Lavender Lovers 6/14/17

My lavender is in full bloom with lots of pollinators.Β  This bumblebee and skipper are super cute πŸ™‚
in seeking sweetness
you find each little blossom
lavender lovers
~ Raven Ariana Simons Β©2017
Bright Bee and Butterfly blessings, Namu Amida Butsu, Namaste
~ Raven


June Rain 6/17/14

Flashback Sunday, June 17, 2012 – This is my pick photo for today and stars my little red friend tetraopes tetrophthalmus, aka the red milkweed beetle. I love these little guys and look forward to them every year. I think this one looks so cute and expressive on his/her leaf πŸ™‚
June 17, 2012 sig
Flashback Monday, June 17, 2013 – This is my pick photo for today and it stars a pair of Utah native red spotted toads that live at The Living Planet Aquarium πŸ™‚

June 17, 2013 sigTuesday, June 17, 2014 – It has been raining all day today!
6:17:14 grasses sig 6:17:14 a wet hummer sig 6:17:14 bud drop sigβ€œAt night I dream that you and I are two plants
that grew together, roots entwined,
and that you know the earth and the rain like my mouth,
since we are made of earth and rain.”
~ Pablo Naruda
6:17:14 excellent drop sig 6:17:14 hummer in the rain sig 6:17:14 excellent milkweed drop 1 sig“In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day.Β  No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.”
~Β  Aldo Leopold
6:17:14 grasses 1 sig 6:17:14 wet hummer 3 sig 6:17:14 rain sig“I know well
that June’s rains
just fall.”
~ Onitsura
6:17:14 raindrop hummer sigOur hearts give thanks for the Grace in the Universe!
Namaste ~ Raven