All posts in Nature’s Miracles

  • The Human and the Ant — What is inspiring in us and them? [continuation of series]   A friend had a vivid dream recently that unpacked...

  • In this almost unspeakably busy month, the moments did still present themselves for us to appreciate… Dedicated to Eric and Louise whose support has made so much difference to us SEE FULL GALLERY AT: http://www.defleuriot.com/photo/june-events-in-a-dempsey-backyard-2/

  • SEE FULL GALLERY AT: http://www.defleuriot.com/photo/niagara-falls-sunrise-to-sunset/ a photographic thanks to Seth & Laurie for this 35th anniversary gift to Sharon and I of a day at Niagara.

  • see the FULL GALLERY  at: http://www.defleuriot.com/photo/semi-arid-interpretations/   In the early dawn at Calabasas/Malibu, California, I was photographing a cliff’s face with the moon rising above it without realizing that an airplane had rocketed itself past the moon into the sky above...

  • Inside the Dandelion 24th may 2013 FULL GALLERY AT: http://www.defleuriot.com/photo/inside-the-dandelion/ What would our outlook on winter be if there were no hope of rejuvenation? To what accompaniment would the spring sun stretch out its warm rays? I...

  • Cardinalis Cardinalis 1641 Dempsey Crescent has a new resident, the Northern Cardinal; a place where grain and company are aplenty during all seasons. “Surely the silly bird knows that it is not a female he is...

  • FOR FULL GALLERY: SEE “GALLERY” AND “ELEPHANT ATTACK” OR GO TO: http://www.defleuriot.com/photo/elephant-attack-2/   Fifty yards away safely in his truck facing the other way, my friend Doug Macdonald, with his head out of the window, shouted frantic...

  • FISHING RIGHTS The tussle for fishing rights began this morning at Dempsey dam and will decide, for two Great Blue Herons (Ardea Herodias), which one gets to feast on the fish that found a way to...

  • T-bone, nurtured to life and health under the watchful motherly eye of Sandi Queenan, eventually found heaven on earth in the tender and loving arms of Julia Maree. This is what he looks like after his...

  • Goodbyes 1st September 2012 When I contemplate the coming fall, I feel both the sadness of goodbyes, and the gratitude for things that do not change. The pleasure that the departing hummingbirds (that buzzed at my...

  •   I stood in the street with a friend today, watching a sparrow taking a dust bath. A hollow in the grimy tar road had collected enough dirt to offer what was for the little Passerine,...

  • Life’s realities, are not always either clear, or what we expect, but with God there is always hope. A line in one of Isaac Watts songs goes, “While all that borrows life from thee, is ever in...