This dried and brittle leaf lay on my deck near where I hang out clothes. I noticed how it had turned sort of lacey in the loss of its green flesh. It is like a little leaf skeleton, and I find it to be quite beautiful.
Of course I had to photograph it.
You would not think there would be anything of beauty at the dump.
We had some garbage to get rid of and this trip was a necessary evil. I held my breath as we rounded the corner, preparing for the inevitable stench. We were greeted unexpectedly by two eagles perched high on poles. We parked and I watched as thousands of seagulls took flight with the sun as their backdrop, the eagles unmoved by the activity around them.
Ignoring for a moment the mounds of garbage behind me, I captured this skyscape with my phone.