The summer time at Minnesota is always short and precious, the blooming time for peonies is even shorter and more precious! The blooming time for peonies is around two weeks during middle of June. I have photographed the flowers many times over the years, but I have never gotten tired of capturing their beauty. Driving … Continue reading Blooming Peonies
Flight in Fresh Spring Air
At Minnesota spring usually comes later than other states. Once a while we had a major snow storm even in the middle of April. Even though temperature is rising and a few flowers' buds are popping, we are not totally into green season. But we already smell the freshness coming in spring air! So do … Continue reading Flight in Fresh Spring Air
Love at Quarantine Time
Working / schooling at home during last six weeks, we make sure the animals around us get enough food. Each morning my daughter put some corns on the deck of backyard. There have been a lot of wildlife hanging around our house, including squirrels, various kinds of birds, deers, ducks, etc. I especially like those … Continue reading Love at Quarantine Time
See You Next Year, Hummingbirds!
LongFellow Garden is the place where local hummingbirds collect to get nutrients and energy before they start migrating to the south. This provides the best opportunities for local photographers to get the last glimpse of them on this season. Within couple of weeks these little spirits will travel to the south for upcoming winter. See … Continue reading See You Next Year, Hummingbirds!
I Can’t Tell Which is More Beautiful
You or sunflowers? All photos were taken at Babbettes Seeds of Hope . Thanks for my friend, Jia Yin, to be my model. Thanks for visiting my post!
The Field of Hope – under the Sunset
Babbettes Seeds of Hope is a sunflower maze grown in the memory of Babbette, a wonderful woman who had a dream of cancer - free for her and others. The maze is located in Eau Claire, WI and about one and half hour driving distance from my home. We have gone there couple of times … Continue reading The Field of Hope – under the Sunset
The Field of Hope – under the Sunlight
Babbettes Seeds of Hope is a sunflower maze grown in the memory of Babbette, a wonderful woman who had a dream of cancer - free for her and others. The maze is located in Eau Claire, WI and about one and half hour driving distance from my home. We have gone there couple of times … Continue reading The Field of Hope – under the Sunlight
Cygnus – Swan Babies
It was said that soon after spring starts, swans fly to further north to grow their next generation. A week ago, one of my friend accidentally found a swan couple had five babies. Yesterday I went to the lake to visit those pure angels, it was also the first time for me to see swan … Continue reading Cygnus – Swan Babies
I found this grey goose two years ago at a small lake of Memorial Park, Shakopee, where is about 10 miles from my home. At that time I had never seen swans and thought he was a swan until my husband corrected me. But I liked the goose so much that I name him as … Continue reading “Big Grey”
Modern Dancing Party – Swan Lake
Swans are actually great dancers. Here is a record of their dancing party, named as "Swan Lake". Dancing of a single swan: Dancing of double swans: Dancing of a group of swans: What do you think? Do you like their dancing skills? Thanks for visiting my post!