Autumn in our garden

Now that winter is almost here, I thought I'd show you a few photographs from the autumn we've had this year. A few of them are from our courtyard, most are from our garden. Enjoy!

Spring rain

Have you felt the drops of a spring rainfall on your face? They fall softly, blessing each leaf and bud and flower. They remind us of winter and of melted snow but they're tinged with hope, looking forward to summer. They chill and yet they warm.  

Afternoon view

I wanted to try something new and to post a photo directly from my photo catalog. I like the way this looks, more so than posting directly from my Flickr account. The tree is a Japanese maple, and it lives in our community, in North Bethesda, MD, USA. We were walking one afternoon, and I … Continue reading Afternoon view