Happiness is…

… every day that I’m able to get out of bed,and even better, get out of the house… …a river nearby, and a camera with whichto capture the glorious gifts of nature… …the love that flows between generations,the wicked freedom of being a grandparent… … the blessing of travel, and the discoverythat enables ongoing learning…. […]

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Lens-Artists: Splash!

Imagine the courage –to flow freely –make a splash! undaunted by outer noise –neither rush, nor gush –totally unabashed Afraid I’d have to reset time,go back to simpler days –undo this lived crash. (Submitted to Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Splash, and V.J.’s weekly challenge: un-lived lives.)

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Lens-Artists: Open Sesame

A door defines a boundary,an invitation to enter within,or a warning to stay out – Such finality in doors boarded,an inference of profound loss. Some doors tantalize with screenspermitting sounds to emanate, butblocking view from nosy passersby and some doors shout attention,prepared to accommodate masses (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Open Sesame.)

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Magical Light (Lens-Artists)

Light accentuates….bedazzles… transforms ordinary into magical… slips beneath the shadows… and glows fantastic. (For Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge:  Magical Light)

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Nothing Stands Out…

…like a cardinal, except when he’s blending in… (Thanks to Lens-Artists for this photo challenge:  blending in/ standing out.)

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Just for Fun

“Take a picture while I’m swinging, Grandma!” “I can’t.  You need to stay still.  Hey…get back here!?” Kids are so easy to make laugh. “Look Grandma, I found my people.” Where does this kid get it from? And just in case you are wondering….apparently he does exist… (Just for fun is the weekly prompt for […]

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Lens-Artists: Big Can Be Beautiful

Beautiful are the large rock sculptures of Joshua Tree National Park. The large canyons in Arizona are also beautiful, although I’m too afraid of heights to get any closer than this. This snake bird, or anhinga is quite a remarkable, big bird. My granddaughter and I think big is best when it comes to bubbles. […]

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