Funny how tiger lilies flourish better in ditches than in gardens. © Rita Jacques 2019 Charing Cross, Ontario.
Four baby caterpillars had evolved into chrysalises recently in our home. So far this week, three have become Monarch butterflies. Thought I would share a few pics of their incredible development. The miracle of life! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
When my daughter moved to Cedar Springs in the late fall, I was intrigued by her next-door neighbours—an orchard filled with what I believed to be apple trees. After taking a photo of the trees— I vowed to take pics in every season. The photos would make a unique pictorial display for my daughter and… Continue reading Apple of My Eye!
Shades of purple and white abound in my garden! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Well, it’s May and it’s been snowing in my backyard…snowing blossoms from the apple tree, that is! My little dog, Sophie, is puzzled by all the white stuff covering the lawn. I wonder what is going through her mind as she sniffs them all. © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Just a quick phone pic on my way into the Chatham courthouse. I was struck by how the bold weeds were free to grow among the beautiful tulips. Like the weeds of society mingling with the good people in the courthouse, until tended by a master gardener. “Flowers grow out of love and kindness. … Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #132
The Rule of Thirds is something my husband and daughter spoke of after taking a photography course together. I wrongly assumed it just meant dividing a photo into thirds. I never realized it meant to visualize four lines dividing the photo into 9 squares, then positioning the focal point near a point of intersection. On… Continue reading Photography Tips for Beginners!