Category Archives: Nature

Backyard Beauties

I took a stroll in our backyard, phone camera in hand, and found several backyard beauties delightfully displaying their colorful charms. I’m grateful they share their gifts with the bees and me. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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Nature’s Show-Offs

I love flowers. Their beauty delights and astounds me. It seems that almost every week at our home new flowers take their turn in the spotlight. The top two images are of the plant whose blossoms are on center stage … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms in DC

One of the things I’ve long wanted to do was to stroll the Mall in Washington, DC, while¬†experiencing the splendor and beauty of many of its 2,000 cherry trees in full bloom as we¬†walked along the Potomac River among some … Continue reading

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More Rain (YAY!) and Flowers

A rainy day bestows liquid pearls on roses elegantly decked out to celebrate Spring in style. With Love, Russ

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Some of My Favorite Things

I snapped this shot during a rainstorm. I cracked open my window when the rain was pouring down. I love the the sound of rain. With Love, Russ

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Early Bloomer

The early bloomer gets the glory as this little show-off demonstrates how it’s done to her budding community on one of my cherry trees. Warm weather (75 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit) in February after heavy rains has inspired blooming buds … Continue reading

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Winter Bloom

I looked up from keyboard on our dining room table (yet another temporary work area as the construction continues) to see this exquisite winter bloom. It put a smile on my face as I experienced its delicate multi-faceted beauty against … Continue reading

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