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

Wednesday, August 27

Whispering in the Wind

I paused to listen
to their ode
to summer's end

Tuesday, August 26

Late Summer Color

Days are getting shorter
Here in the Pacific Northwest
Autumn is in the air
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Monday, August 25

Tell Me

Where have you sailed
What have you seen
What adventures have you beheld

Sunday, August 24


Life's paths
ought be filled
  with wonder

Saturday, August 23

Friday, August 22

Thursday, August 21

The Dance

in the quiet light
of dusk

Wednesday, August 20

Serenity Violently Created

Coldwater Lake
  born from the eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980
its banks still littered with
blown down trees

Tuesday, August 19

Bold Beauty

Lighting up the shadows

Monday, August 18

Morning Has Broken

With a wisp of mist
still in the air
Over the
Toutle Mountain Range

Sunday, August 17


I heard the daisies
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Saturday, August 16

Subtle Hints of Change

 Late Summer
with early Autumn

Friday, August 15

Thursday, August 14

Wednesday, August 13

As the Dawn Breaks

The morning mist
dancing upon the waters
at Coldwater Lake

Tuesday, August 12

Early Morning Sun

Coldwater Lake
just after sunrise
 Mt St Helens
letting off some steam

Monday, August 11

A Riot of Rustic Rust

Rusty and dusty
and a wee bit crusty

Sunday, August 10

Twilight Time

At the edge
of the forest

Saturday, August 9


Still wearing
last year's
fall fashion
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Friday, August 8

Bashful Blue

The  hydrangea
 a soft subtle
garden companion 

Thursday, August 7

Cloud Nine

Gently drifting
in a dream

Wednesday, August 6

Fiery Red

that beg to be noticed

Tuesday, August 5

Monday, August 4

Sunday, August 3

The Harvest

Blazing gold
in the summer sun

Saturday, August 2

Framing the Light

Bright sunlight
and high contrast 
can be a challenge
a polarizer helps tremendously

Friday, August 1

Mini Falls

Cute little Japanese garden

Thursday, July 31

Wednesday, July 30

The Old West

In glorious
black and white

Tuesday, July 29


In a small Japanese garden
these reds were quietly 

Monday, July 28

Keeping Cool

On a warm summer day
Great Blue Heron
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Sunday, July 27

Saturday, July 26


Set your inner self

Friday, July 25

Rowing Around Silver Lake

Summers are short here
We try to enjoy
each and every day

Thursday, July 24

In an Orderly Fashion

Canada Goslings
following Mom
at Coldwater Lake

Wednesday, July 23

Walking Amongst the Wildflowers

During July and August
the wildflowers
go wild

Tuesday, July 22

River Walk

Lower Columbia River
Some pretties
along the way
and that crazy whirly thingy

Monday, July 21

Swaying in the Summer Breeze

On a sleepy warm
July day
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Sunday, July 20

Saturday, July 19

I Can Fly

I can fly
if I try
if I close my eyes
to see the sky