As I was photographing the orchid above yesterday afternoon, it suddenly dawned on me:

I've been blogging pretty much every weekday for the past two years or so, almost without a break.  And you know what? I'm in desperate need of a little down time from the blog. 

So I'm going to take it.  I hope you don't mind.  I promise I'll be back soon.

(In the meantime, check out my latest post at The Beauty of Different blog on adventure.)