Big Bluestem at Illinois Beach State Park

melissabluefineart.com I meant to be painting snow, but when I was glancing through some photos I took in the fall I was struck anew by the play of colors and texture along this stretch of trail. Late afternoon sunlight was slanting through, picking out the stems of this this fine tall grass. ¬†Besides, we’ve hardlyContinue reading “Big Bluestem at Illinois Beach State Park”

Butterflies and Turtles

“Baltimore Checkerspot and Turtlehead” Click here to visit my website This is my debut with my new smartphone.¬† The Samsung S6 takes amazing photos, but will they translate on the internet?¬† Fingers crossed… Many beautiful moons ago when I got drawn into prairie restoration and butterfly monitoring, I learned of efforts to rescue the BaltimoreContinue reading “Butterflies and Turtles”

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