When asked why he chose "The Moon and Sixpence" as the title for his novel about the life of a fictional artist based on real life artist Paul Gauguin, W. Somerset Maugham explained that the title was a reference to individuals who, while reaching for the moon, miss the sixpence at their feet.
This photo journal is about finding and capturing that sixpence.
Friday, August 27, 2010
We are getting inundated with hummingbirds! Yesterday morning there were at least a dozen buzzing around the feeders. If these are the "messengers of the gods" there's a raucous conversation going on outside our back door.