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

Sunday, September 24

Changing Seasons

With Autumn's arrival
only a few lovelies
left to bloom
~

Saturday, September 23

Basalt Columns Along the Columbia

Majestic Basalt Columns
along the Columbia River
just east of the gorge
Truly magnificent
~

Friday, September 22

Yesterday's Wildflowers

The remains of summer
all now gone to seed
They enchant me with
their delicate little ribbons of color
~

Thursday, September 21

Open Spaces

Fields rich
in Autumn color
Where quiet moments
seem perfect to be
~

Wednesday, September 20

Second Time Around

In a field
across the way
sweetpeas bloom in the early spring
gracing us again in the early fall
~

Tuesday, September 19

Last Vestiges of Summer

As Summer wanes
some color still remains
~

Monday, September 18

Gliding Weaving Dreaming

Drifting upward
Spiraling down
Playing
with the wind
~

Sunday, September 17

Late Bloomers

Brightening a somewhat
past prime garden
until the first frost
~

Saturday, September 16

Gone Coastal

I love immersing myself
in the lush green coastal rainforests
of the Pacific Northwest
~

Friday, September 15

Guardians of the Wheat Fields

Tall and grand
they stand
in nearly every farm around
~

Thursday, September 14

Babbling Brook

I find these little brooks
with their little babbling sounds
refreshingly
peacefully
soothing
~

Wednesday, September 13

In a Sea of Green

Wandering through
Whilst talking to
the trees
~

Tuesday, September 12

Autumn Joy

There's that certain
little something
in the air
~

Monday, September 11

In Remembrance

Remembering 9/11
A day of infamy
their voices silenced
their souls resting in peace
~

Sunday, September 10

Stonehenge

In Washington State
just east of the Cascade Range
along the Columbia River
is Stonehenge
A perfect replica completed in 1929
to honor the fallen soldiers
of the First World War
~

Saturday, September 9

Harvest Time

Especially for
all the birdies
feasting on all the berries
~

Friday, September 8

River of Dreams

A quiet respite
along the Columbia River
east of the Cascades
~

Thursday, September 7

Gone Fishing

Down by the river
in the last light of day
~

Wednesday, September 6

Demure

To be charmed by softness
gentleness and purity
the Sweet Pea
~

Tuesday, September 5

Ode to Summer

Time soon for crisp cool air
falling leaves
and fireplaces
aglow once more
~

Monday, September 4

A Most Incredible Sky

The clouds were alive
with amazing force and energy
~

Sunday, September 3

Puffs of Beauty

The simple
yet elegant Hydrangea
~

Saturday, September 2

A View from Afar

East of the Cascades
lies a very different world
~

Friday, September 1

Rolling Down the River

A breathless calm
with only the ship's wake
gently rippling the waters
of the Lower Columbia River
~

Thursday, August 31

Farewell August

Setting sun
shrouded by clouds
Oregon Coast
~

Wednesday, August 30

Hope

For those devastated by Harvey
in Texas and now Louisiana
my thoughts and prayers go out to you
Please stay safe
~

Tuesday, August 29

Stillness in Rain

Calm seas and gentle rain
along the Oregon Coast
~

Monday, August 28

Sunday, August 27

LaLuna

In the land
where time sleeps
where peace is learned
where hope is born
~

Saturday, August 26

Dramatic Stance

Even now
with life left behind
this tree speaks
~

Friday, August 25

Happiness Under Cover

Spreading happiness
and sunshine
~

Thursday, August 24

Long Ago

I'd pick wildflowers
for my mom
who displayed them
in her fanciest vase
as though they were
roses
I miss you , Mom
~

Wednesday, August 23

A Twinkling of Star Dust

With just a pinch
of pixie dust
~

Tuesday, August 22

Early Morning Paddle About

The cool quiet of predawn
a day waiting to be
Coldwater Lake
Mt St Helens
~

Monday, August 21

Midnight Blue

The Hydrangea
a perfect puff
of perfection
~

Sunday, August 20

Flying Free

 My mind soars
as my heart sings
I fly along
~

Saturday, August 19

On the Edge

Its roots clinging to
a tiny patch of soil
on a dwindling cliff 
that time is eroding away
~

Friday, August 18

Garden Charmers

Late summer beauties
abloom until
that first touch of frost
~

Thursday, August 17

Moody Weather

Low clouds
and a breathless calm
Along the Columbia River
~

Wednesday, August 16

Harvest Time

Our plum trees are heavy
and nearly ready to harvest
~

Tuesday, August 15

Seeing Coolness

Pale green leaves
has the mind envisioning
coolness
on these warm August days
~

Monday, August 14

Peaceful Passage

Paths of green
dotted with color
gives respite
to mind and soul
~

Sunday, August 13

Across the Lake

Gazing at untamed land
the mind quiets
and dreams wander
to that place of peacefulness
across the lake
~

Saturday, August 12

Friday, August 11

Dangling Darlings

Happy Weekend
Share Some Love
~

Thursday, August 10

Wednesday, August 9

The Breath of Dawn

The sun was soon to rise
as a new day dawned
at Coldwater Lake
Mt St Helens
~

Tuesday, August 8

How High is the Sky

And why is it so blue
And why
can we not all just
get along
~