I'm a free spirited aging hippie
who loves talking to flowers, chasing rainbows
and photographing all the beauty that surrounds us
Thanks for taking a peek into my little world

Friday, November 24

Thursday, November 23

The Falling Leaves

I am grateful for
all the simple pleasures of life
Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 22

Simplicity of Life

They turn to amber and gold
they curl and they dry
then return to the earth

Tuesday, November 21

In Stillness

Watching day
turn to night

Monday, November 20

River Art

Nature so often paints
its own pictures

Sunday, November 19

Saturday, November 18

Where the Trail Ends

Do we turn back
or forge ahead

Friday, November 17

Afternoon Delight

Wintry afternoon
at Silver Lake Wetlands
Mt St Helens
all aglow

Thursday, November 16

River Crossing

Over the very foggy
Columbia River

Wednesday, November 15

In the Mist

It seemed so alive
breathing swirling
through the valleys
of the mountains
with freshly fallen snow

Tuesday, November 14

Excerpts from Autumn

Holding on
til the north winds
chase them away

Monday, November 13

Of Light and Wonder

Mother Nature's light show
and what a show it was
Downed trees from
Mt St Helen's eruption

Sunday, November 12

Above the Clouds

Along Spirit Lake Hwy
above the clouds with valley far below
Mt St Helens in the distance

Saturday, November 11

Gone Fishing

Total Serenity
Coldwater Lake
Mt St Helens

Friday, November 10

Calm Waters

Our little local lake
always beautiful
even on cloudy days

Thursday, November 9

Beach Walking

On a quiet beach
along the Columbia River

Wednesday, November 8

Tuesday, November 7

A Gentle Touch

a little bit of softness
goes a long way

Monday, November 6

Late Light Drama

Afternoon light
touching Autumn leaves

Sunday, November 5

A Rose Filled with Sunshine

The beautiful yellow rose
bringing warmth light and love
to even the cloudiest of days

Saturday, November 4

Fly By

A single seagull
flying by
All alone
in the big blue sky

Friday, November 3

Welcoming a New Day

In the stillness of the morning
Coldwater Lake
Mt St Helens

Thursday, November 2

Autumn Gold

Fallen leaves
bathed in afternoon light

Wednesday, November 1

Afternoon Delight

The clouds around
Mt St Helens
glowed in afternoon light

Tuesday, October 31

Monday, October 30


Fuzzy little seed pods
seem to be
what I seek to see

Sunday, October 29

Late Afternoon Light

Nearing sunset
everything glowed
with Autumn light
On the dry side of the Cascades

Saturday, October 28

Friday, October 27

Tall Grass Crunchy Leaves

I always enjoy walking  the woodlands
on the dry east side of the Cascades
Especially in Autumn

Thursday, October 26

Along the Columbia River

East of the
Columbia River Gorge
where the land opens
to spectacular vistas

Wednesday, October 25

Low Tide

Along the marshes near the coast
watching tides ebb and flow

Tuesday, October 24

Ode to a Sunflower

You could brighten a rainy day
with a charm all your own

Monday, October 23

Of Summer to Fall

Little memories
of yesterday
With dreams of

Sunday, October 22

A Sprinkling of Fall

When colors pop
even if only for
one brief moment
in time

Saturday, October 21

Waiting Silently

In silence it waits

Friday, October 20

Wide Open Beauty

The vast expanse of openness
just east of the Cascade Range
is profoundly different
from the wet west side
With a beauty
all its own

Thursday, October 19

Autumn Attire

A little Autumn color
brightening the dry east side
of the Cascade Range

Wednesday, October 18


On the tides
of time

Tuesday, October 17

Monday, October 16

Autumn Color

Hints of Autumn
at a nearby creek

Sunday, October 15

Into the Past

Old homestead
frozen in time

Saturday, October 14


I love watching those gone to seed
bits of fluff
as they fly off to wander

Friday, October 13

Changing Times

As with the whole of life
nothing stays the same

Thursday, October 12

Of Olden Days

When their usefulness
just wasn't

Wednesday, October 11

Happy Trails

Wandering our woodlands
heavy with green

Tuesday, October 10


Sometimes what's underneath
is just as beautiful

Monday, October 9

I'm Ready For My Close-Up

It's a beautiful day
in the neighborhood
Meet Ben Hur
our distinguished neighbor

Sunday, October 8


Lenticular Clouds
Sets my imagination
free and wild