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

Tuesday, September 26

All Aglow

Late afternoon light
made these lovelies shine

Monday, September 25

Summers Edges

Soon the weather will turn
and the greens of summer
will belong to yesterday
Coldwater Creek
Mount St Helens

Sunday, September 24

Changing Seasons

With Autumn's arrival
only a few lovelies
left to bloom

Saturday, September 23

Basalt Columns Along the Columbia

Majestic Basalt Columns
along the Columbia River
just east of the gorge
Truly magnificent

Friday, September 22

Yesterday's Wildflowers

The remains of summer
all now gone to seed
They enchant me with
their delicate little ribbons of color

Thursday, September 21

Open Spaces

Fields rich
in Autumn color
Where quiet moments
seem perfect to be

Wednesday, September 20

Second Time Around

In a field
across the way
sweetpeas bloom in the early spring
gracing us again in the early fall

Tuesday, September 19

Last Vestiges of Summer

As Summer wanes
some color still remains

Monday, September 18

Gliding Weaving Dreaming

Drifting upward
Spiraling down
with the wind

Sunday, September 17

Late Bloomers

Brightening a somewhat
past prime garden
until the first frost

Saturday, September 16

Gone Coastal

I love immersing myself
in the lush green coastal rainforests
of the Pacific Northwest

Friday, September 15

Guardians of the Wheat Fields

Tall and grand
they stand
in nearly every farm around

Thursday, September 14

Babbling Brook

I find these little brooks
with their little babbling sounds

Wednesday, September 13

In a Sea of Green

Wandering through
Whilst talking to
the trees

Tuesday, September 12

Autumn Joy

There's that certain
little something
in the air

Monday, September 11

In Remembrance

Remembering 9/11
A day of infamy
their voices silenced
their souls resting in peace

Sunday, September 10


In Washington State
just east of the Cascade Range
along the Columbia River
is Stonehenge
A perfect replica completed in 1929
to honor the fallen soldiers
of the First World War

Saturday, September 9

Harvest Time

Especially for
all the birdies
feasting on all the berries

Friday, September 8

River of Dreams

A quiet respite
along the Columbia River
east of the Cascades

Thursday, September 7

Gone Fishing

Down by the river
in the last light of day

Wednesday, September 6


To be charmed by softness
gentleness and purity
the Sweet Pea

Tuesday, September 5

Ode to Summer

Time soon for crisp cool air
falling leaves
and fireplaces
aglow once more

Monday, September 4

A Most Incredible Sky

The clouds were alive
with amazing force and energy

Sunday, September 3

Puffs of Beauty

The simple
yet elegant Hydrangea

Saturday, September 2

A View from Afar

East of the Cascades
lies a very different world

Friday, September 1

Rolling Down the River

A breathless calm
with only the ship's wake
gently rippling the waters
of the Lower Columbia River

Thursday, August 31

Farewell August

Setting sun
shrouded by clouds
Oregon Coast

Wednesday, August 30


For those devastated by Harvey
in Texas and now Louisiana
my thoughts and prayers go out to you
Please stay safe

Tuesday, August 29

Stillness in Rain

Calm seas and gentle rain
along the Oregon Coast

Monday, August 28

Sunday, August 27


In the land
where time sleeps
where peace is learned
where hope is born

Saturday, August 26

Dramatic Stance

Even now
with life left behind
this tree speaks

Friday, August 25

Happiness Under Cover

Spreading happiness
and sunshine

Thursday, August 24

Long Ago

I'd pick wildflowers
for my mom
who displayed them
in her fanciest vase
as though they were
I miss you , Mom

Wednesday, August 23

A Twinkling of Star Dust

With just a pinch
of pixie dust

Tuesday, August 22

Early Morning Paddle About

The cool quiet of predawn
a day waiting to be
Coldwater Lake
Mt St Helens

Monday, August 21

Midnight Blue

The Hydrangea
a perfect puff
of perfection

Sunday, August 20

Flying Free

 My mind soars
as my heart sings
I fly along

Saturday, August 19

On the Edge

Its roots clinging to
a tiny patch of soil
on a dwindling cliff 
that time is eroding away

Friday, August 18

Garden Charmers

Late summer beauties
abloom until
that first touch of frost

Thursday, August 17

Moody Weather

Low clouds
and a breathless calm
Along the Columbia River

Wednesday, August 16

Harvest Time

Our plum trees are heavy
and nearly ready to harvest

Tuesday, August 15

Seeing Coolness

Pale green leaves
has the mind envisioning
on these warm August days

Monday, August 14

Peaceful Passage

Paths of green
dotted with color
gives respite
to mind and soul

Sunday, August 13

Across the Lake

Gazing at untamed land
the mind quiets
and dreams wander
to that place of peacefulness
across the lake

Saturday, August 12

Friday, August 11

Dangling Darlings

Happy Weekend
Share Some Love

Thursday, August 10