* Enchantment *

* Enchantment *

A flower's appeal is in its contradictions - so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect.
Adabella Radici


In Other News:

The "Help Me Name My ArtCard Poll" is now closed.
With a whooping 20 votes, the most popular selection was "Rise and Shine".
"Rise and Shine" (link to card) is the new name for the ArtCard!!
Thank you to all who participated in voting, as well as the ones who wrote in their own ideas:
  • Hello Sunshine
  • Salute the Sun
  • New Sunsation
  • Here comes the sun
  • Soulstice :-)
  • the sun play's the blues
  • Salute the Sun of Soul Renewal
*Moo cards were sent to those who voted, left a comment, then forwarded their mailing address!

Speaking of VOTING:

This is the last week to vote for my two photos in the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competitions "Peoples Choice Award".
The winners will be announced on Saturday at a Photographers Reception that will be held at the gallery where my photos are being shown. Please click here to be taken to the post with the voting instructions. It takes less than a minute to register, they only ask for a name and email address. And again, to all of those whom have already voted, thank you from the bottom of my heart.


  1. what a stunning photograph! you seem to have an inherent sense of balance and color.

    i'm off to vote! good luck.

  2. what a wonderful angle you chose - i couldn´t say if this is a bloom or a leaf? love the colors!

  3. a little bird: Glad you like it :), I never really thought that about my photography before, thanks for pointing it out. Thanks for voting too!

    johanna: Thanks, it's a calla lily.