Savor the ordinary ~ Butterflies

Savor the ordinary ~ Butterflies

Hello, Mr. Butterfly Man! Bryan Reynolds, Nature Photographer by Karen King When I moved to Norman, I met Bryan Reynolds and it didn’t take me very long to find out that he had a passion for butterflies.  There was a depth and breadth of his knowledge and...
Summer

Summer

How about you?  What does summer mean to you? Would love to see some photos…. Minnesotans respond to a winter weather forecast of -30 with swagger. We see ourselves as resilient or enduring the brutal cold, and proclaim with something akin to pride &...
Clean with green

Clean with green

Plants are the easiest way to turn a house into a home.   They add a little bit of nature, set off any decor or style and bring good energy to every space.  Not everyone has a “green thumb” but there is something quiet, peaceful and meditative about...

Snow ~ an ordinary miracle

  Here in Minnesota feelings about snow range from awe to awful depending on where and how you are viewing said snow.  We all know the incredible beauty of a snow flake, but seldom does that cross our minds when “the endless repetition of an ordinary...

Bright Red Bridge in the Snow

This bright red bridge made me think of a conversation I had with my husband one time about black shoes. When I was showing him a pair of black shoes that I was thinking about buying, he very innocently said, “Don’t you have a pair of black shoes?” ...
Sunrise: The Power of Nature

Sunrise: The Power of Nature

Water is relentless With all of the ocean activity, we have lost so much beach. It’s staggering. It’s a reminder that water has to be one of the most powerful forces of nature. It is something to be loved, respected, admired, and feared. Hopefully, things...