Time-traveler Sophia, Princess Palatine, left her home in 17th century Netherlands to visit one of my favorite parks in 21st century suburban Detroit as part of the Institute of Arts’ novel advertising campaign. She seems to be enjoying the floral bloom of spring.
Photo Challenge: Unusual
The earth laughs in flowers.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Although in this instance it seems that the rushing brook in the soft focus background is joining in the merriment.
Photo Challenge: Focus
Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge
Not the proverbial flower-strewn path, but still with a hint of natural perfume in the air. On a hazy, humid spring afternoon, this was a good spot for restoring the spirit with shinrin-yoku (Japanese expression: literally “forest bathing”).