We have a beautiful ginkgo tree in the back yard. My mom grew it from a seed (we bought the house from my parents when they decided to move out of the city). I just love the shape of the leaves. This evening as I was hanging out with Hubby while he barbecued dinner (HIS choice! I know it is Father's Day) I saw a turtle shell in the leaves. We had a storm not too long ago and there are quite a few leaves lying in the grass so I didn't even have to pull any off the tree to make these.
This was the turtle shell I had envisioned:
Hubby was a little surprised when he saw what I was doing because when I said I saw a turtle shell in the leaves, he envisioned something more like a turtle swimming toward me. At least, I think this is what he was describing: