Category Archives: Photography

Miracles and Magic In Your Hands

Have you stopped to notice all the little miracles that pass through our hands daily? While skimming through a number of recent and stored photographs, I could not help but realize how many beautiful things these worn out old hands … Continue reading

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Buzzed

Our local nursery was having their annual Spring flower display, an early teaser, and it was raining, so I stopped there to get high.  On flowers.  I get pretty buzzed on flowers – it’s true.  Obviously  I am not the … Continue reading

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Looking Up

I just happened to have another one of those oddly moving parking lot experiences. It is a hot, bright August day with a slight tinge of humidity in the air.  Despite the delicious temptation of slabbing out in front of … Continue reading

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Elusive, Delicate Rainbows

A small thing for the Bucket List, but one never-the-less.  I have always wanted to visit a butterfly sanctuary, and it finally happened. Walking into that sheltered world of warm breezes, tropical flowers and rainbow-hued butterflies elicited pure joy.  They … Continue reading

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Tradition

The tradition continued into the next generation when I took my three-year-old grandson blueberry picking for the first time.  With his little pail and my big one, we ventured off into the field and down the row of bushes together.  … Continue reading

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Pie

I made a blueberry pie from all those blueberries I picked. Then I ate it for breakfast two days in a row. Just because.

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Meditation in Blue

There is a place I consider somewhat sacred – a place that I have been going to for decades.  It is an orchard farm not far from my home. It has been the place I would go to pick berries, … Continue reading

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Saturday Market

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Green

As a child, my father and I would occasionally enjoy a delicious glass of carrot juice together.  Many years later, he introduced me to the idea of doing some serious juicing myself when he gifted me his old Omega juice … Continue reading

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Cicada Love

They have arrived in some areas here, the emergence/invasion of the cicadas….pockets of ringing, singing, screaming cicadas.  Then you turn the corner to meet a vacuum of silence where there are none. I stood among them watched them climbing the … Continue reading

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Revival

When I first moved to this latest house in a long line of homes, one of the more lovely aspects of the place was a gorgeous, well-established white peony that someone had planted by the front of the fence. The … Continue reading

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A Brief Tour of This Saturday’s Market

This Saturday I met a friend for iced chai and a cheddar/chive muffin, and then took a stroll down the street to our local Farmer’s Market.  As always, the beauty of the harvest made my pulse quicken.  For those who … Continue reading

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Alba, In the Shade of the Japanese Maple

                                   Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being  – Swami Vivekananda

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The Aliens Are Landing

The idea was to get a few perennials to fill in a few spaces in my garden.  Gardeners know what a tremendous high it is to spend part of a beautiful afternoon at a garden center.  It is almost impossible … Continue reading

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“Like A Sweet Magnolia Tree…..”

Came upon this Magnolia tree yesterday.  These prehistoric beauties – fossils have been found dating back 20 million years (how cool is that!!?) –  are opening their gorgeous petals right now.   Supposedly back in those primitive times, before the bees, … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses…It’s Just Too Nice To Stay Inside….

OK, I admit I have been terrible regarding my blog lately.  I became distracted and wrapped up in other events and lost my discipline…..very bad for writing, because in order to write you need to Write.   But this early Spring … Continue reading

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What I Found While Walking in the Woods Today….

Took a break today and walked along some winding back roads bordered by deep woods, which then led out to a highway.  During this short journey, I came across these items and wondered about their story. A dead bird lying … Continue reading

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Attraction

Not quite past January and it has been so weirdly warm, an encouragement to lean so far towards the specter of Spring that I am ready to fall over.  While going through my files to locate a photo that might … Continue reading

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