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

Monday, February 19

Sunday, February 18

Moon Child

With winter rains
I wander to explore
the world
inside my mind
~

Saturday, February 17

Lowland Fog

Streaming through the trees
and along the lake
Mt St Helens
above it all
~

Friday, February 16

Sundown at the Wetlands

The sun wandered westward
and we wandered home
~

Thursday, February 15

Beyondness

In the corners
of my mind
~

Wednesday, February 14

Valentine's Day

May it be filled with
love and roses
~

Tuesday, February 13

Of Weathered Boards

Age worn barn
colored with age
and old paint
~

Monday, February 12

Sunday, February 11

A Walk Down Our Lane

Cow and horse pastures
make up much of our little lane
With fences
for grasses to tangle in
~

Saturday, February 10

Peering Through the Blue

An old abandoned warehouse
still filled
with voices of the past
~

Friday, February 9

Safe Harbor

All tucked in
for the winter
~

Thursday, February 8

Freshly Fallen

A light dusting
of snow
~

Wednesday, February 7

There and Gone

I turned and there it was
a lovely little rainbow
over the Columbia River
A moment later
it was gone
~

Tuesday, February 6

On a Quiet Beach

I watched as the sunlight played
with the morning mist
at the Oregon Coast
~

Monday, February 5

Under Wispy Clouds

Mt St Helens
and the Toutle Valley
~

Sunday, February 4

Saturday, February 3

Wetlands in Waiting

A hushed peacefulness
blanketed the wetlands
~

Friday, February 2

Conversing With the Trees

In the foothills of home
I went
to tell little stick tree
not to fret
Spring is nearing
~

Thursday, February 1

Ocean Blues

A break in the weather
North Oregon Coast
~

Wednesday, January 31

Tuesday, January 30

Flying Home

In our dreams
we are free
free to fly
~

Monday, January 29

Under a Pale Moon

Columbia River
cloaked in fog
~

Sunday, January 28

Fairy Light

Frost in the morning light
glistened and glowed
at the wetlands
~

Saturday, January 27

The Forgotten

So many pilings now stand forgotten
no longer used or needed
growing whatever will grow
in these small spaces
Along the Columbia River
~

Friday, January 26

Of Oneness

High on a hillside
waiting for Spring
~

Thursday, January 25

Simple Pleasures

Simplicity
catches my eye
and captures my soul
~

Wednesday, January 24

Wetland Wonders

Atop a clump of reeds
way up high
a Water Fairy rested
on that warm sunny day
I sat quietly in total awe
until she flew away
~

Tuesday, January 23

Love Our Coastal Grunge

Winter is my favorite time
to be down at the
Oregon Coast
~

Monday, January 22

Weatherworn

Trees along the ocean shores
of the Pacific Northwest
often get battered by
winter storms
~

Sunday, January 21

Sight Unseen

Hidden away
lies an old wooden bridge
by the side of a lake
deep in the wood
~

Saturday, January 20

Serendipity

It was midday bright
but as we passed this bit of quietude
I just had to jump out of the car
and try to capture some of its charm
~

Friday, January 19

As Evening Approached

A hushed calm
before the storm
~

Thursday, January 18

In a Fog

The mighty Columbia River
is out there
somewhere
~

Wednesday, January 17

In Silence

Do trees dream
when they sleep
~

Tuesday, January 16

Dreaming

Of sunshine and rainbows
and talking with flowers
~

Monday, January 15

Wind Swept

Ocean breezes
carried the morning mist
up along the hillside
Oregon Coast
~

Sunday, January 14

Afternoon at the Lake

My computer freaked out
had to reinstall everything
Mind Melting
So a quiet afternoon
was much needed
~

Saturday, January 13

Raindrops Keep Falling

Green moss
on a background of winter
~

Friday, January 12

Stillness

In the blue mist
of morning
~

Thursday, January 11

Wednesday, January 10

Sleeping Trees

Patiently waiting
for Spring
~

Tuesday, January 9

Coastal Wonders

Tucked in a hollow
steps from the ocean
lives this small charming
bit of wetlands
unkempt unsoiled
left to be
~

Monday, January 8

Shadow Play

Long afternoon shadows
playing on calm waters
~

Sunday, January 7

Timeless

I am drawn to peaceful places
where trees dwell
where all you can hear
is the whispering of the wind
where time stops
if only for a time
~

Saturday, January 6

Quiet Along the Columbia

The Columbia River
was calling to us
on this sunny winter day
with volcano wounded
Mt St Helens
~

Friday, January 5

Hidden Lake

Years ago my wanderings
took me up a lonely back road
where I discovered this quaint little lake
Which to me
is magical
~

Thursday, January 4

Winter Sun

A rare clear winter day
in the Pacific Northwest
Walked the wetlands just before sunset
Mt St Helens was all aglow
~

Wednesday, January 3

Above the Fog

On Spirit Lake Hwy
heading up to Mt St Helens
the deep valley below
hidden under a heavy blanket of fog
~