Forecasting a hectic day for today, last night I brewed a pot of coffee and filled my ice trays, then chilled both before going to bed, a ritual I occasionally practice in order to wake up to iced coffee.*** The smell of that coffee, though... Two hours later, still tossing and turning in bed, bone-weary … Continue reading The Real Think vs The Real Thing
"Hurry, everyone! The sun is going down! Let's get into Sensorio now so we can watch from there!" "Uh-uh. We're gonna be too late for the Sunset show." "Sure, all we need is the magic of editing!"
Field of Light at Sensorio (See it before they add the hotel and the conference Center!)
"The wilderness, by design, disorients. As any wilderness trekker past or present will tell you, the wilderness has a way of forcing the point, of bringing to the surface whatever fears, questions, and struggles hide within. Nothing strips you down to your essential humanity and inherent dependency quite like submitting to the elements, surrendering to … Continue reading 20 + 20 = ??
Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land. ~ Proverbs 25:25, NIV Please know, the cold water reaching you will be good news in this distant land. Also, thoughts and prayers are with you!
woodcut noun 1: a relief printing surface consisting of a wooden block with a usually pictorial design cut with the grain 2: a print from a woodcut ~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary Thought you might like this, a picture of cut wood (itself cutting through the woods) that looks like a woodcut. How meta! (Second photo is … Continue reading Would NOT Cut
It is good to realize that, if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. ~ Jimmy Carter, from An Outdoor Journal
Ophelia Bodelia listened how most people do — In spurts. Thoughts wandered; although, words and phrases did too. So charming, in a young child, this "hearing" in reverse. "Hearing" turned to "thinking"? Less a blessing, more a curse. Bodie's Pa urged her, "Always mean everything you say." She confused the order: said things first, meant … Continue reading Bodie’s Farewell Part II: Heart Before the Course
During my trip to Italy in 2018 (said as though I go there every year; really more like, "during my only trip to Italy"), the setting sun brought my amateur photography of the coastline near Portofino to a halt. In those last moments, the silhouette of a tree and a rock against the ocean inspired … Continue reading True-ish Colors