Well, I missed the fish floundering at the Koi sell-off at the National Arboretum. I would have been there had I owned a backyard pond, like I always wanted. I love these koi and absolutely had no idea that collecting and selling them due to overcrowding was an annual event. They even caught "Big Mama" one of the oldest and largest, three feet long. That must have been that shark-like fish, as the wave rolled by, that scared you from getting too close to the edge. Here's my previous post on the koi and Reflection on the Arboretum, one of my favorite places I think these koi can be quite colorful (from a picture I took a while ago:
The colorful ripples in the water remind me of a site I came across within one of my Interior Design Linkedin groups called Angela Cameron/Fine Art for interior spaces.
I'm partial to green and blue myself so liked this one in the Artistic series:
And this one reminded me of a photo I took while visiting Block Island, RI during one of our summer, family vacations:
NOTE: Fortunately, I had written this post before my latest blog problems first mentioned in my last post. I wanted to upload a family photo here but I cannot. I'm still having problems posting photos. At least I can write and edit posts with a better editing program that I uploaded (another 4 hours) but I'm still working to get my image uploader fixed. UGH!.
And here's Angela Cameron's Zen take on lily pads: