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 […]

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 […]

First Snowfall – December

  Finally, the temperatures dropped and an amazing snow falls and blankets the ground. It’s 6 – 8″ deep and silent. The trees appear dressed up with layers of white cotton neatly covering each branch. Occasionally a red bird, Cardinal, will fly over to the red bird feeder to nibble on the sunflower seeds. The pond […]

Stone Treasures

Love of hiking uncovers many treasures.  This hike in a State Park in Tennessee discloses one of my favorite treasures – heart stones and a beautiful Cairn. I hope you enjoy these photos. This next photo is a whimsical face made upon a large heart rock – one of my favorite treasures to find. I […]