Posted in garden, Grateful for, Nature, Photo challenge, pondering, Scope for the Imagination, Weekly Photo Challenge

My place in the world. (WP Photo Challenge)

This week we were asked …

For this week’s photo challenge, explore what it means to find your place in the world. Where’s your safe space? Where do you go when you need to feel inspired or cheered up? Do you prefer to feel cozy and comforted in a smaller town or do you thrive on the buzz of a big city? If landscapes aren’t your thing, you can even explore portraits by playing with scale or fashion.

Let loose and give us a glimpse of who you are in the grand scheme of things.

I once read that ‘what you photograph shows who you are.’  When reviewing my photosP_20180506_115758_vHDR_On I have endless photos of nature. The shapes and textures that provide “scope for the imagination”. I feel the most content surrounded by shades of green and a soft wind kissing my cheeks. My grand scheme seems to be nuzzled up close to the flowers.

 

Photograph not only what you see but also what you feel. ~ Ansel Adams

 

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.”

― John Burroughs

 

 

Posted in Nature, Photo challenge, pondering, Weekly Photo Challenge

WP Photo Challenge: What distrac…

Flipping through my photos over the months it is kind of obvious what distracts me…what calls me to take a photo.

Or perhaps it’s the flowers…

This week’s WordPress photo challenge is all about ….

Main Street WDW

oh umm.. things that distract you; that call you in like the scent of fresh-baked goods!

What about you: what is guaranteed to distract you? What is your “Ooh, shiny!”?

Posted in garden, Grateful for, Seasons, Tourist in my own Town / Province

Grateful for the scent of Spring

Ahhh… I love when you can smell spring in the air!

The temperatures may rise and fall but it isn’t Spring until you can smell it in the rain and the garden.

Earlier this week it came up in conversation that I consider my spring flowers old friends. I look forward to their return each year. This year we’ve been blessed with wonderful weather and my garden is bursting with joy. (minus a few taken by the squirrels).

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust

I’m so grateful for the beauty that I can see and smell; that I can enjoy each day.

What has brought a smile to your week? What are you grateful for this week?

Last week Colline’s Blog was grateful for Parent Input.

Just Breathe and Be Thankful was grateful for the warm weather.