Beauty of Black Mushrooms

This past Thanksgiving weekend I photographed tree fungi and mushrooms alongside the perimeter trail of the local nine-hole public golf course. I was particularly drawn to a cluster of black mushrooms in a wetland area (my wife had recommend that I take a look at them after she had walked there recently). As I observed […]

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From “Beauty in Decay” to “Beauty in Aging”

This past year I have been surprised by glimpses of beauty as flowers wilted and dried up. For this website I created a portfolio category called “Beauty in Decay.” Yesterday my wife showed me an article in The Oprah Magazine (May 2003) about Joyce Tenneson’s photography. The caption for a photograph of poppies reads: “These […]

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Bachelor Button flowers as a bee might see them?

In Practical Mysticism, Evelyn Underhill wrote: “The sea as the fish feels it, the borage as the bee sees it, the intricate sounds of the hedgerow as heard by the rabbit, the impact of the light on the eager face of the primrose, the landscape as known in its vastness to the wood louse and […]

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