In Balance and Beauty, I want to Believe

Symmetry and perfect vision are writing themes that began my year – represented by four numbers that appeared, when 2019 rang a final chime. Four numbers, marking a new decade, that I have written several times. I write the first two familiar digits, then my fingers hesitate. Holding my pen, or resting on keys, my …

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Ushering in Vision and Symmetry

Adios 2019. An uneven year you were,   leaving me undone and barely passing your test. A descending arrangement, 2019 A year that began with labored conversation and bedside visits. A year that stretched me beyond my defined limits. When the beginning of the year delivered a sad ending— to the depths of darkness, I …

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Ten Gifts I Gladly Give to You

If you are celebrating the season, your days have been packed with efforts of pleasing. In less than 100 hours, your hustle and consideration will be shared. Gifts will be exchanged, and you can finally collapse on a chair. Before you head out to tackle last-minute holiday tasks, I have but one favor to ask …

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‘Tis the Season for Tongue in Cheek

A holiday inspired poem is what I set out to write and sarcastic wit is what transpired. The final product, as you will see, is designed in the shape of a tree. Christmas Spirit highlighted down the left side - a feeling I hope this post helps to provide. This photo was taken in Bisbee, …

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Discovering the Great in the Outdoors

Our favorite recreational activity is spending time in the great outdoors. Finally reaching a sweet spot, we are now primed to head out and explore. My lover of parks and I perfecting what we pack in the car, before traveling north, south, east, or west. Discovering barely worn trails, both near and far, is always …

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Pause, Rest, and Take a Deep Breath

Thank you for clicking through and reading my posts. Words and photos, carefully chosen with you in mind. In a world full of uncertainty, rush, and strife I want your brief time in my digital space to enrich and nourish your life. An inspired space to pause, rest, and take a deep breath. For just …

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Nonstop Rain, the Mighty Rogue River, and a Swimming Bald Eagle

Relentless rain transformed the park near my home into a lake. I haven’t left my city all week and yet I feel as though I have been transported to another location, as I have watched the dry Sonoran Desert turn into an expansive wet landscape. A magical transformation, that has also been treacherous for many, …

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