Everything holds its breath except spring. She bursts through as strong as ever.
~ B.M. Bower
One of my fondest childhood memories is going "flower hunting" with my sister. I have LOTS of wildflowers in my archives but most of them are unidentified. I hope to remedy that with your help. I'm going to start posting my wildflower shots in hopes that we can identify these together. This flower blooms in my area in April
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
~ Wayne W. Dyer
Has this ever happened to you? You are snapping away and suddenly your subject looks your way like he KNOWS you're doing something behind that glass door (yes it's distorted a bit because I took it thru the sliding glass door)
I thought it was quite a "questioning" pose for this Robin.
Experts are simply master mistake-makers. They simply weren't discouraged by their countless initial mistakes.
~ Brandon A. Trean
Almost.....I almost got the ENTIRE bird - in this case - a Tufted Titmouse. But, it was not meant to be. I have often thought I would post my bird "bloopers" - shots I've taken hoping to get these amazing creatures in flight - that usually come out with just half the bird showing. This time I managed to at least get his head in the shot.
Give pleasure. Lose no chance in giving pleasure. For that is the ceaseless and anonymous triumph of a truly loving spirit.
I've recently "found" Henry Drummond. In his book "Beautiful Thoughts" he shares beautiful and uplifting words like the ones above. This book is a FREE download from Amazon (you can click on the link above to go directly to it). If you don't have a kindle - you can download the free kindle app for your computer. The main theme is that LOVE is the Greatest Thing in the World. Henry was a Christian Evangelist - but whatever your faith - If you are in need of a little "uplifting" this book is for you. A Version of this print Available - HERE
There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes.
-- Dr. Who
I have a tendency to Humanize my bird friends . Doesn't this
little Carolina Wren look like he's trying to catch snowflakes in his beak .....
like we use to do when we were kids..... like some of us still do :)
"Cultivate an attitude of happiness. Cultivate a spirit of optimism. Walk with faith, rejoicing in the beauties of nature, in the goodness of those you love, in the testimony which you carry in your heart concerning things divine."