NATURAL PATTERNS

Patterns are all around us. Look at these leaves against the sun:

The lines and holes in a long-dead Eucalyptus tree trunk:

Then there is this stripe in a stone found next to the road:

16 thoughts on “NATURAL PATTERNS

  1. I am a collector of those stones with stripes in them. I think they are fascinating. When I get to a place that has lots of stones I just have to look at them. I have found that in some places they are plentiful. Around where I live they are not plentiful and rarely seen.

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    • Thank you very much. I often see them at the turn-around point on my walk around our end of the suburb and on this day the low sun made them appear appeallingly attractive.

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  2. Interesting with the stripes and holes in the tree isn’t it? I wrote last year about a huge Willow tree in a park near my home. I remembered going to the park with friends as a pre-teen in the Summer months as they had activities there and we used to take our lunch and sit under that tree. A bad storm split it and I took pictures of the damaged tree (which is still standing and looking quite dilapidated, just a shadow of its former self) and a neighbor walked over and showed me where it had carpenter ants that had tunneled throughout the tree, making it unstable, so thus the massive branch came crashing down in a storm. The tunnels were fascinating to see.

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    • Thank you for this interesting contribution, Linda. You have been blessed to live in the same area for a long time; you must know it very well.

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