Tuesday

Dogwood Dreams


“To love means loving the unlovable. 
To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. 
Hope means hoping when 
everything seems hopeless.” 
― G.K. Chesterton

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Monday

Song Sparrow - Backyard Birding

The real things haven't changed. 
It is still best to be honest and truthful; 
to make the most of what we have; 
to be happy with simple pleasures; 
and have courage when things go wrong. 
~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Sunday

Twelve-spotted Skimmer Dragonfly


“The more that you read, 
the more things you will know. 
The more that you learn, 
the more places you'll go.” 
― Dr. Seuss

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Saturday

Dandelion Dreams


 “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” 
― Eleanor Roosevelt 

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Friday

Eastern Towhee Forages On the Ground


"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, 
drink the wild air." 
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thursday

Fritillary In The Flowers



"Kind hearts are the gardens; 
 kind thoughts are the roots; 
 kind words are the flowers; 
 kind deeds are the fruits." 
 - English Proverb

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Monday

Undiscovered Virtues


What is a weed? 
 A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. 
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday

Oh Those Feathers - Young Robin


"Each day begins a new journey of life, 
 for if we awake, there is a reason." 
 ~ Bethanie Armstrong

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Blue Ridge Parkway Views - Trees on the Knob



"The sun has come out... 
and the air is vivid with spring light." 
 ~ Byron Caldwell Smith

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For The Love Of Lilacs


"The naked earth is warm with Spring, 
 And with green grass and bursting trees 
 Leans to the sun's kiss glorying, 
 And quivers in the sunny breeze." 
 - Julian Grenfell

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Wednesday

Blue Jay Gathers Twigs

Blue Jay gathers twigs

“He who plants kindness gathers love.” 
― Saint Basil

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Monday

Male Cardinal in Spring Leaves


"Always be on the lookout 
for the presence of wonder." 
 ~ E.B White

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Sunday

Peter Cottontail


"Here comes Peter Cottontail 
Hoppin' down the bunny trail...."
Songwriters: Jack Rollins / Steve Nelson

White-spotted Sable Moth


"My wonder button 
is being pushed all the time." 
- Carl Sagan

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Saturday

Wings of a Dove


Collared Dove in flight
Blacksburg, Virginia 

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Pasqueflower - also known as Easter Flower


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"Think of your fellow man, 
lend him a helping hand 
Put a little love in your heart 

You see, it's getting late, 
oh, please don't hesitate 
Put a little love in your heart 

And the world will be a better place 
And the world will be a better place 
for you and me 
You just wait and see"  
- songwriters: Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday, Randy Myers

Friday

Chickadee Friends


“If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a kind word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen.” 
― Loretta Girzaitis

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Thursday

Painted Petals


“Be the celebrators, celebrate! 
.....the flowers have bloomed, the birds are singing, the sun is there in the sky—celebrate it! You are breathing and you are alive and you have consciousness, celebrate it!” 
― Osho

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Blowing in the Wind - Coltsfoot Wildflower Seed Head


“The little cares that fretted me, 
I lost them yesterday 
Among the fields above the sea, 
Among the winds at play.” 
― Unknown

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Bashful Beauty - Female Cardinal Behind the Branches



“Often in life those seemingly ordinary moments hold the most extraordinary meaning.” 
― Ken Poirot

Wednesday

Splish Splash He Was Taking a Bath


“Accept where you are, accept what you have, accept who you are ~ do what you can with all of that and let it be enough.” 
― Nikki Rowe

Robin takes a bath in the garden pond.

Sunday

Flight of the House Finch

"I held my breath 
as we do sometimes 
to stop time 
when something wonderful has touched us" 
~ Mary Oliver

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Saturday

Spring Blooms


“Never yet was a springtime, 
when the buds forgot to bloom." 
— Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

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Magnolia Serenade - Carolina Wren


“I would like to paint the way a bird sings.” 
― Claude Monet

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Bee Fly in the Coltsfoot Wildflowers


“Days passing with discovery 
are the days of real happiness.” 
― Mehmet Murat ildan

Seen during my walk - Heritage Park - Blacksburg, Virginia
03-28-20 

My First Skunk Cabbage


“There is an undeniable exhilaration in moment of even the smallest discovery.” 
― Graham Moore

I saw my first skunk cabbage on 03-28-20 during
a walk along the Huckleberry Trail Boardwalk
(Glade Road side)

This was such an exciting find for me! 

Friday

Gray Catbird


“There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.” 
― Sarah Dessen

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Thursday

Stop To Smell The Flowers



“We can learn to rejoice in even the smallest blessings our life holds. It is easy to miss our own good fortune; often happiness comes in ways we don’t even notice.” 
― Pema Chödrön

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Wednesday

Male Cardinal - Make Haste To Be Kind


“Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.” 
― Henri Frederic Amiel

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