A moment spent observing nature is time well spent.  I snapped this photo when I was waiting in traffic, actually waiting to pass an amish buggy, while out and about in the valley.  Here are a few thoughts that I was pondering at that moment...

Drink in the beauty and harmonious hues.

Listen to the wind,

 the hum of bees,

and flutter of birds.

Be still.

Be thankful.

Be at rest.

I am always searching for the beauty in the common, maybe it is something I pass everyday like this fence row, or maybe it is discovering a flower that I have never seen before- whatever it is, I know that it has taken my eye for a reason and I can learn something by pondering it.

Let today be full of beautiful uncommon occurrences,