Category Archive: Photography

Dog Days of Spring

Sharply cold, his foot pads on the grass, He scurries frantically to beat the crowd, They, the better vantage point from which to spy and seize the trinkets locked inside. But he with… Continue reading

April’s Opus

Tinkling wind chimes beat the rhythm of the breeze, Tempo sets for cardinal calls and woodpecker rat-a-tats. Delicate doves swoop in tandem, gathering fallen seeds, Wings aflutter and cooing their ‘mourning’ song. Canada… Continue reading

An Easter Ditty

Brightly colored, named and set aside, For Easter bunny pranks and searching fun, Each year the giggling chorus starts outside, Cacophony of happiness, boys undone. I spy with my sharp eye an aqua… Continue reading


Velvet moss-cushion, ‘Tween reed grass and lagoon spray, Rocky Egret shores.


Launch each day anew, Treasure true precious moments, Manna from heaven.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Silent Sunday: April 13, 2014

Perfect Percussion

Rat-a-tat-tat-tat Red-headed woodpecker drums Spring’s percussive pace.


  Window box sun rays, Diffract, reflect, predict Hope, Life for the taking.


Windswept clarity, Dunes caressed by sawgrass blades, Shelter on the beach.  

Treasure Trove

My eyes are dazzled by the glinting sun, Sparkling on the hulls of seashell casts, Unique as crystal snowflakes, each is one, From depths beyond and ages long since past. The gulls have… Continue reading

Lucid Dreams

🌲🌲🌲 He’s entering the woods as oft before, And still his heart is thumping, resolute, This path has been the backdrop to his more lucid revelations, thoughts astute. The crunch of long-dropped pine… Continue reading

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