~rainbow mondays~ the colors of silence

i’ve found the rainbow connection, at least when it comes to potluck dishes. i was assigned veggies for the family st. patrick’s day get together (celebrated early this year) and though i would personally make a rainbow for any occasion, the leprechaun believer in me felt this was a fitting occasion.

white: we’ve . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ the colors of silence

~rainbow mondays~ butterfly butts and darth moths


red: the biggest one

red: seeing hearts

red: a dragon of dragon house 2.0

red: darth moth

orange: lilies of the lab

yellow: one of the best things about the bayou walks is the wafting aroma of honeysuckle lurking around various corners

yellow: i finally sat still . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ butterfly butts and darth moths

~this moment~ check this off the bucket list



~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember

other posts you may . . . → Read More: ~this moment~ check this off the bucket list

~rainbow mondays~ come and get your love


can you see the rainbow behind quinn? it’s very faint, but it’s totally there.

how about now? this week’s rainbow monday is dominated by pictures from wilderness wednesday, otherwise known as veteran’s day, which quinn and i spent together.

orange: hard to see any orange, but the little newt peeking out . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ come and get your love

~rainbow mondays~


i caught a fading rainbow hovering over the road leading to our home of the past several years. thought it seemed a bit poetic!

red: hummingbirds have re-emerged after their hatching phase (we don’t see them for a few weeks in spring at the feeders. they adore this tree with red baubles.

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~rainbow mondays~ roy g bird

red: this character covered most of the spectrum this week! he drew me outside yesterday by flashing me the brilliant golden yellow, i hadn’t received that particular treat of the sunlight yet. i wonder if it is some combination of equinox sun angles and trees covered in pink blossoms in the background . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ roy g bird

~rainbow mondays~ fish wish

red: an often revisited subject

orange-yellow: still looking lovely today…

green: lisa kitty in the grass

green on blue: i love the angles in this.

blue on blue

purple: tie dye and plaid. i didn’t take this one. 🙂 quinn saying a wish for his fish, swimmy, . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ fish wish

~rainbow mondays~ garden guardians

red: flash has returned! it’s definitely spring.

orange: afternoon sun through madrone bark

yellow: oregon grape in bloom

green: trilliums lining the hillsides like tiny windmills

blue: the sky, with . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ garden guardians

hummingbird husbandry

not only do i have rich to thank for the camera that is allowing me to take these photos with wild abandon, i also need to acknowledge him as the primary caretaker of our hummingbird flock. while they are all snuggled into their little hummingbird-down sleepingbags just after dark, and i am connecting . . . → Read More: hummingbird husbandry

around the farm ~ birds and bees

as we approach the peak of gardening abundance, it is hard to squeeze in time to post and share all the beauty and bounty! this will be photo heavy and easy breezy on the words, in that spirit.

my entire last roll of film contained only photos of flowers with either a bird or . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ birds and bees