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Depths of Perception

My perceptions are changing every time I walk into my garden these days.  My detached retina is almost a toy to be played with, a marvel, a new way of seeing.

tropical garden tapestry, meyes detached retina

When I walked into my garden to document the first rain, I allowed these new experiences to flood over me.  I posted here 2 years ago about my annual walk into the wilds with the a first winter rains but this year I wobble too comically to wander far from home.  Nor did I need to, for every half step is a new delight.  The joy of California’s first rain and the spontaneity of breaking all my camera rules was making me giddy. Continue Reading →

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What I See

Where do I begin to describe the wonders that I see?  My world is new and changing daily.

The following set of photos were taken a few weeks ago, between the two eye surgeries.

I began with this Camellia sasanqua ‘Apple Blossom’ quite by accident because at first I simply had to get outdoors, to get some fresh air, to escape the dreary thoughts and worry that accompanied my fear when first eye surgery did not work.  I worked the garden.  I clumsily planted a few things and began warily to look at things with my blurry left eye.

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