Late summer in Indiana, and the evening air is buzzing with insect song. And the prairie plantings are full of wings -- butterflies and dragonflies and more. I only just now noticed the little grasshopper below the swallowtail in the photo above!
Back home again in Indiana, we're speeding through August. It's a colorful month. abuzz with bees, butterflies and dragonflies. And the sound of cicadas and crickets rasping at dusk.
One evening a herd of elk wandered through the back yard. And it was high season for roadside flowers.
My kids used to sing the Arrogant Worms song Rocks and Trees, in celebration of their Canadian heritage. And in Canmore we saw some of the rocks and trees and trees and rocks, and water. Also small wonders -- butterflies and wild flowers.
My approach to contemplative photography --
Tell about it."
Mary Oliver in "Sometimes"
Tesserae: small cube-shaped tiles of ceramic, glass or precious stone used to make a mosaic, or in this case, brief essays on some element of lectio divina with Luke 10:38-42.