Ginkgo

Ginkgo

“If you are bitter, you are like a dry leaf that you can just squash, and you can get blown away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness.”
–Vusi Mahlasela

Three Lilies

Three Lilies

A simple trio of lilies shot on a warm summer day in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  It seems that I like to shoot these flowers on my birthday.

Curl - A Pea Pod Shoot

Curl

Only a few millimeters across, this is a tiny curl from the shoot of a pea pod. I love how something so small can be so truly wonderful and graceful.

Spring Flower

Spring Flower

“To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.”
— William Blake

Frost

Frost

“It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.”
–John Burroughs

Clash of Seasons

Clash of Seasons

“Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity.”
–Oscar Wilde