Foggy Morning: Backyard, Indiana

The result of being up at 4:00 AM on a rainy foggy morning due to Daylight Savings Time and a lingering cold.  Bundled up and headed outside for a quick photo op. The weather has been very mild for October and early November, I even found my next door neighbor’s bush still blooming flowers.   […]

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The Last Rose

Tis the last rose of summer left blooming alone; all her lovely companions have faded and gone. – Thomas More

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Finca El Girasol, Guanica, Puerto Rico

Recently a friend from the photo club I belong to, posted some of the most spectacular photos of the sunflower field at Matthiessen State Park in Oglesby, Illinois, that I have ever seen. The field was bursting with these tall, beautiful sunflower blooms, what almost seemed to me like they were growing in unison.  Really […]

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Spring Awakening: The Chicago Botanic Garden – Orchid Show 2017

For weeks I had been anxiously waiting to visit the Chicago Botanic Garden’s  annual orchid show for the first time ever and finally was able to make it out to Glencoe, Illinois last weekend. I had made arrangements with my friend and fellow photographer enthusiast, Tamara, for a super early start to our day (I find […]

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