"Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects
with the most limited means."
~ Heinrich Heine
"What dreams lie dormant hidden in the womb of your soul, quietly waiting, incubating, seeking opportunity to come forth?"
~ Stella Payton
DRIED BEE BALM (MONARDA)
"Little moments can have a feeling and a texture that is very real."
~ Ralph Fiennes
“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
COMMON MILKWEED POD
Interesting fact: The fluffy contents of the milkweed seed pods were used by early settlers to stuff mattresses and pillows, and during World Wars I and II the downy filling went into life preservers and flight jackets.
"I search for the realness, the real feeling of a subject, all the texture around it... I always want to see the third dimension of something... I want to come alive with the object."