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Such a pretty face on this slug

This little slug was making tracks with several others in the sun on our front lawn last Spring.  I got down on the ground to see things from their point of view, and to see their faces. You'll notice that I have a thing for insect faces, as for other creatures.  I just love the sun and the translucent face, and the way its coloring matches the surroundings.  It looks so friendly, even though so foreign.


Gentle Pea Tendril

I grew vegetables this year for the first time.  One of the first things to come out and say hello were the sugar snap peas, a family favorite.  There was something so gentle and strong and reaching out about this particular pea tendril.

The Heart of the Blog

A nice image to start my blog with.  I was visiting my cousin in Maine, and after a rain we took a walk and I saw this heart shaped puddle, reflecting the trees so nicely.  I also liked the light colored leaves confettied around and through it.
My pictures and stories use the skills of my brain, eyes and hands but also instinctive reactions of my heart and gut (no gut-shaped puddles that day though).  Many, but not all, of the things that catch my eye are in nature.  My one promise is that I