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
Laura

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
with
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

Sometimes
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

Fuzzies

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
tomorrow
~

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
Knowingly
~

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

Drifting

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

Poofies

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
anymore
~

Wednesday, October 11

Happy Trails

Wandering our woodlands
still
heavy with green
~

Tuesday, October 10

Leftovers

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

Hovering

Lenticular Clouds
Sets my imagination
free and wild
~