24 May 2014

Full Bloom, Missoula, Montana

“As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will
fully bloom. It happens in its own time.”-
Denis Waitley

22 May 2014

Closer To Apogee, Missoula, Montana

" 'The Scarlet Pimpernel, Mademoiselle,' he said at last, 'is the name of a humble English wayside flower; but it is also the name chosen to hide the identity of the best and bravest man in all the world, so that he may better succeed in accomplishing the noble task he has set himself to do.' " -Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Ch. 4

21 May 2014

Fierce and Furry, Missoula, Montana


Summer hollyhocks convert to graceful floral dolls, but these fierce and furry spring wildflowers would inspire something more along lines of “Where the Wild Things Are”. 
Especially since they are wildflowers…ferociously guarding the Missoula skyline.

20 May 2014

Work Diversion, Missoula, Montana

I Meant To Do My Work Today
by Richard Le Gallienne (1866-1947)

“I meant to do my work today -
But a brown bird sang in the apple tree…
And the wind went sighing over the land,
Tossing the grasses to and fro….”

(Read the full poetic list of good excuses here.)

18 May 2014

The Ant's Lookout View, Missoula, Montana

“When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.”
E. O. Wilson, American biologist and myrmecologist(Click the text link to learn your new word for the day.)