Beauty is a fragile thing

It looks like a Luna Moth except that it is brown instead of green. And its wings appear to be very fragile, like brown leaves or even thin brown paper. “Beauty is a fragile thing.” (Ovid)

A hint of Autumn

We may be in the dog days of summer, but leaves on the maple tree are already beginning to show a hint of the cooler weather to come.

The little things in life

“Happy are those who take life day by day, complain very little, and are thankful for the little things in life.” (Author unknown)

The Hawk Feather

I often find hawk feathers on my property. This one was on my gravel driveway, but I left it alone because according to the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, it is illegal to own hawk feathers or to remove them from one’s property. However, by the next day it had disappeared anyway. “Lean forward into…

Pocket of joy: Dianthus

This one is for my aunt in Paris. I love the term “pocket of joy.” I first heard it on a Netflix reality show when one of the main stars, speaking of his difficult growing-up years, also spoke of the pockets of joy that sustained him through those difficult times.

Orange Daylilies

True to their name, these lilies really did last only one day. Linked to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Orange and to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Calla lily

Only one bloom this year, and like so many plants in my garden it didn’t bloom at all last year. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day