There are all kinds of surprises…
Six years ago today I took this picture, and some thing never change.
But the upside to being distractable is that I notice a lot. And a lot that I see interests and surprises me.
Sometimes though, the city has surprises that are not so appealing.
This rusted out car was abandoned in a park in New York City. And surprisingly, I saw this butterfly nectaring on a wildflower nearby on the same day.
People who are naturally curious find surprises everywhere. The other day as dusk fell and fog settled over the fields, the lights went on in the greenhouses nearby, captivating me with their eerie glow.
And this afternoon amid the gloom of a cold gray rain, I found fuchsias blooming in Seattle:
And what’s more, I did not burn my toast today. Or my napkin. Surprise!
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge subject this week is “Surprise”. I could have posted an empty frame – “Surprise!” – but I think that has limited appeal. I’m hoping you enjoyed the photographs of just a few surprising things I’ve seen, and you’ll find more at: