Cardinals are the main bright spot in an otherwise drab and dreary winter landscape
The chickadees are chattering in the old pine tree. What are they up to?
The white pelicans are arriving in my part of the US on a daily basis. They will hang out here for the winter. Large numbers of them come to Kentucky Lake and Reelfoot Lakeevery year. The numbers of winter arrivals have been increasing in recent years. The white pelicans are mostly people-shy and stay well away from populatedContinue reading “Pelicans”
These swimmers are so funny with their underwater antics. Cormorants love to make people smile!
Did Charles Dickens have a deeper meaning in mind when he named his iconic character “Ebenezer” Scrooge? Its a topic that had never occurred to me until I heard the literal translation of the name, Ebenezer, which is “Stone of Help.” It was the name given to a stone that was erected after a battleContinue reading “The Ebenezer Stone”
Water is healing. Here is a close up look at moving water.
The Star Magnolia are blooming profusely this week. The scent is wonderful! These trees are on the grounds of the Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Water Reflections As the winter moves on it is a wonder to see the bare branches reflecting in the water. Spring will soon be here and these leafless winter trees will be forgotten as fresh new green takes over. But for now they peacefully hang over the water calmly reflecting in the surface and onContinue reading “Sunday Slideshow–Water Reflections”
Do we, as artists, reveal to the world what there is around us to be grateful for? We see, hear, and feel the beauty that may be missed by others, especially those caught up in the rat race of the busyness of life. For myself, I forget to approach each canvas as an opportunity toContinue reading “Weekend Inspiration–Gratitude”