Where an artist lives can have a vital impact on their work. I know I've posted before about the wildlife that surrounds me, but I continue to find inspiration and appreciation of the life and beauty that is all around. The first picture is an amazing sunset after a needed rainstorm. Notice the Heron in the middle picture? It's at a lake behind my home. Then I also notice churning in that same pond and caught the last picture of just a few of the masses of large fish that were acting strange on the surface of the water. Maybe spawning? I will try to never take this beauty for granted.