Waimea Valley

Early morning visit to the gardens in Waimea Valley. The mosquitoes were mean. We stopped by a food truck for lunch. The chickens were hungry.


Photos taken at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in April. We were on our way to Virginia to visit my in-laws, my first time in this garden and I loved it. The tulip garden was so beautiful. A bug’s view. Impressionism :-p


Flowers blooming all around me 🙂 The seasons are shifting, The winter shades lifting, The springtime is filling Earth’s children with mirth. The daffodil yellow, The south wind so mellow, The gentle rain falling, Upon the green earth. The song sparrow singing, New life quickly springing, All nature is telling A tale of rebirth: The …


I haven’t been to Reynolda Gardens much this year. I finally went to see my friend Michelle last week. I wanted to meet Oscar (the frog) but he didn’t come out to see me 🙁

Spring fever

It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!  ~Mark Twain    

Crabapple Tree

I saw this tree for the first time in Reynolda Gardens last year. I have an old post with the pictures I took that day http://claudiasentahbaz.com/more-flowers/ The sun was bright and it was the first time I used my Macro lens. This year I was looking forward to see these beautiful flowers again and I got lucky. …