We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
Two days ago I captured the image of this milkweed with it's pods opening. I loved the contrast of the natural textures of the pods,
the seeds and the fluffy white parachutes that carry those seeds away.
The theme for this week's Texture Tuesday is 'gratitude.'
I'm grateful that I have eyes to see and I'm able to experience the change of seasons at this beautiful time of the year.
The sun was just setting when I shot this and I could see a little bit of pink in the horizon.
Textures I used were 'Thursday' at overlay
and 'Subtly Yours' at soft light.