Like offerings at a palm alter, remnants of sea life that have washed ashore hug the base of each tree in a perfect decorative way. Salty and sandy and sun baked, they were placed there by the owner of this Cayman Island rental villa to be explored and admired just as much as they are for decoration. The color and textures really captured my interest. My macro lens begged me to look closer at the intricate details. Amazing! Take a look…. Read the rest of this entry
It’s late winter. I’m surrounded by palm trees. Sweat beads are forming on my brow. …. and I’m in Chicago.
The buildings of the Maya are colorful. At every turn through the courtyards there are little Mayan themed details; intricately patterned stones in the walkways, statues, fountains and gardens.
Weather-wise, I am on vacation… I should be able to walk down a sandy, burn-your-feet-it’s-so-hot plankboard path and step right into Caribbean water. Except, I’m still home. Still planted firmly in the Midwest. Still in the Chicago ‘burbs. Mother Nature on the other hand…..