“What a joy it is to feel the soft, springy earth under my feet once more, to follow grassy roads that lead to ferny brooks where I can bathe my fingers in a cataract of rippling notes.” ~ Helen Keller
Don’t be deceived by those lovely red bushes… Those are spring time poison oak. They certainly do make some lovely color this time of year! However it’s very difficult to walk around in the scrub oak savanna without rubbing against it.
My journey continue today after the previous post with a walk at Catherine Creek. It was truly so pleasant, and I took the opportunity to play in the grass quite frequently :-). I felt such a peaceful simple joy laying in the grass, in the sunshine. Enjoy!
Here is a series of images taken on 4/20/18, from Trout Lake to White Salmon, WA. These are phone shots. I hope you enjoy, and I hope you find yourself grateful today for this wonderful planet we all share. Thank you for your visits, feel free to share my posts!
Notes on PTSD I was asked “How has PTSD changed my views about myself”? How indeed? In the beginnings I learned to trust less, doubt more, and hide from trouble and confusion. I became less confident in my choices, in my abilities, my art, and my love. I learned to be stronger in myself overContinue reading “Notes on PTSD”
Bingen Point and Marina last week at the end of the day, peaceful, refreshing, with a semi-common type of Standing Wave Cloud bridge across the Columbia River just East of Bingen, Washington. We get these several times a year, sometimes rough edged like this, and sometimes smooth clean edged formations. There can be a fewContinue reading “Last of the Light”
Spring is such a wondrous time of year. The sap begins to flow again in people as well as trees. Spirits lift, even spring storms become magnificent paintings instead of drudgery. I wake in the morning to the sounds of joyful birds and a smile on my face knowing that greens are returning via newContinue reading “Redbuds, Blue Jays, and Joy”
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After some thought, I realized those of you most likely already have my albums. I removed them from the subscription and dropped the price down to Bandcamp’s minimum of $3 to make it more approachable. I am pleased to be able to thank my first sign up, who has apparently…
Today I’ve been sorting through old photos in my hard drives, and came across this series that I took in January 2011. I had so much fun wandering around in the icy conditions with my friends. I thought I would share the ones I got processed :-). I thought they were pretty cool, pun intended.Continue reading “Icy Catherine Creek”