Lorquin’s admiral butterfly

June 2021

No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation.
— Charles Cook

Wild irises

May 2021

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
— Rainer Maria Rilke

Northern flicker

April 2021

Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light, and that makes them beautiful.
— Jim Carrey

Garter snake

March 2021

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.
— Laura Ingalls Wilder

California scrub-jay

January 2021

‘Hear! hear!’ screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, ‘winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it.’
— Henry David Thoreau