Painted Lady Monarchs

Last Saturday, May 18, I attended a release of Painted Lady Monarchs at the Jacksonville Arboretum! I love the place, but I didn’t know that they did yearly butterfly releases, and I’m so glad I heard about it this year. So first, here’s a slideshow of the previous time I wandered the trails here. SomeContinue reading “Painted Lady Monarchs”


Shinrin-yoku – forest bathing, considered a healing practice

I’ve been stuck in my head a lot lately, and as I make what I intend to be emotional work inside of a small dark studio, that doesn’t always help. So, as Florida has been cooling down lately, and I recently got ar 50mm lens, I took the time on a Saturday to visit some local nature trails and spend some time observing nature. These aren’t the most artsy, perfectly composed photos, but they were precisely what I needed to create at the time.

Color Your World 2017 Wrap Up

We made it through all 120 days! 4 months. Can you believe it? Make sure to continue to check out the #cyw and #coloryourworld tags in your reader and the participant list on the home page to see what everyone has shared. Thank you all so much for participating. I sincerely hope you had fun searchingContinue reading “Color Your World 2017 Wrap Up”

Color Your World – Black

It’s the last day! Stay tuned for a full CYW wrap up later this afternoon. The Color your World challenge will run January through April, for 120 days, with a new Crayola color topic posting each day. Join in daily, or post at your leisure. Enter your photos, drawings, quotes, poems, stories, anything, as long asContinue reading “Color Your World – Black”