Today I got lost in a field of wildflowers

WILDFlOWERS – Wildflowers…I envy them.  Seeds to be cast by the wind to land where they may, they stay and hold against most hot and most cold. They persevere, roots shallow, yet fierce and free. They epitomize to me everything that I sometimes yearn to be. -Julie Andrews

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Birds of a Feather: Belted Kingfisher

Oh, those days when I tell myself  ‘I am going hiking without the company of my heavy long lens’ turns out to be the day I wish I had gone hiking with my heavy long lens. Hopefully, I will be able lucky enough to spot this Kingfisher the next time I visit Taltree Arboretum and […]

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Birds of A Feather: American Goldfinch (I Think?!)

So many birds, so little time. I am by any means an Ornithologist a.k.a. Birdologist, I simply enjoy discovering them with the help of my camera.  We all know common types of birds like robins, sparrows and cardinals, but when I am trying to identify birds not so commonly known to me, I typically refer […]

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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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