Fig Leaf Overlap

This sunlit leaf causes me to imagine I can see its veins extending down to the chlorophyll itself, sucking up the energy and transmitting it to the rest of the tree.  The intervening leaf blocking the sunlight to a portion of the bright green leaf steals a bit of its sun. However, the tree gets […]

Autumn Again

I liked the look of this leaf. It reminded me that fall is coming. There are no masses of leafy trees out here, so we don’t experience striking colors as do people in New England. It is even possible that this leaf could have been left over from last fall. Or the dry weather could […]

Leaf Fragment

The other day I noticed something on my shirt. I thought maybe it was a crumb from breakfast, an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of underdone potato. (Sorry, got carried away…) It was actually a small fragment of a leaf. I should have taken a picture of […]