Open Water Lily

inspiration, nature quotes, Photography, Thoughts

We each have our own unfolding of a story. When we are just beginning to bud, it is difficult for others to see or imagine the impending beauty that will arise… but as we open to the world around us others are sure to marvel at such an exquisite sight.

June 15, 2012

Afternoon Delight

Bug, Identification, true bug

Here’s some bug sex for all you peeps out there (myself included.) What else would you expect from a dirty wormy?

June 14, 2012

Turtle Beach Sunset


Turtle Beach in Florida at sunset – minus the turtles.

June 13, 2012

Expansive Lightness

inspiration, Photography, Thoughts

This photo reminds us of the joy, expansiveness, and lightness of Spirit that is experienced when we take flight towards the seemingly unreachable sky.

June 12, 2012

Wood Sorrel Identification

edible, Identification, medicinal, spring wildflowers, summer wildflowers, Wildflowers, yellow wildflowers

Wood sorrel is both edible and medicinal. You can easily add a few leaves to a wild harvest salad for a bit of lemony tang or enjoy as a trail nibble. Like lemons, this plant also happens to be high in Vitamin C.

June 11, 2012

Bumble Bee On Red Clover

bee, Bug, Identification, Photography

Though it may not appear so from the photo – this bumblebee was almost as big as the clover flower it’s collecting from. Unlike honey bees, bumblebees often build their nests in the ground and produce small amounts of honey since only the queens survive the winter.

June 9, 2012

Stuffed Daylily with Herbed Cheese

appetizers, gluten-free, Recipes, vegetarian

Pair stuffed daylilies with champagne and you’ll have a show-stopper in more ways than one. The large bright flowers are eye-catching and unusual; a great conversation-starter; and very easy to make.

June 8, 2012

Tiny Pink Wildflower

inspiration, Photography, pink wildflowers, spring wildflowers, summer wildflowers, Thoughts

Deptford pink wildflowers are easy to overlook because of their tiny flower size. (About the size of a dime or smaller.) Had I been looking for something special or tiny, I probably would have missed this flower.

June 7, 2012

Ladybug On Grass

beetle, Bug, humor, Photography, Thoughts

This beautiful, brightly colored ladybug wears red to alert others to her Danger (she leaves a bad taste in your mouth.) Remember that, guys, next time you find a pretty lady in red.

June 6, 2012