Spirits Rise

“Spirits Rise”  www.melissabluefineartandgardendesign.com   This past fall I was swinging along on one of my favorite trails in a savanna restoration and I saw this flock of crows lift off, taking my spirits up with them.  Some years ago we lost most of our crows to a disease.  Let’s see…West Nile Virus, was it?  We’veContinue reading “Spirits Rise”

The Birds, the Bees, and You

Blazing Stars Along the Dead River This was an exceptional summer for blazing stars at Illinois Beach State Park, and I wanted to share them with you.  I think I’ll probably paint a whole series, because it was just so pretty. This kind of beauty is worth hanging on to, don’t you think?  Luckily weContinue reading “The Birds, the Bees, and You”

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