Starling with a Berry Prints and More Available - HERE
It is better to have enough ideas for some of
them to be wrong, than to be always right by
having no ideas at all.
— Edward de Bono
Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making
mistakes, and having fun.
— Mary Lou Cook
Every day is an opportunity to be creative – the canvas is your mind, the brushes and
colours are your thoughts and feelings, the panorama is your story, the complete picture is a
work of art called, ‘my life’. Be careful what you put on the canvas of your mind today – it
In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!
― Mehmet Murat ildan We get a lot of fog where I live. There are frequent dense fog advisories and many times I look out and can't see much across the road. This was one of those mornings. When my husband moved here from New York he commented that he had never lived in an area that had so much fog - and he's lived in a lot of places. I LOVE Fog. It gives everything such a dreamy look. More Blue Jays - HERE
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
~ Benjamin Disraeli
There are a few days out of the year when this Dogwood tree is full of berries....and the birds flock to it. Those are the days when the birds grab the berries and I try to grab shots of them grabbing the berries. It only comes around once a year - so I had to grab the opportunity.
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents.
― Eric Hoffer
American Robin gets ready to gobble down a berry. I think this is BEFORE he would toss it and gobble it down. I've been VERY lucky with the "berry toss" shots. I've managed to capture a Mockingbird tossing a berry - HERE
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
— Eckhart Tolle
It is always FUN to find the birds exhibiting a unique behavior. And I guess this really isn't so unique - it's just that they toss those berries SO FAST it's hard to see them when they are doing it. I usually see that I've captured it AFTER I get home and download the shots.
(those leaves look like hearts to me.... can you see it?)
The days may not be so bright and balmy—yet the quiet and melancholy that linger around them is fraught with glory. Over everything connected with autumn there lingers some golden spell—some unseen influence that penetrates the soul with its mysterious power.
Ten times a day something happens to me like this - some strengthening throb of amazement - some good sweet empathic ping and swell. This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.
— Mary Oliver Female Red-bellied Woodpecker takes flight