They come because they must. They gather at waters edge, vying for position. They stand, they watch and wait; their bugle call, the cadence of the breakers. The sun slowly, surely, lifts its face above the horizon. The salty skirmish begins anew. Written for… Continue Reading “Skirmish at Sunrise”
The endless break of waves on shore, Replenish teeming life-chains spawned, Distracted not, he stares out, ever sure That curl is filled with promise evermore In under-swirling eddy’s from beyond. This discipline has served him well He waits, he skims the surface brine, Intent… Continue Reading “Patience”
Seagull Perspective It was January, 2012. When I look at this photograph I am transported back to that beautiful Santa Barbara beachfront resort, where we spent our pre-retirement weekend, replaying the events and conversations from the previous few days. I had given notice of… Continue Reading “An Engineer’s Journal (January 2012): Retirement Reflections Reconsidered”
Oh city of wind and wild imaginings Where magnificent miles stretch ahead Full of possibilities Bereft of disappointments As hope lives on And thermals lift soaring wings on high Night life settles in. Written in response to Trifextra Challenge.
“Shades of Gray” seemed a perfect theme to capture my mixed emotions as I tentatively stooped to pick this shell from the wave-washed beach at Ponte Vedra last March. It was my first ‘walk’ in the sand after three months of recuperation from a… Continue Reading “Photo Friday: Shades of Gray”