Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Many thanks to Sheila for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. I really enjoy your posts and our shared love of nature photography.

The award works like this:

  • Acknowledge and thank the giver(s), link it back, and put the award on your page.
  • List 7 things about yourself.
  • Pass the award to 7 bloggers

7 tidbits about me:

  • I’m allergic to bees…but chance fate to photograph them.
  • I used to be the lead guitarist/singer of a rock band in Chicago
  • I’m an avid traveler…but still have yet to get beyond the US continent!
  • In addition to photography, I also love to make jewelry, sew and cook!
  • After 16 yrs, I have finally quit smoking…still trying to get the hubby to.
  • I am a sci-fi fanatic…books, space movies, alien conspiracies, etc.
  • Ok, I admit…I like the Twilight movies

Each of the following have influenced me, given me inspiration or allowed me to look at things in a different light:

Thanks to everyone for making my first venture into blogging an enjoyable and inspirational journey!

Magnolia, My Love…

With two of my favorite things in nature being trees and flowers, the magnolia tree wraps them both up into one magnificent piece of art…

Portrait Of A Loner…

While all the others have fallen, this lone leaf hangs on…

The Birds And The Bees…

In between the bouts of rainfall today, I got a few shots of some winged friends hanging out amongst the trees and dandelions…

Trunks of Treasure…

Aside from flowers, trees are another thing I never get tired of photographing…each one is different.  Be it the pattern of its bark, the leaves sprouting from its branches or the wayward bluejay looking to rest her wings…there’s always something new to take in….

Business Is Blooming…

Flowers are just one of those things I can’t get enough of…no matter how many times I see the same old ones, it’s always like seeing it for the first time…

Structure From Chaos…

This morning my husband and I had one seemly simple goal…to go fishing…but that goal turned into a chaotic journey of twists and turns…and in the end, no bites! In the midst of all the chaos, however, I did find a little structure through my surroundings…