Vibrant Visitors

Sunflowers are some of my favorite summer visitors!

Seriously, it’s just about impossible to see one and not smile.

My Goldfinches, who like to pick the petals to partake of the seeds, agree that their appearance is most welcome!

And this year was especially delightful because not only did we have our traditional yellow sunflowers, but we had some radiant red ones pop up as well!

The bees seem quite smitten with this variety, as am I!

Ahhh…if painting were in my skill-set I would be rushing out to buy a canvas for this beauty is surely worth some brushstrokes!

About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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21 Responses to Vibrant Visitors

  1. jmcheney says:

    Eye-popping, heart-stopping beauty. And I’m glad you have the skill-set you do! Thank you so much for these vibrant photographs.

  2. 2019tv says:

    Those are beautiful pictures. The goldfinch one would have been perfect for my new photo challenge Bird of the day. Please consider adding pictures to this Challenge. Thanks!

  3. Jodi says:

    Soooo beautiful!!! I’m sure smiling! 🙂

  4. Andrea Jones says:

    Not quite time for sunflowers in the Colorado high country yet. I so enjoyed seeing yours, along with their visitors.

  5. de Wets Wild says:

    Sure to brighten the darkest of days and hearts!
    Do they sow themselves, Kathy, or do you sow the seed every year?

  6. John says:

    Beautiful pictures!😊 I love sunflowers and they are useful for birds and insects to.

  7. Gorgeous shots, both bird and flower!

  8. M.B. Henry says:

    I love sunflowers! Great pics

  9. Makes me feel I should include “Grow Sunflowers” to my to-do list.

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