Category Archives: Nature

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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Mystery Bird & Beach Day

Anyone know what kind of bird this is? My Beloved and I saw four of them in  a large tree as we explored a trail along the San Lorenza River near Capitola, California this afternoon. She suggested we drop everything … Continue reading

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Sunset and Silhouettes

Two of my favorite things are sunsets and silhouettes of trees. The image above is the visual treat that greeted me at the end of my book event at Loma Prieta last weekend. It was a wonderful way to end … Continue reading

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