Photo of the Day – August 7, 2012

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dPhoto of the Day – August 7, 2012

“Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.”
~ Henry David Thoreau

Dragonfish,” Lan Su Chinese Gardens, Portland Oregon. Photo taken with Permission. Copyrights belong to the photographer: Lloyd Edwards, L&L Photography, L&L Images, © 2012 All Rights Reserved.

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Flower of the Day – July 13, 2012

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Flower of the Day – July 13, 2012

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunshine and Shadows,” Sunflower, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 4, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 4, 2012

“May you live every day of your life.”
― Jonathan Swift

‘Red Rhody,’ Rhododendron, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 3, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 3, 2012

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”
― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

‘Ruffles of Purple Silk,’ Iris, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 2, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 2, 2012

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.”
― Oscar Wilde

‘Star of the Night,’ Shooting Star Hydrangea, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – May 1, 2012

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Flower of the Day – May 1, 2012

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”
― Paulo Coelho, ‘The Alchemist’

‘Pretty in Pink,’ Begonia, Hillsboro, Oregon

Flower of the Day – April 30, 2012

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Flower of the Day – April 30, 2012

Love is like a flower-you’ve got to let it grow.”
― John Lennon


‘Yellow Sunshine’, Montinore Estates, Forest Grove, Oregon