There’s such a variety of plant life out there. The first is a saucer plant native to the Canary Island. The second is a tiger lily which can be found all over Asia. Fascinating to view close up.
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Mont Sainte-Victoire was a frequent subject of the painter Paul Cézanne. This view is from the Terrain des peintures (Field of Painters) in Aix-en-Provence, France a 15 minute walk up the hillside from his workshop. The trees and new homes obscure the once wide open view but the mountain remains.
Young ferns slowly unraveling
Ferns were the first plants I learned about in biology. I couldn’t tell you much about them beyond that tidbit, but watching their different stages of life makes me think of my own.
Trail in Fog
This side path up to Clingmans dome was bathed in fog on the walk up to the vista. Soft steps and creaking trees were the only sounds heard.
View from the Mountain Top
This view from the Cascade mountain peak set the stage for our trip through the Adirondack Mountains. The nearest mountain […]
Leaves in Shadow
I was walking through the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve and I’ve noticed when walking on trails in […]
I enjoy how the grays of the pine cones contrast with the browns of the leaves and fallen branches. Still […]
It’s been interesting trying to find subjects in a sea of dead trees. At times, it seems like only shades […]
Growth from the Wood
Beach side walks introduce little wonders. Growing on the side of a fallen tree this colony of oyster mushrooms survives […]
Beach at Sunset
This view was the reward after a short hike through the hill side. It’s a bit of a cliché but […]
It’s pleasant to see a hardy flower fighting against the coming cold holding off the will to wilt through the […]
Assortment of Fallen Leaves
I spotted this patch of fall leaves while driving one afternoon. The shades of yellow, brown, and hints of green […]