It’s official! Tore Bellis and I have our artwork displayed in the Western Round Up Exhibition through the Visual Art League of Lewisville! This exhibition is in the North Corridor at the Grand Theater. Continue reading Western Round Up Exhibition – Visual Art League of Lewisville
I was encouraged to submit additional art pieces in the “Self Portrait” exhibit at the MCL Grand Theater in Lewisville. It took me awhile to come up with my first submission, “Iterations”. Coming up with additional pieces seemed daunting. But I have a saying: if you’re handed a piece of meat are you going to cook it? Translation: if you’re given an opportunity are you going to take advantage of it or let it go to waste? I’m not only going to cook it, I’ll make multiple meals out of it! Visit the blog to see my additional submissions. Continue reading Additional photos by Denise Holguin on exhibit at the MCL Grand Theater in Lewisville!
Antonio was enjoying a peaceful hike when he came upon a curious mound of rubbish…on legs! Continue reading Hiker Discovers Garbage Bug
I noticed a fuzz ball moving on a leaf. It wasn’t the breeze causing the movement. It was definitely moving on its own. As I looked closer, it looked like there could be bark on the moving fuzz ball… and are those dead bodies? But what is it? Continue reading A Hoarder in the Bug Community
Introducing “flourish”, the latest art piece available from Empirical Whimsy. Continue reading flourish
We spotted an abandoned boat at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading Abandoned Boat at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
During a recent visit to the Dallas Arboretum, I spotted something out of the ordinary… an elephant! Continue reading Elephant at the Dallas Arboretum 2021
If you have kids or remember your own childhood, you know that kids tend to yank flowers (often weeds) from the ground and proudly present them to mom. Their good intentions and exuberance sometimes result in just a petal or maybe just the bud… or in this case, just the stem of the pretty flower! Continue reading I picked this flower just for you!
A close-up look at the beauty of cicada wings. They resemble stained glass! Continue reading Cicada Wings
Richard is enjoying a peaceful hike through Happyville Botanic Gardens and Wildlife Refuge. The flowers are in full bloom with their bright array of colors. Continue reading Happyville Botanic Gardens
We were feeling a bit stir crazy so we decided to take Percival to Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge for an Easter egg hunt. Continue reading COVID-19 Easter
My Marshmallow Peeps series is coming to an end. My only regret is not starting the series sooner. But at least I can make this final Peeps post memorable. Continue reading Marshmallow Peeps in the wild.
Take a break from the news and social media to soak in the beautiful gifts of nature. Although the Dallas Arboretum is closed until the threat of the Coronavirus is over, I have tulip photos from this year and previous … Continue reading Bright & Cheery Makes the Day Less Dreary
There is a fascinating microcosm in a heap of debris. Continue reading A flood at Oak Point Park, Part 2
Here’s a collection of photos from a couple trips to the Dallas Arboretum. Don’t miss your opportunity to visit the Arboretum. The beauty of nature is always a pick-me-up! Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IVDates: February 9th and 29th, 2020 Continue reading Spring has arrived at the Dallas Arboretum
While most people take photos of fresh spring blooms, I think it’s just as interesting and perhaps more enjoyable to take photos of the spent blooms. Notes: Dallas Arboretum Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS … Continue reading Death & Destruction
Date: February 9, 2020 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: Photos from The Dallas Arboretum Continue reading Thinking
Is there anything more peaceful than enjoying a sunset by a favorite pond? Actually there is. Enjoying a sunset with a friend. These two characters only met this afternoon but they felt like they’ve known each other a lifetime. 🙂 … Continue reading Sunset & Snake