06-01-13 Ready To Bloom

For a person who thrives on warm weather and sunshine, June is an important month. The grass is pretty green by now, the days are incredibly long and there is the promise of summer. The iris pictured here is, of course, a symbol of all of that. . .

04-11-13 Aspirations

Regular readers of this blog might have noticed that what I call “A Photo A Day” has recently been “A Photo Once and A While.” Quite honestly, I’m fighting through the worst “blogging slump” I’ve had in four years. I can’t say why except that I’m a little jaded right now. I enjoy teaching photography…

Ready To Bloom

Because we typically go on vacation at the end of May and the beginning of June, this is all Deb and I normally see of the Iris that she has planted in her garden. But there is something attractive and stately about an Iris that is ready to bloom.

05-18-09 Incipience, Too

Incipience means “beginning to happen or develop.” When you live in a state like South Dakota, where spring comes late, there is something very special about buds and flowers that are about to bloom. In this case, we are looking at the white flowering crab apple tree right outside our front door. Blooms in this…