Abigail Gronway's Alphabet Haiku challenge is using the letter "z". Challenging, to say the least! Zaftig zinnias, Zimbabwean zygomorphs, zealous zig-zaggers. image link
Earthrise, taken by astronaut, William Anders, on 12/24/68 Tender goes the night stealing like black velvet along the globe's curves.
vervet image link vole image link Velveteen vervets, vexed vagabonds, verily vanquish villain vole. Alphabet Haiku Challenge -- letter V
taken 11/17/18 rough squirrels nest caught late fall's intricate white web imprisoned safety They come down from the trees to gather winter stores, but much of the time they are curled in their cozily constructed leaf nests. The variety who lives in this nest are the lesser-known Green Squirrels, originally brought from Ireland as honorary… Continue reading simply squirrely
The fire burning in the wood burner tonight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de7usDsndhc triangle of logs burning as one grace this home with heat from its heart
image link queenly quakerfish quickly quiveringly quell quibbling questions
pink peonies perched precariously presumed pretty pickable
image link Yesterday, I was driving through a region that is dotted with landscape plant greenhouses and row upon row of fields of shrubs of various varieties and sizes. I also drove through a new 7-mile connector highway that rolls up and down hills and around curves. Along this section I observed clumps of what… Continue reading free-range shrubbery
image link Queen Anne's lace fringes the edges of long green lawn ruffling with the breeze. Bees and butterflies, yellow, black, red, orange, blue, ride the gentle swells. Crickets and cicada chirp and thrum in concert with chickadee and finch. Apple, pear, and locust branches bob, leaves rustle in flickering sunlight.
image link i clown loach browses the snail-speckled cotton candy algae ball -- showtime! *** ii the small black dog curls on my lap and watches the happy fishes play