Hard Work and Hope

September 30, 2015 - A single silken spider's web threads its way from flowers to a nearby evergreen tree. The sunbeam shines strongly acros...
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Snuggling

September 26, 2015 - I notice that our two cats enjoy smells. Sissy, in particular, is fond of our shoes and socks. Here, she's snuggling w...
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Monarch Soars

September 16, 2015 - I've never seen so many Monarch butterflies while out walking. Literally hundreds of them filled the skies along the pa...
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Purple Power

September 15, 2015 - Purple wildflowers, tucked away in the thicket of green, peek out to gather the sunshine. Beckoning to bees and other i...
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Windblown

September 14, 2015 - Yellow wildflowers dance under the direction of the wind that is whipped across the wide open prairie. The blue sky is d...
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Prairie Trail

September 13, 2015 - One of the many paths through the prairie grass fields at Centennial Park on far southwest Springfield, Illinois. It's...
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Wild

September 12, 2015 - Using an old manual focus lens, like this Vivitar 28mm f2 Close Focus lens, makes me appreciate the small details. Being...
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Checkerspot

September 08, 2015 - A member of the nymphlidae or butterfly insect family. A Chlosyne gorgone or Gorgone Checkerspot butterfly. The insect...
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Light Works

September 02, 2015 - Hot and humid, I went walking in any case. I did cut my trek short, as I felt I must. Along the way, I heard the bees,...
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Summer Woods

September 01, 2015 - I went for a walk in the woods today. A hot and humid summer afternoon. My camera was my companion, my eyes had me sto...
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