Autumn Wonders

~ wonder and awe danced in the air witnessing nature’s grand affair neighbors gathering in their yards chattering like poetic bards eyes filled with delight from rainbow-colored light not to be outdone clouds summoned by the sun sparkling with refracted light wishing all a grand goodnight ~ This was the first double rainbow that I…

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Foraging for Beauty

~ my secret garden when walking through the forest where wonders abound ~ You might notice that I don’t even know the name of most of these plants and trees. I do know some, but it isn’t important to me. I am more interested in observing and appreciating the details of nature. Some people find…

Spring Renewal

~ Like John Muir, I go to the woods to be restored and renewed. Especially in spring, I go to see the cycles of life at play, appreciate earth’s beauty, and marvel at the wonders and miracles of life. ~ wandering and wondering I marvel at the beauty of nature each new discovery is a…

Walking on Snowshine

~ winter wonder blankets the trees feathery snow blowing in the breeze crunch crunch I go merrily through the snow a feast for the eyes magic toner for the thighs despite arctic temperatures we’re game adventurers this deer has come to eat a delicious bamboo treat ~ This deer has been around the backyard and…

winter, beauty

Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders ~ a crisp winter breeze golden grass glowing brightly anchors my heart strings ~ I haven’t been getting outside much lately, at least not to parks or long nature walks where I usually find beauty to photograph and feed my soul. To keep that part of me alive, I’m posting a collection of…

Soul Spaces 117- Self-Care

Soul Spaces 117 – Self-Care Now more than ever we need to take exquisite care of ourselves. Please make sure you are nourishing your body, mind, and soul. Photography is one of the ways I anchor myself in joy, wonder, and connection. Here are some of my favorite tips for self-care.  Spend time feeling gratitude,…

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…

wisdom, owl, Cindy Knoke

Piercing Eyes

Piercing Eyes ~ your piercing eyes filled with wisdom and guise peering into distant space with fearsome grace ~ you freely share your beauty have we the eyes to see our duty to ask the cooperation of nature and find our proper nomenclature ~ Mythology and folklore ascribe both good and bad omens to owls.…

Vera Komnig, painting, poetry

Cosmic Light

Cosmic Light   visitors from distant galaxies meteors dash across the horizon filling the sky with wondrous light leaving trails of cosmic joy ~ This painting by Vera Komnig fills my heart with joy. It’s like liquid sunshine! I invite you to explore Vera’s wonderful artwork.

Perseides Meteor Shower, poetry

Magic Nights

Magic Nights magic moments stir the night skies on fire with glorious light cosmic visitors streak across the sky wonder filling my heart and third eye ~ Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere were treated to three nights of magic in the skies last week. The Perseid Meteor Shower visited in full force with comet…