Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring! (Galapagos islands)

I spent a few gorgeous Spring days island hopping within the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador back in 2008. Live was perfect when I am within a pristine natural environment. Everything comes to life in spring!

Blue skies. Bright sunshine. Fresh air. Mating season. New born babies….

Here are a few photos I captured during a Blue-footed booby mating dance. Someone was getting all hot and heavy!! hahaMale blue-footed booby dances for his mate Continue reading

Spring has Sprung!

Lotus in Sydney Australia

Lotus in Sydney Australia

Shake off the past.

Come out of the fog.

Take a deep breath.

Turn over a new page.

Lotus flower with seed pod

Lotus flower with seed pod

The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud — the obstacles of life and its suffering. … The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. … Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one.

~ Goldie Hawn

Spring time in New York City…

New York City has this incredible energy about it.

Maybe it’s because of the countless movies and shows filmed on location there or that the story is based in NYC.

Maybe because the Statue of Liberty was the landmark all those immigrants dreamt of seeing, decades ago.

Maybe because it’s the financial center of USA. Continue reading