National Treasures

National Treasures ~ crystal clear waters soft clouds pass lush green mountains beautiful treasures ~ ~ Sadly our beautiful Buffalo River is being polluted by hog farms moving into the surrounding lands. Despite research showing the harm and voracious protests, the state has continued to grant permits for large scale hog farming. The Buffalo River…

Blue Bonnet Bliss

Blue Bonnet Bliss ~ fields of bluebonnets blossoms dancing in the sun acres of blue bliss  ~ I love these images from my friend Gayle with contrasting layers of color; bluebonnets, red indian paintbrush, green grass, yellow flowers, brown fields, and blue skies. Layers of goodness to warm my heart. One day, I’m going to…

Tulip Parade

Tulip Parade ~ bright petals glowing a carousel of colors tulips on parade ~ The tulips are in full bloom around town. They’re a favorite for home and public gardens due to their brilliant colors and early blooms. Our downtown streets and square are filled with a parade of bright tulip blossoms announcing the arrival…

spring, poetry

Feeling the Fever

Feeling the Fever ~ dancing with color her canvas bursting with life feeling the fever ~ This painting by Vera Komnig really stirs my soul. It dances with color and vibrancy that leaps off the image and is appropriately called Spring Fever! You can explore more of Vera’s wonderful art on her website. Happy Spring…

Craggy Dreams, poetry

Craggy Mountains

Craggy Mountains ~ moss covered limestone ancient mountains worn away leaving craggy dreams ~ Arkansas has some of the oldest mountains in the United States. They’ve been worn down by time, wind, and water. This beautiful image was taken by my friend Kristin Jones. She is a true nature lover who often manages to capture…

beauty, macro views, poetry

Hidden Charms

Hidden Charms ~ macro details shine fresh views of nature’s splendor beauty revealed ~ When I was younger, I was focused on the obvious beauty of a sunset, mountain range, or grand vista. Those beautiful sights stirred my passion for nature and photography. Gradually, since living in Arkansas, I’ve learned to look more closely at…

sunset view

Room With a View

Room With a View ~ art to feed my heart food to nourish my body a home full of love ~ My heart is happy! My new digs are pretty wonderful. The house is full of art and artistic touches like this cozy reading nook, including a beautiful stain glass lamp that gives the room…