"Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul." —Thomas Merton

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by Ceropegia
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Spider Alert!
Replies: 5
Views: 50

Spider Alert!

I absolutely love these spiders. I have watched this one grow all summer. It has taken up residence outside my patio door. Can't slide the screen shut without disturbing its web and also have to be careful when I go out the door not to catch one of the anchors. Would have been happier if it were far...
by Ceropegia
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Bugs 'n' Flowers in Lincoln's Hamann Rose Garden with the "Poor Man's Macro"
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Bugs 'n' Flowers in Lincoln's Hamann Rose Garden with the "Poor Man's Macro"

All wonderful! Especially glad to see a monarch. Haven't seen any monarchs in several years, but the efforts underway to help them recover, I hope I will start seeing them again.
by Ceropegia
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Flowers & Plants Showcase
Topic: Spring?
Replies: 5
Views: 379

Spring?

On my long walk down to the mailbox and back, I was very surprised to find wildflowers already blooming in the woods. Not only that, but it was so warm, I worked up a sweat. Had to believe it is still February. It was 80°F and headed for a record. Did my billy goat thing carefully down a steep bank ...
by Ceropegia
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: My Conch Runethover
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: My Conch Runethover

Exquisite capture of a beautiful shell!
by Ceropegia
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Things Showcase
Topic: Strings
Replies: 35
Views: 2061

Re: Strings

Love the second one! I tried the magic eyes technique on it, which did give a sort of 3D effect.
by Ceropegia
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: DANGER!
Replies: 4
Views: 425

DANGER!

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake - Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona
by Ceropegia
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Organ Pipe National Monument
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Organ Pipe National Monument

Took this in 2009 and revisited it to use for the desktop image on my laptop. Looks less vibrant on the laptop than it does on my big PC.
by Ceropegia
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: If nothing else, appreciate the green eyes...
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: If nothing else, appreciate the green eyes...

Love it! You are lucky - wish I had a keyword that would work with mine. Any mention of favorite things and he becomes an instant jumping jack.
by Ceropegia
Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: Variegated Fritillary
Replies: 5
Views: 457

Variegated Fritillary

by Ceropegia
Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Animals Showcase
Topic: A Snowy, Fall Colors in the Spring
Replies: 10
Views: 893

Re: A Snowy, Fall Colors in the Spring

Stupendous shot! Puts me in mind of an Audubon print.