There have been rains for the last four days. Except for the fact that the rain came at an inconvenient time – during our picnic, of all days! – I was very excited about the rain. Not only would the ground be watered, but it would also coax the mushrooms out of their hiding. ThisContinue reading “SUNDAY POST: CLOSE-UP”


The dark clouds trembled Liquid silver mixed with dust frogs sang through the night. It rained a lot during our trip. When I first set eyes on my mother’s garden, I was surprised that there was not much in it.  “The plants died.  It was too dry,” she explained.  The following day, rain poured in.Continue reading “RAIN”


I have a trove of treasures that comes only with the rain they are of such design no man can ever claim. How delicate they are so ephemeral their art each is a masterpiece that will surely delight. Regarding their clarity there can be no doubt they throw off light they reflect everything about. EachContinue reading “TO RAINDROPS”


The grass is soft under my feet. It is still wet with dew. The clematis has unfurled her colors and the Irises too. The daisies twinkle in the sun. The roses are flexing their might. The peonies show their blush. The lilies are cuddled tight. The robins and the sparrows fill the air with theirContinue reading “A WALK IN THE GARDEN”


One morning, I was taking photographs of the dew on the grass.   The dew made pretty little crystal globes reflecting the sunlight.  I thought that was very pretty.  Then I noticed that while the camera was not yet focused, the crystal droplets turned into little balls of light.  And I took some shots ofContinue reading “WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: Unfocused”