The smell of moist earth and lilacs hung in the air like wisps of the past and hints of the future. (Margaret Millar) Ahhhhhhh…the melodious scent of lilacs is practically enough to put me into a trance. I can’t really think of another more distinctly memorable essence with such direct links to my childhood.… Continue reading “Sweet Dreams, Lilac”
This Mama’s Life
All day long, she feeds & protects her "new" babies... The second "family" we've had in our little birdhouse this summer!
One Yard, Endless Possibilities Every Day…
Six snaps within minutes of each other yesterday!
Hummingbird Drinks from a Hosta Bloom
Caught a hummingbird grabbing some breakfast out in the garden this morning!
Summer Squalls over the Blue Ridge Mountains
Far off views of the rain from summer squalls pouring down onto the Blue Ridge Mtns, simultaneously mists rise up from the around the mtns in Shenandoah National Park forest, at sunset...
~My Photo Share~ #24
It's campfire season...time to toast some marshmallows...this one's a little overdone!
~My Photo Share~ #22
Sunset at the pier. - Wachapreague, Eastern Shore, VA
~My Photo Share~ #21
Had an early morning visitor today!
~My Photo Share~ #11
"Dad of 3 Daughters?" I think I've taken 6,487 photos of them & this "house" by now. They must be close to fledging. I took this one this morning. The Mom's been doing most of the feedings today, then this one happened!! To me it looks like the Dad is looking staunchly right at me… Continue reading ~My Photo Share~ #11
~My Photo Share~ #6
Purple Salvia enjoying some sun.
~My Photo Share~ #5
A Bee on the 'Bee Balm'!