Eyeballing

Birds eyes intrigue me – what depths of character lies within? And sometimes, just when you’ve forgottenthe subject behind the lens in more than object the eye-to-eye contact is undeniable…and you back off… humbled. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: eyes.) Advertisements

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Bridges

Two rivers intersect in our small town, so bridges are aplenty. A former railroad hub, with few active trains nowadays, the large overhead train trestle now serves as a hiking trail. I haven’t yet found a way to get up there that doesn’t involve countless stairs, so for now I’ll stick to the footbridges. (For […]

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Trails and Goals

Seven trails follow the two rivers that cross through our little town. Last Autumn, I touched on a few of them, but know that I’ve only just scratched the surface. This one runs behind our community, just beyond my capacity to wander…now. I have goals for myself. One of them being to strengthen my legs […]

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If Not For The Stairs

I could live by the ocean,if not for the stairs… or linger amongst ancient ruins,although climbing, I daren’t… and seaside dining is best, I agree,if not for those lofty flights The only up these legs can dois resting on the sofa most nights. (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is stairs or steps. I added a fun […]

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Roads

This life, a road –the way prepared for me,signs to guide my way,and yet, I get lost. Construction, distraction,disobedience – throw me off,I’ve chosen tougher routes,broken down and been sidelined. And yet, the road still beckons,invites progression, thrills.A rolling stone gathers no moss,my father liked to say, and so… I push ahead, keep motoring,trust the […]

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Shadows

I fear the shadows of the past,darkness encroaching – doubt the loyalty of light. Turtles dwell in shaded places,equally as undaunted in the sun –have acclimatized to polarities. Birds, focused only in the moment,disregard the invasion of shadowsonly in my eyes are transformed. (For Cee’s Fun Foto challenge: shadows)

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Nature’s Patterns

Patterns – a basis for understanding –math, sewing, architecture… and when it comes to art –nature is a master at employing patterns… …awe-inspiring, faith-inducing – beautiful. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: patterns.) All images from personal collection.

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