Very small wildflowers that were growing on my property. Unfortunately, they’re gone now after mowing in the front and some clean-up behind the house. “I’m going to give you a handful of wildflowers so, each petal that falls will remind you that the earth breathes, and the moon rises.” (Carolyn Riker)

“White stuff”

While half of the United States is dealing with heavy snows, blizzard conditions, power outages, and other weather-related issues, the other half, which is where I live, is experiencing record-breaking warm temperatures. We are seeing a different sort of “white stuff”… “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It…

Guarding his property

My neighbors’ rooster “Many of us who aren’t farmers or gardeners still have some element of farm nostalgia in our family past, real or imagined: a secret longing for some connection to a life where a rooster crows in the yard.”  (Barbara Kingsolver)

Butterfly wings

Butterflies can’t see their wings.They can’t see how truly beautiful they are,but everyone else can.People are like that as well.-Unknown

Seed Heads

Another sure sign Fall is on the way. Seed heads of my Country Clematis… “The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.” (Leo Buscaglia)

Orb Weavers

North Georgia is home to several different orb-weaving spiders, but I don’t ever remember seeing webs woven this tightly. I captured these orbs last week in the early morning sun. “When a spider makes a beautiful web, the beauty comes out of the spider’s nature. It’s instinctive beauty. How much of the beauty of our…

Small creatures

“I cannot but have reverence for all that is called life.  I cannot avoid compassion for everything that is called life.  That is the beginning and foundation of morality.” (Albert Schweitzer)

Let me be as a feather

“Let me be as a feather. Strong with purpose yet light at heart, able to bend. And, tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again.” (Anita Sams)

A very bright sunset

At Rabbit Ridge Run near Valle Crucis, North Carolina “Sunset is the opening music of the night.”Mehmet Murat ildan


“Wildflowers aren’t meant to be cut & tamed. They’re meant to be loved & admired.” –Anthony T. Hincks Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day