From the Leaves

November 27, 2021 § Leave a comment

From the Leaves © Lynn Wiles 2021

First I found a dandelion trying to bloom and then this wildflower or flowering grass blooming. It seems too cold, but perhaps the fallen leaves provide enough warmth to encourage blooming.

The Colors of Autumn

November 21, 2021 § 2 Comments

The Colors of Autumn © Lynn Wiles 2021

I walk by this yard every morning, but it’s not until this time of year that I stop to take notice.

Sweetgum leaf in watercolor

October 31, 2021 § 5 Comments

Sweetgum in watercolor © Lynn Wiles 2021

Three out of three people wanted to see various media, so here is my latest entry in my perpetual journal. A very unusual coloration on an autumn sweetgum leaf.

Sunburst

March 6, 2021 § 6 Comments

Sunburst © Lynn Wiles 2021
A burst of sunshine behind a new African Violet leaf while it’s very cold outside. I hear there may be spring like temperatures next week.

Leaves on Leather

January 21, 2021 § 1 Comment

Leaves on Leather © Lynn Wiles 2021
I’ve been collecting specimens for my sketchbook and the honey locust leaves and spines fell upon my iPad cover. Wondering how long it will take to fully feel the relief of a new president and vice president after four long awful years.

Winter Undulations

January 16, 2021 § 2 Comments

Winter Undulations © Lynn Wiles 2021
A spent hosta leaf on the ground.

Sunshine on a Hairy Plant

January 11, 2021 § 2 Comments

Sunshine on a Hairy Plant © Lynn Wiles 2021
The sun shining on my African violet, while humming My Girl by the Temptations. The hairs help regulate temperatures and ward off unwanted critters.

Discovery

December 17, 2020 § 2 Comments

Discovery © Lynn Wiles 2020
We had a very mild winter last year, so imagine my surprise discovering that my very long legged dog was afraid of the foot of snow that fell last night.

Wet Indigo

December 14, 2020 § Leave a comment

Wet Indigo © Lynn Wiles 2020
My Baptisia (false indigo) leaves after the rain. The blue flowers are now long gone, but it is interesting how the leaves turn a bluish gray.

A Random Leaf

November 25, 2020 § 2 Comments

A Random Leaf © Lynn Wiles 2020
This one was stuck to the bumper of my car on a brighter day after some showers. May everyone be safe and sensible in the US for Thanksgiving Day tomorrow. Staying away one year will make the years ahead better for all.

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