Cone Flower, Red Admiral Butterfly & A Bee Minneapolis MN/2007 When the butterflies and bees start flying around in our gardens, I often grab the camera and enjoy their busy-ness through the view finder. It is fascinating to watch their … Read More
Bird of Paradise California/1995 This image got Visual Muses started … my new husband remembered seeing this image in my scrapbook and asked if I would consider making the bird of paradise into a note card that he could send … Read More
Jackmanii Clematis Minneapolis MN/1995 This clematis clung to a trellis next to the door I regularly used at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. It was so stunning I just had to try to capture some of its beauty in an image.
Yellow California Lily Laguna Beach CA/1994 I was visiting a friend who lived in Orange County. She suggested an excursion to Laguna Beach where there was an art fair happening. The art was great but I didn’t have much extra … Read More
Passion Flower MN Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen MN/2006 I was visiting this wonderful arboretum in the summer of 2006 with two young people in tow. Sam was very interested in taking pictures then and had her own camera along. We stumbled … Read More
Mountain Bluet Brooklyn Center MN/2005 On one of many visits to my friend Sandie’s backyard garden along the Mississippi River, I spied this interesting plant. While the flower looks so delicate, the leaves look so sturdy. Sometimes it is difficult … Read More
Two-Toned Hibiscus Minneapolis MN/2005 On a visit to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, we ventured inside the greenhouse structure. Although there has been more and more success with growing tropical flowers in Minnesota recently, back in 2005 this was an intrigue … Read More