By mid-September, most of the prairie plantings on campus have gone to seed. But there is one strip, mowed earlier in the summer to keep it short for the train, that is still full of coneflowers and other plants in full bloom. It's a great cafeteria for the butterflies. Monarchs, of course, but also many other combinations of brown, gold, amber, and orange.
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.