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, December 21

Walking the Wetlands

Summer or winter
or the in between
I'm drawn to the wetlands
at dusk
~

Saturday, December 20

Winter Green

While walking amongst
the sleeping trees
my heart always smiles
when sparkles of green
can be seen
~

Friday, December 19

The Calm

Storms are lined up
far out to sea
 transforming the calm
into calamity
~

Thursday, December 18

Old Growth Glory

Majestic Graceful
and very Huggable
~

Wednesday, December 17

Wisps of Wonder

I was enchanted by
the swirling fog
as it grew
in the evening sky
~

Tuesday, December 16

Monday, December 15

Through the Trees

In winter it can be seen
what's hidden
by summer green
~

Sunday, December 14

Billowing

I love watching fog
    as it billows and blooms
~

Saturday, December 13

Transparent Reflections

Reflections seen
     transparently
~

Friday, December 12

Stormy

And then
the winds came
~

Thursday, December 11

Nestled

 Trees that once were
now make cozy homes
for tiny secret gardens
~

Wednesday, December 10

A Family Affair

Tucked away
in the cranny of an old tree 
is a lovely little family
of mushrooms
~

Tuesday, December 9

Setting Sun

Sunsets
  soothe the senses
and the soul

Monday, December 8

UFO Over the Cascades

Actually
it was a lenticular cloud
above the Cascade Range
with Mt St Helens
showing off her snow covered
volcano made
flat top
~
 
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Sunday, December 7

Island in the Sky

Floating
neither here nor there
As if in a dream
~

Saturday, December 6

Ice Art

 Beautiful Ice Creations
by Mother Nature
Near Mt St Helens
~

Friday, December 5

Watching the World Go By

Simple pleasures
Rose colored glasses
not needed to see them
~

Thursday, December 4

The Changing Landscape

The Cascade Mountains
 in their winter wear
~

Wednesday, December 3

Vestiges of Autumn

 So short
So sweet
So quickly overshadowed
 by Winter
~

Tuesday, December 2

In the Thick of Things

The incredible greens
of a coastal rainforest
~

Monday, December 1

Snow Covered Mt St Helens

 
Blast Zone
Huge area devastated by the eruption
It is mending well
~
 
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Sunday, November 30

Blanket of White

Freshly fallen snow
A sight of delight
When there's no where
needed to go
~

Saturday, November 29

A Rainforest Walk

Coastal Rainforest
 Oswald West
And to our happy wonderment
 the sun
graced us with her presence
~

Friday, November 28

It Calls to Me

For reasons beyond the known
this little tree high on a hill
calls to me
  I visit it often
~

Thursday, November 27

Giving Thanks

A perfect time
 to pause and reflect
to be thankful for
 friendships
love
and kindnesses given
Happy Thanksgiving to all
~

Wednesday, November 26

Fogged In

Filled with moodiness and mystery
a thick morning fog
envelops the Columbia River
~

Tuesday, November 25

Reaching Out

Slumbering
 in the sun
~

Monday, November 24

Sunday, November 23

Lost in Time

Yet still possessing
so much charm
With a beauty
 
all its own
~

Saturday, November 22

Friday, November 21

A Mountain on the Mend

Mt St Helens
slowly regrowing from within
 
The Toutle Valley below
Haunting beauty
ravaged by the volcano
34 years ago
~

Thursday, November 20

Under Stormy Skies

A walk
down our lane
~
 
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Wednesday, November 19

On Golden Pond

As winter draws near
twilight becomes
ever more elusive
~

Tuesday, November 18

Music to My Ears

As the waves and rocks played
 their sweet rhythmic music
fell on my ears
~

Monday, November 17

Coastal Reflections

The stillness and solitude
of a November morn
~

Sunday, November 16

Blowing in the Wind

Dancing down the beach
and I
dancing along with it
~

Saturday, November 15

Friday, November 14

Thursday, November 13

Sailing By

 
With hardly a sound
or a ripple
~

Wednesday, November 12

Tuesday, November 11

Woodland Wonders

And when night touches day
they dance
~

Monday, November 10

There's a Storm Brewing

 
Readying
for the
wind and rain
~
 
Sharing with Sweet Shot

Sunday, November 9

Saturday, November 8

Gone Coastal

Spending some time
at the
Oregon Coast
with my best friend
my hubby
~