I’m posting this at the tail end of World Photo Day (August 19). Above is a photo of a field of Snow Buttercups. Blooming at 12,000 feet in elevation, these brilliant yellow wildflowers grow in harsh conditions above the treeline at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.
I actually thought that I wouldn’t have to do this, but here it is, my annual complaint about summer heat. We had rainy and cloudy weeks since some time now, and it was more like autumn, but then out of the sudden it became hot. 95 more words
Yellow snapdragons make great models, and the Connecticut beach that I frequent has a winding buttress of rocks that, in just the right light, reminds one of the red rocks of the Southwest. 15 more words