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 […]
Ordinary things can be beautiful.
Although it is spring, I found this colorful leaf on the asphalt. It must have held onto its tree until the bitter end. Or perhaps it is a Cheshire person all but disappeared, except for the lips.
One usually thinks of a parking lot as a great expanse of pavement. Below is a photograph of one of the corners. Perhaps it is THE corner of origin of this lot.
It is autumn today, and a new moon. (Happy New Year, everyone!) The leaf is struggling to keep its green, but failing. It avoids the spotlight.
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 […]
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 […]
I love the textures in this photo and that it is rendered in black and white and in color.