Exquisite electric green moss grows on the courtyard waterfall.
And downstream, on the coldest mornings, breathtaking patterns freeze into the surface of the water.
What a gift to spend an hour looking closely at the intricate designs nature creates in one of thousands of trees on the property.
A tiny plant grows out of the crack in a downed tree.
As Sadie started to lose her former great enthusiasm for her dinner, Francis took advantage of the situation!
The Monastery kitties visiting the gravesite of their dog friends.