The little things

I need something happy. It’s been such a crappy week that I’m looking to self-soothe. So I’ve found some pretty pictures that I took and am posting them here. butterfly2

So here’s this lovely little common butterfly on some wild flowers. It’s just a weed that was growing in the pasture, but the flowers were so pretty in those varying shades of lavender to purple. Looks like the butterfly thought so too!

Then there was this guy. Isn’t he fabulous? Those wings! Clearly this was a day that I was out with my macro lens, which I truly love. It’s so cool to see stuff so close that you’d normally not get to see. Like this guy with his fighter-jet-looking body and those incredibly fragile looking wings.

dragonfly618083

I don’t know what kind of flowers these are. Again, some weeds out in the pasture at our old house. I do miss the flora and fauna that I used to find out there. Don’t they look like those filament lights that are so cool?

filamntflwrbee

This honey bee was very motivated by the flowers. Little did I know that he and his crew were setting up shop in the soffit in my house. That’s another story to share later.

honeybee2

Isn’t this moth just so pretty? I saw him and followed him around for a while so that I could get a picture. It was harder than you think to follow him! I know you’re probably thinking “What a dweeb. Getting excited over a moth.” Well, people, it’s the little things in life that can bring the most joy.  If there’s a lot of little things that are bad, they can be equally as annoying as the good little things are joyful.

Right now, I’m finding the joy in this little moth. I’m loving the colors of the flowers with him and the brightness of the sunshine. I’m happy that I captured him with my camera and that he was actually in focus!

All of these pictures of these tiny creatures going about their day, doing their thing, enjoying their lives have brightened my day. Which was the whole purpose of posting them. I hope they brought some enjoyment to your day as well.

moth61808

 

 

Advertisements

Comments are always welcome.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: