Tiny Blue

These small blue flowers have been happily growing in the shade of a garden of sunflowers, and it’s been so wonderful to have such vivid colors around the house!

Close-up nature photography has fallen out of favor since moving, and it’s caused some home-sickness for the vividness and quietness of our old place in Pennsylvania.  It was also a lot less windy, which is definitely beneficial for such close-ups!

Despite the wind and liveliness of Colorado, I’m hoping to get out and spend more time on the beauty that is nature up close!

What loves of yours have fallen by the wayside?  Whatever it is, let’s take baby steps to get back on track, and let’s start today.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Floral photography of a tree covered in small pink flowers.

floral photography

Warm Winters

The numerous pots around the house with only dirt and withered leaves will tell you that I’m not that great with plants.  Dried flowers are fragile, of course, but still beautiful.  And they can’t die twice.

You can find dried flowers at craft stores, and sometimes at thrift shops, but of course the most fun way to get a collection is to go out and pick your own.  You can even press them in a book and frame when dry.

Whether we’re able to care for living plants, or can only handle the dried variety, let’s bring the beauty of nature indoors to keep us a little warmer this winter!

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Nature photograph of a warm view of trees with bright oranges and blues.

Trash Day

Tiny White Flowers

Tiny White Flowers

Flowers are wonderful to photograph, especially tiny ones like these.  The nearby forest is pretty thick and full of dead leaves, so flowers are hard to come by unless you’re by the stream or in someone’s yard.

Whether out in brush or someone’s garden, let’s enjoy all the flowers we come across.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Little White Flowers Tree Buds After Rain

Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue Close-up

Feeling Blue 2

Depression has a way of sneaking up on you, especially when you ignore it.  Unfortunately, it’s not something that will go away by pretending you don’t notice.

I’ve been feeling quite blue lately.  The spiral started a few months back, and having been through depression years ago, I wasn’t hoping to struggle with it again.

Avoidance never seems to work out.  Let’s not be afraid to face our emotions and what they may mean, and let’s remember to ask for help when we need it.

This is when friends, family, and doctors come in.

Let’s get the help we need from others and ourselves, move forward, and always remember the positive when we’re feeling blue.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’

Simplicity

Simplicity

Simplicity is a beautiful thing.

Much Peace and Keep Roamin’