Autumn skies ….

…. October blue red maple leaves muted cardinals and finches foraging for the last of the bird seed marigolds blooming their brilliant pops of orange spiders building webs in corners and dying branches leaves fallen from the trees make a crunchy sound wind begins to howl with the untrimmed branches as they scratch the side […]

Reflections and Transition

Longing …. for the Atlantic and it’s sound of crashing waves calling come play where one’s mind can rest to the rhythm of the the waves as they crash upon the shore Longing ….for Zugpitze or Grandfather Mountains where the wind blows fiercely and cold – singing a song of welcome – a song that soothes […]

Tree Therapy

Tree Therapy always calls! This weekend was no exception – Little Switzerland where mushrooms of many colors and textures were discovered along with a crayfish and waterfall AND stones of many shapes and colors! This is paradise to me! Here’s a few photos to feast your eyes upon. Enjoy and get outdoors! ~ Anita

4th of July Celebrations

This year the 4th of July was just that – the 4th of July – what made this particular day  VERY special,  was an unplanned visit with my grandson Grayson, son Richard, and daughter-in-law Kelly drove up to the mountains from Raleigh .  My husband Steve and I celebrated with them in the evening by […]

A Child’s June Remembrances

Smell of bacon frying in the black cast iron skillet, grits, homemade biscuits and eggs anyway you like, served hot with butter and jelly – not jam Sunshine streamed through the window calling come outside one and all – the day promises to be long Bike or pool? – maybe both! and the smell of […]

April – soon May

Where has the time gone many older people used to ask and now, I ask this as well. Looking at this blog I created oh so long ago filled with loving photographs, memories, reflections and poems. Hiking, walking, transitioning from Photographer to Writer.  Finding the balance to marry the two creative outlets I most enjoy […]