Soft shade of Pink

“ Don’t you know? What makes a rose beautiful is not just its petals but also its thorns.” – Simon B Thomas FOTD

White flowering trees

“A white flower grows in the quietness. Let your tongue become that flower.” – Rumi These are trees that are just now starting to show its white blooms here in one of the streets where I walk. Flower of the Day – FOTD Thursday Tree Love

Closeups in my Garden

“Never underestimate the healing power of a quiet moment in the garden.” – unknown CMMC – Closeups in my Garden FOTD


“To plant a flower is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn As the world changes so does the life of a flower. I started documenting this orchid’s daily development from a bud to full bloom. CFFC – Tomorrow FOTD – Orchids

A single red rose

“A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose.” – Oscar Wilde FOTD Life in Colour

Flowers in a Bucket

”Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank Entry for FOTD and CMMC

Whatever makes me smile is inspiration…

“If you’re reading this…Congratulations, you’re alive.If that’s not something to smile about,then I don’t know what is.” ― Chad Sugg Everything inspires me … not just a specific thing but that I am seeing this world through my very own eyes, I can dream, I can see my kids even in video messaging, I can hug my…

Spring Blossoms

“The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” – S. Brown It is that time again… these pretty pink Cherry Blossoms are in bloom now. For Cee’s Flower of the Day – FOTD

Pink Daisies

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”– Frances Hodgson Burnett For Cee’s Flower of the Day – FOTD

From Orange Trees to Orange Beanies

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – CFFC – Orange, which incorporates a few other Challenges. These are some orange trees during the past autumn season at the Rhododendron Botanical Garden. For BeckyB’s #TreeSquare Orange variety of flowers for…

Yellow Flower

“Today is going to be a great day.” The sky may be grey today where I am, but that is not a reason not to be happy. Happy Monday everyone. This is for Cee’s FOTD challenge #macroMonday

One Photo… Two Ways

“Don’t wait for the perfect moment, take the moment and make it perfect.” – unknown For LAPD Lens Artist Photo Challenge – For Jez’s Water Water Everywhere My first photo is a rough rendition of boats in the Vltava, the longest river in the Czech Republic. This is just my trial of the Adobe Paint…