"What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome. Are not flowers the stars of the earth, and are not our stars the flowers of the heaven."
“Fear never scaled one mountain, never stepped up on a stage, never accepted a challenge, never tilled new ground, never walked in a race; he never even dared to dream. Fear failed to slay a single dragon. Remember this before you choose to keep his company.”
― Richelle E. Goodrich
A Widow Skimmer Dragonfly (I think)
I used to be so afraid of dragonflies. Of all kinds of insects really - until a little over 10 years ago when Jim purchased my first camera for me. Since then I've been hooked on viewing nature - and some of it quite closely. The intricacies of the wings of a dragonfly make my heart sing