Tag Archives: wildflowers

Gift #1101: Mountain trecks through well worn paths

Hello again from the other side of many travels.  This is my first full week at home in several weeks and I’m still getting used to it.  While I adjust I’ve been spending lots of time looking through my photos … Continue reading

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Gift #1098: More Garden Delights

Since it’s summer time and the gardens are in high bloom, today we have more floral pictures.  I’m not particularly a fan of summer, so it’s main redeeming perk is that summer is filled with flowers and they are a … Continue reading

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Gift #1095: In bloom

In the last post, I showed you pictures of the Alpine Gardens at Vail.  Today, I’d like to highlight some of the individual plants.  I took lots of pictures and want to keep sharing them with you.  And it’s nice … Continue reading

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Gift #1006: Forest Wildflowers

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous ~Edward Abbey Flowers rewrite soil, water, and sunshine into petal’d poetry. ~Terri Guillemets, “The graceful and beauteous,” 1988 Flowers whisper “Beauty!” to the world, … Continue reading

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Gift #993: Earth Day

Happy Earth Day everyone!  I hope you all get a chance to roll in the grass, daydream with the clouds, revel in the blue sky, and hunt for wildflowers. May you enjoy all the blessings of God’s creation this weekend … Continue reading

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Gift #880: Raindrops

Let the rain kiss you.  Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops.  Let the rain sing you a lullaby.   – Langston Hughes Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there … Continue reading

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Gift #825: Wild Columbines

A couple of late nights about town is all it takes to get thrown off the blog bandwagon it would seem.  Hopefully we’ll get back on track here as there are always gifts to be thankful for.  Today we had … Continue reading

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Gift #808: Spring wildflowers

There’s something so rejuvenating about being in the forest at the beginning of spring.  Of course, the woods are a wonderful place year-round, but it’s a special kind of atmosphere when the world around you is on the cusp of … Continue reading

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Gift #649: Wildflowers

Today we will “see heaven in a wildflower” as William Blake said.  Here are some pictures from my beloved Lair o’ the Bear park.  June is the best time to visit the mountains because it’s still relatively cool but the … Continue reading

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Gift #377: June

In all the excitement of the month of June, it swept right away, and I remembered that I had not done a posting of Edith Holden’s artwork for June.  So, today is actually June 31st ( a first, I believe) … Continue reading

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