More than lovely, more than seaside shade, Symbolizing strength, endurance, tempting fate, Clinging for her life through gales and swales, Yet ever twisting upward, winding straight. She’s home to flora and fauna of the isles, Her gaily painted fruits and leaves grow wild, She… Continue Reading “A Twist on Trees”
I know it’s Spring because the brown hard soil beneath my feet, begins to greenish be, Before the morning light they’re chirping; all a-flutter as they gather in the trees. I know it’s Spring when safflower hulls and seeds Are strewn beneath my backyard feeding… Continue Reading “Spring In Motion”
I have always been an early bird, creeping out of vacation hotel rooms to avoid waking the family, camera case slung over my shoulder and flip-flops tucked under my arm. I cannot miss the sunrise. I know that the most beautiful moments are fleeting… Continue Reading “Before the Dawn”
It’s sad to watch the roaming deer, foraging through our yard for any sustenance amid the frozen environs. Even the bird-bath is a solid block of ice. Holly leaves and bird-seed must suffice. But those eyes….
A walk in the woods, as seen through the eyes of my Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, choosing to heed my call, instead of romping freely through the leaves.
This morning, I submitted this photo to the National Geographic Assignment: Street Scene. I took this photo with my iPhone (through a grimy windshield) earlier this month; as shoppers swamped a local grocery store, to stock up for a predicted blizzard. The day was… Continue Reading “Welcome”
Reflections on watching the gathering, gray storm clouds, as boats in the harbor begin to rock and sway.
This morn, I spied a rapturous, red-tailed hawk, She spied me back, inviting me to gawk, Instinctive, sensing I was party to her play, Of stalking stealth, and seizing rodent prey. As fresh-fall snow lay soft and fluffy white, Full-cloaked the yard, clear backdrop for… Continue Reading “Raptor Rapture”