Category Archives: Garden

THE BEAUTY AROUND ME ASTOUNDS ME

“The Beauty Around Me” is this week’s theme for my flower photography group. I think the admins are all Seventh-day Adventists, but preaching on the site is minimal. We just do flowers. The group name is FLOWERS FROM ALL OVER … Continue reading

Posted in Botany, Close up photography, Close-up Photography, Flora, Flower, Garden, Lighting, mornng light, Nature, Nature Photography, Pacific Northwest, Seventh-day Adventist, Smiles Photography, Summer, Summer, Walla Walla, Washington State | Leave a comment

BEN CARSON’S FAITH — AND MINE — HAS ALREADY TOUCHED YOUR LIFE

I don’t often write about politics.  And the following article is old news, as “news” goes.  But it tells much about my church (and favorite presidential candidate) which may be news to some of you. Column: Ben Carson’s faith — … Continue reading

Posted in Adventism, Christianity, Close-up Photography, Creation, Flower, Garden, Religion, Seventh-day Adventistism | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SAFARI ON A COOL DEWY MORNING

Isn’t it fun, these dewy mornings, to go out early into the garden and see where the bugs spent the night ?   Here are a few of this morning’s camera captures. The recent winds have been hard on the roses.  … Continue reading

Posted in Bug, Close up photography, Close-up Photography, Fall, Flower, Garden, Nature, Nature Photography, Pacific Northwest, Photo Essay, Smiles Photography, Washington State, weather, western United States | Leave a comment

HAPPY SABBATH — ENJOY SOME FLORA

WOW!!   This blog seems to be mixed up with another by the same name.  That is, they’re both mine, but accessed from here differently.   And sent differently some how.  Consequently, I’ve posted sometimes on one and sometimes on the other … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Botany, Close up photography, Creation, Creator God, Flower, Flowers, Garden, God's love for us, Nature, Pacific Northwest, Photo Essay, Photography, Religion, Sabbath, Smiles Photography, Summer, Washington State, western United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HAPPY SABBATH — IT’S ALMOST SPRING

Pussy Willows!  Responding to spring’s Chinook winds here in the Walla Walla Valley, and waving a last goodbye to winter’s snow, Pussy Willows are welcome  indeed. Yesterday, my friend, Brenda, placed an armload of the long willow stems in the … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Garden, Nature, Nature Photography, Pacific Northwest, Photo Essay, Sabbath, Seasons, Spring, Walla Walla, Washington State, weather, western United States | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CREATION WEEK — 7TH DAY — HAPPY SABBATH

Thus the heavens Photo by Steve Jurvetson: Milky Way from Black Rock Desert, Nevada (from web) and the earth, Photo by Smiles — Fleming’s sheep near Eagle, ID and all the host of them, were finished.    And on the seventh … Continue reading

Posted in Baby, Bible, Botany, Christianity, College Place, College Place, Creation, Creator God, farm, Farm Animal, Flower, Flowers, Garden, God's love for us, History, Idaho, Nature, Nature Photography, Pacific Northwest, Photo Essay, Religion, Sabbath, Sky, Smiles Photography, Stars, Washington State, western United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

COME YE THANKFUL

 Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song of harvest home; All is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin. God our Maker doth provide for our wants to be supplied; Come to God’s own temple, come, raise the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Fall, Flora, Garden, Harvest, Holiday, Hymn, Mountain Scenery, National Parks, Nature, Nature Photography, Pacific Northwest, Photo Essay, Photography, Rainier National Park, Religion, Seasons, Smiles Photography, Thanksgiving, Travel, Tree, Washington State, western United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment