conservation Center – Despite the horrid heat, today we took Mick on a walk around the nature center. 3 pictures