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

Tuesday, March 31

Afloat

Gently swaying
in a soft breeze
~

Monday, March 30

At the Edge of the Forest

Forests need to be
forever
~
 
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Sunday, March 29

A Spiritual Place

Communing with nature
makes my soul sing
~

Saturday, March 28

Fresh Starts

Bursting out
bright and shiny
Welcoming Spring
~

Friday, March 27

Thursday, March 26

Under the Weather

A soft tranquil veil of clouds
rested over
Mt St Helens
~

Wednesday, March 25

Pussy Willows

 Happy fuzzies
to welcome in Spring 
~

Tuesday, March 24

Into a Fantasy

A path that leads
to anywhere
and everywhere
~

Monday, March 23

High Flying

Looking for that perfect
place to land
~

Sunday, March 22

Flowers of the Wild

Creativity is as endless
as the imagination
~

Saturday, March 21

Poignant Beauty

A manmade storm
blew through this forest that was
Now
there is only silence
~

Friday, March 20

Welcoming In Spring

Spring truly is
a delight to the eye
~

Thursday, March 19

Daybreak

The dawning of
a beautiful new day
~

Wednesday, March 18

Morning Fog

The hushed softness
and haunting beauty
of morning fog
~

Tuesday, March 17

Perfect Weather

 
for a paddleabout
at the wetlands
~

Monday, March 16

The Awakening

  Of joyous
glorious
Spring
 ~

Sunday, March 15

Clinging to Existence

Tenacious and determined
to be
~

Saturday, March 14

Pathways

 So many
winding through
our lives
~

Friday, March 13

Thursday, March 12

In the Quiet Chill

They patiently wait
for the warmth of laughter
from children at play
~

Wednesday, March 11

Tuesday, March 10

Monday, March 9

Lollygagging with Lilypads

Loving all the fresh new
lilypads
  emerging at the wetlands
~
 
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Sunday, March 8

Signs of Spring

Early bloomers
Always make me smile
~

Saturday, March 7

If Walls Could Talk

The volumes
they could tell
~

Friday, March 6

Just to Be

To walk a lonely beach
  to smell the fresh salt air
to gaze out into infinity
and be caressed by the warmth of the sun
If only for one day
These memories will last
a lifetime
~

Thursday, March 5

Snow Cone Glow

Mt St Helens
 Lost its perfect peak
in 1980
But it will always be
my favorite mountain
~

Wednesday, March 4

Playing Leapfrog

As the sun fades away
the wetlands
becomes a place of play
~

Tuesday, March 3

Reflecting Light

Late afternoon sun
transformed the river
into a forest of light
~

Monday, March 2

What Lies Beyond

Always eager to see
where the trail may lead us
But darkness was falling
it was time to turn back
We'll save it for another day
~

Sunday, March 1

Buds and Blooms

Early arrivals grace our eyes
on this first day of March
~
 
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Saturday, February 28

Mirror Image

Playing
sets the mind free
~

Friday, February 27

On the Edge

Winding narrow paths
that suddenly end
in a forest dense
with slender trees reaching 
 high in search of sunlight
~

Thursday, February 26

Quiet Moments

along the
Columbia River
~

Wednesday, February 25

Tuesday, February 24

Drifting

Lilypad
fresh and new
glistening with color
in the afternoon light
~

Monday, February 23

The Smelt are Running

Busy seagulls enjoying a good smelt run
near an old forgotten barge
along the Columbia River
~

Sunday, February 22

Peaceful Living

How does one convince another
 there is just peace and love
in our hearts
~

Saturday, February 21

Whispering Winds

Wandering through
in search 
of Spring
~

Friday, February 20

Watching the Birds Fly By

On the banks of the Columbia River
with Mt St Helens standing tall and proud
~

Thursday, February 19

Blooms

The Crocus
are blooming
Signs of
an early Spring
~

Wednesday, February 18

Soaring

Late afternoon sun
low in the sky
this happy seagull
 flying high
~

Tuesday, February 17

Slumbering

And dreaming
of Spring
~

Monday, February 16

Deep Within

Between these rugged walls
lies Mt St Helen's crater
~

Sunday, February 15

Turbulence

At the bottom of the falls
where pools form
and trees come to rest
~

Saturday, February 14

Dreaming of Sunshine and Roses

Happy Valentine's Day
May it be filled with
love and beauty
~
 
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Friday, February 13

Moonstruck

Brightly lighting
the midnight sky
~

Thursday, February 12

Crossing the Columbia

Fog envelops
the Oregon to Washington
Astoria Bridge
as it so often does
~