Speckled and Blotched

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Bev Riter Sunday, July 1, 2018 When admiring the beautiful rose plants for sale at the Piazza Anfiteatro in Lucca, Italy, this rose caught my attention. Unlike the other roses, the roses on this plant were speckled and blotched, red and...

Drops in the Ocean

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Darren Milam Friday and Sabbath, June 29 and 30, 2018 (Note from Pastor Maylan: Earlier this week I misplaced this blog from Darren, so I put one of my own in Wednesday’s slot. Now that I’ve found Darren’s, here it is, and...

Barn Cat

Photo ©2018 by Chelsea Jurgensen Commentary ©2018 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, June 28, 2018 Barn cats are always interesting creatures. They are a bit rogue because they roam the outdoors and largely take care of themselves. They are often cautiously friendly like...

Little Shack by the Road

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Maylan Schurch Wednesday, June 27, 2018 A week or so ago, as I was stopped in traffic approaching an I-405 overpass, I noticed what looked like a tiny house or shed up there on the freeway. Since people don’t normally plant little sheds...

Red-eyed Vireo

Photo and Commentary ©2018 by Robert Howson Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Like others in its family, the Red-eyed Vireo is an indefatigable songster. In fact, it holds the North American record for the most songs sung in a single day by any species with an impressive 20,000...