Can you see through the thicket? 10.12.20

Sometimes thorns can be so menacing yet beautiful in a hardy natural way…

These thorns provide protection while standing guard along the fleshy skin of it’s master… beware!

Is a rose just a rose? 10,11.20

A rose by any other name… even in it’s imperfection, the rose is a delicate creation that enthralls me with its variation in color and exquisite aroma… if I were a bee…

To bee or not to bee?10.5.20

This bug eyed creature seems to be posing for me as I respect the work that it is doing for our environment and the procreation of nature’s grace. I love bees… and I do believe this one loves me!

Nature’s continuous 9.30.20

The reproductive cycle continues in nature… ever flowing never static… from the #yin to #yang. Until we pollute or destroy its balance…

Barrel in a cage 9.29.20

Often times Mother Nature takes it upon herself to build natural barriers for her creations. It is interesting to watch how each of them adapt… their flexibility is incredible as the bends and twists occur as needed.

Look closely… cautiously…9.28.20

Come closer, but don’t let the spines grab you. If you peer into the fleshy skin of this cactus you see the lush green underbelly and the baby spines fighting to burst forth into existence. I want to touch but think I may not…

3 stages of life 9.25.20

I look from left to right:

withered bloom

Newly forming buds

Full blooming flower

All performing the tasks assigned to them by Mother Nature, obediently.

Look at me 9.22.20

Welcome to Autumn and the beauty of this single bloom. I saw the colors and was reminded of a popsicle I loved as a kid… one flavor melted into the next… I couldn’t resist capturing it. Still one of my favorites!!! Enjoy!