The Great Pumpkin
What shouts "Autumn is finally here" any more loudly than the bright and waxy spherical mound of a pumpkin?
Symmetry in Nature
Pick one of these exquisite sunflowers and you will be holding God's perfection in the palm of your hands.
Sunflower in Bloom
As cheery as the morning sun, the strong and stately sunflower bud looks to the skies for encouragement in sharing all its splendor with the world.
Lily Pad Pond
Floating cheerfully on the water's surface while boasting multi-colored blooms, lily pads add a peacefulness to an otherwise chaotic world.
Tulips of Keukenhof Gardens
The magic of the world famous Keukenhof Gardens of The Netherlands is the incredible bounty of colors, textures and shapes of thousands of flowers, including 800 varieties of tulips.
Tulips and Wooden Boat
Tulips at the world famous Keukenhof Gardens in The Netherlands stand guard over the old wooden boat docked there.
An old southern front porch staple in all its splendor is none other than a ruby red geranium.
The delicate yet bold orange petals of poppies make any landscape a magical treasure.
She's the brown-eyed girl everyone loves.
Purple cone flowers and butterflies go hand-in-hand in ushering in the warm days of summer.
Petals of Purity
Simple as a daisy, pure as a lamb, these white and yellow flowers sooth the senses and calms the soul.
Towering above the pristine shoreline of Hawaii, these palms add a special touch to the splendor of this island paradise.
Anchor of My Soul
Rusty anchors, a common sight along the Italian coastal villages of the Cinque Terre, remind of us of fishermen's tales from the sea of years gone by.
The days of autumn linger as the farmers' fields are heavily laden with grain awaiting harvest time.
The hazy, lazy day of a field of grain.
Tomatoes in Season
Yummmm.....nothing like nice, ripe, juicy homegrown tomatoes.
Cinque Terre Calla Lily
Pure as the driven snow, white as a dove, the calla lilies of Italy's coastline of mountainous jagged rocks adds a note of softness and tranquility.
Fresh Fruit Stand
A roadside stand proudly displays the local farmers' freshest tropical fruits in Hawaii.
Roses of Tuscany I
Serving as a reminder that Tuscany is more than just grape vines and olive trees, roses adorn the hillsides with another array of beauty.
Climbing Roses of Tuscany
A wall is a wall is a wall until a climbing rose turns it into a masterpiece.
Roses of Tuscany II
Taking their place amongst the ripening olives and celebrated grapes, roses faithfully bask in all their glory on the hillsides of Tuscany.
Roses Among the Vines
The Tuscan hillside boasts beautiful roses among the vines --- the perfect complement to a nice bottle of red!
Enjoying the day's work, butterflies make the task of planning for future generations a work of art.
Daze of Fall
So simple and dainty, the grains of fall linger in the fields awaiting the farmers' day of reckoning.