Tag Archives: Poppies


Summertime, the season of flowers! So why not portraits of flowers? For me, flowers have personalities, individuality, presence. And when it comes to taking photographs, they have as much or more of those qualities as humans. They have other good qualities as well … Continue reading

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Taking Time

Still – in a way – nobody sees  a flower really – it is so small – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time. Georgia O’Keeffe Even the United States government … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Happiness

The brilliant red of poppies sparking the wheat fields –an indelible souvenir for me of France, and of a lifting of my heart and spirits in a particular way. But I’ve never been able to describe it so clearly as … Continue reading

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