While photographing the irises in my garden, I often thought of van Gogh. The great artist painted flowers—including irises—while in isolation at a monastery/asylum. He referred to painting as the lightning rod for his illness. And, likewise, photography and gardening have kept me grounded during this pandemic. Have you found your own lightning rod? Let… Continue reading Sanity Saved by Irises!
More photos of the purple and white blooms in my garden! Just too pretty not to share. Although, somehow the purple irises look blue in the sunlight. ©Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Sunny irises in my front yard. Last year there were five blooms…this year there were twenty! Woo-hoo! © Rita Jacques 2018 Windsor, Ontario.