Mystery Flower

Joy and I were taking a walk this morning and we came upon this vine. It was strangling a Japanese maple tree. In slow motion. There was fruit hanging through the husk of a flower. The flower in bloom looked like a space ship, or some kind of helicopter landing pad. If anyone knows what […]

Hummingbird Flower

I love hummingbirds. When I lived on the east coast, I would see them from time to time, but here in California, they are everywhere. Not so much at this time of year, but I did see one just a couple of days ago. When we go to my wife’s cousin’s house, I am always […]

Watercolor Glory

I took this picture in a parking lot the other day. I love the transition from white to pink to purple to blue. I am particularly fond of the color change from blue to purple. Today’s watercolor experiment: In a previous experiment I journaled my verbal thoughts as I went about painting: from initial idea to […]