How special to see this couple when photographing at Hidden Lake Gardens. They obviously feel the call to build a nest so we didn’t linger. They were keeping a close eye on us, to make sure we kept our distance.
I have a few tulips growing in my garden but this isn’t one of them. The ones in my garden never bloom because the deer eat the emerging leaves and bud stalk in very early spring, before we return to Michigan to use our deer repellent. I really don’t mind sharing my space with deer but my garden – not […]
Friend Julie and I did our “Down Dirt Roads” photo excursion last Monday, but went down the paved paths of the Hidden Lake Garden in southern Michigan. This large expanse of land is own and maintained by Michigan State University as part of their Land Grant College mission. They do a wonder job of maintaining the natural landscape of the […]
Jamie Dedes posted a quote from Henri Nouwen about writing from our sacred space. I have long understood the importance of writing – especially as an exercise for thinking. I became excited about Nouwen’s idea of writing as a way to discover what is at our core, who we are, what matters to us as we make our way down […]
These photographs were taken at Hidden Lake Gardens and I don’t know what flower it is. What was striking was that one plant had three different phases of the flowering process. It also offered fun opportunities for post processing.