Its raining, the water making its way to the ground. Slowwly dripping from the petals of our poppies, they begin to glisten. The poppy drops.
The petals are fragile, delicate. Its life visible right in the bud’s veins. Filled with chlorophyll, the bud prepares for the next stage of its life. The stage that gives us life. Nutrition at its most simplest form, the peapod.
“In the Spotlight”
Underneath, the blooms hide. So new, the shade gives them comfort on hot days. Just speckles of light make it through. To cast them in the spotlight.
It isn’t always about what is received, but when the gift is thoughtful, it makes is special.
In the wilderness, all is quiet. The trees softly hum as they sway with the wind. As you look up, it makes the drive to get there worth it all.
Here, in the Riviera Maya, the waters are so crystal clear, you can see the bottom. This sinkhole is just the beginning of the adventure that awaits beneath the earth. The water flows for miles and only the truly adventurous will explore the never ending channels.
As we awake from our long winter, the signs of spring begin to emerge, dotting the landscape with color. It makes everything look warmer just by blooming, spreading its petals. Its time to get outdoors again and see what else nature has to offer this year.
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So quiet. Most people would rather stay by the fire, warm. Not wanting to venture out. The adventurous explore. Out to see what the world has to offer, in all its glory. In the snow.
They rise above it all, above the weeds, above the grass. Their blue flowers just wanting to be noticed as they sway with the wind. So gentle, fragrant. The wildflowers in the field.
It’s the eclipse of the century, totality in most of the Pacific Northwest. In our region, we are just north of totality, but brilliant none the less. An HDR version clearly shows the actual eclipse (lower right of star) and all the colors that go along with it. Out of this world.