Thursday, July 31, 2008

Autumn plant by Lily Lake

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Autumn plant, Lily Lake

Any botanists in the crowd who can identify this plant?

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Lily Lake, Longs Peak 4

Monday, July 28, 2008

Lily Lake and Longs Peak

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Lily Lake and Longs Peak2

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Lily Lake and Longs Peak

Lily Lake and Long's Peak, near Estes Park, Colorado

Friday, July 25, 2008

Golden aspen grove

complex beauty!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Golden aspen grove

If heaven has streets of gold, these trees could provide the landscaping.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Golden aspen grove

More gold than Fort Knox!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Autumn aspen grove

I know it's July at the moment; but beauty is beauty.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Autumn aspen grove

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Golden aspen grove

. . . by Lily Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Thorny thistle, purple flower

Friday, July 18, 2008

Thorny thistle, purple flower

In the middle of a painful cross, the Royal purple of hope and resurrection!

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Purple thistle flowers

I guess God decided that an ugly painful plant deserved a measure of grace and gave it a lovely purple flower.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Snow, alpine vegetation

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Snow in alpine vegetation 2

Will this little patch of snow melt in the late September sun, or will it disappear under a foot of new snow and survive the winter? In the Rockies, you never know.
This one works nicely as a square.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Snow, alpine vegetation

Late September in the Rockies brings a collision of seasons: fall gets invaded by a persistently summerlike sun at one moment, by the blustery snows of winter the next. These snow patches, being threatened by the sun, are next to the shores of Lily Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Autumn leaves 4

This one works beautifully as a square . . .

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Autumn leaves 3

. . . the beauty of backlighting!

Friday, July 11, 2008

Autumn leaves 2

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Autumn leaves

. . . in Rocky Mountain National Park, autumn 2007

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Autumn grasses 5

"God covers the sky with clouds;
he supplies the earth with rain
and makes grass grow on the hills.

Psalm 147:8

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Autumn grasses 4

This one's perfect!

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