Magical

The stillness of a summer’s day,a single ray of golden light,the way the wind curls and teases – There is magic to be found,in tucked away places, and right in plain sight. (For Lens-Artists photo challenge this week: magical.) Advertisements

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Taking a Break

Bless those who take accessibility into account when planning areas of recreation. Strategically placed benches offer slow moving vehicles like me a chance to idle away a morning or afternoon, in the company of my cherished feathers friends. (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Taking a break.)

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Sparrow Lake

Serenity is time spent, lakeside. These images are from last summer. This year, unfortunately, health has intervened with any forays north. Still hoping. For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Seascapes and/or lakeshores.

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Oh, To Dream

Imagination floats, full sailinto a dreamy mist, reality out of focusdelightful course Beauty wraps my heartin dream-filled ecstasypaints my hope with shades of love As night falls, the sunserenades my soula symphony of huescoaxing dream-like slumber. (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: dreamy.)

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Twisted

A tree swallow twisting for a scratch – oh how I wish I could do that. Roadside, tree branches twist and bend to avoid traffic – that I feel like I do all the time, lol. (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge: twisted)

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Flight Day

While fishing with our granddaughter down by the falls, we are joined by an osprey, also looking for a catch. None of us has any luck, and the osprey moves on. We decide to follow him back to the nest. Mom and babies are in residence when we arrive, and after a bit of observation […]

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Reclaiming Mindfulness

Post marital disruption, I would go to the river every day, say a prayer for guidance, power walk off the stress, and then sit in quiet contemplation facing the water. My son referred to it as “Mom finding inner peace.” Power walking is a thing of the past, and every day is no longer doable, […]

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