This morning as I grabbed the paper, I paused to look closely at one of the spectacular blooms our Passion Vine had produced. Impressed, I grabbed my camera and then noticed the color and texture of a nearby Bromeliad, which then led to a 5 minute photo shoot of several other species. It doesn’t take much to distract me from the original task at hand (getting the newspaper).
Anyway, this event reminded me of a lucky day about 10 years ago when Aida Fry who is an amazing local artist, gave Jenny and I a tour of her studio. Her studio is packed with shells, sand and leaves, all the natural things that give her inspiration as an artist. I think of that often….we are surrounded by inspiration, we just have to stop and look!
Here is what inspired me this morning-