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wild heliotrope

  • Posted on August 12, 2012 at 11:48 am

wild heliotrope
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
C. S. Lewis

from pink to red

  • Posted on October 28, 2011 at 6:43 pm

red mountain heather
alpine heather

shooting star trio
shooting star

subalpine spiraea
subalpine spiraea

red paintbrush
indian paintbrush

more wildflowers

  • Posted on September 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm


amazing color if you just get close enough to look

glorious colors

  • Posted on September 22, 2011 at 5:10 pm


i couldn’t resist trying to capture the vivid reds and greens of the alpine flower against the cool gray of the rocks

delicate wonders

  • Posted on September 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm

delicate wonder

miniature white blooms, almost too small to see unless you pay close attention


i wonder why i like forget-me-nots so much when they grow on a mountain-side, but pull them as pernicious weeds when they grow in my garden?

white is a many splendored thing

  • Posted on September 4, 2011 at 11:28 pm

western anemone
western anemone

few flowered anemone
few flowered anemone

western spring beauty
western spring beauty

wild strawberry 2
wild strawberry

ghostly thistles

  • Posted on September 1, 2011 at 9:05 am

creamy white thistle

we saw these beauties in waterton and glacier national park.  they have large flowers and silvery white stems and leaves, making them look like the ghost of canadian thistles.  maybe this is where the thistles we kill on the prairies go when they die…

red flowering currant

  • Posted on August 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm

red flowering currant

shades of pink and burgundy

i’m called little buttercup

  • Posted on August 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm