Travels with Leannan Sidhe, and Current Events

I was so thrilled to be able to make a trip with my daughter as she performed at Glastonbury Renaissance Faire at the Port of Toledo just outside Newport, Oregon.  Leannan Sidhe is a Singer Songwriter and her music is often described as Celtic style, Fairy music, or even “Enya like”  You can hear herContinue reading “Travels with Leannan Sidhe, and Current Events”

Lunar Eclipse Palindrome

Processing the shots from the eclipse got me thinking about palindromes, a favorite subject! This week every day is a palindrome! (4-14-14), (4-15-14_ etc. The Lunar Eclipse was a palindrome, ending as it started, with the lovely orange red earth shadow in the heart of the palindrome as the shadow slowly moved across the surfaceContinue reading “Lunar Eclipse Palindrome”

BREATH OF LIFE

BREATH OF LIFE Breath of life, wash through my body as I walk besides this sacred stream… Father and Mother nearby, I feel them in the smell of the forest, in the dark of the deep cave… they are in the water cascading down the mountainside, in the fish that leap and glide… their presenceContinue reading “BREATH OF LIFE”

Memories Spin in a Gust of Wind

This first photo was taken by my bro Larry Andreasen, also known as bobshots on Flickr.  Kind and gentle soul, he captured a feeling of timelessness here that I love about the lake. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~~*~*~*~*~*~*~ At times when the wind blows, it seems to pull me right out of my body and take me on aContinue reading “Memories Spin in a Gust of Wind”

Falling into lovely Memories

Along the Lewis River!  I found and scanned some older images from one of my favorite camping places from lifelong adventures with family, and am sharing them here for fun.  The stories are in the captions which can be seen by clicking on the images and scrolling through them with the arrows. At the bottomContinue reading “Falling into lovely Memories”

Summer Joys on the Mountain

Yes I am going back to summer now, since it is brighter and warmer than what is outside!   These are all from my July 2013 folder from camping and hiking up in Bird Creek Meadows on the SE slopes of Mount Adams in southern Washington State. Please share my work with your friends usingContinue reading “Summer Joys on the Mountain”

Dedication Memorial In Honor of Loving Parents

Our Mother, Nina Black, was born Nina Stevens on May 18, 1913 in Mt. Carmel, Utah; and died of a stroke, peacefully  in the  home of her son Boyce on November 7, 2003 in White Salmon, Washington, seven years after her husband, Claude Elias Black (May 8, 2008- Thanksgiving Day 1996).   Nina took herContinue reading “Dedication Memorial In Honor of Loving Parents”

Buffalo Breath and Memories

    This one is dedicated to my deceased husband David Reel… who passed away January 16, 1996 following a long illness. We had been together for 4 years when he got sick… and soon after that we had a large community wedding on Winter Solstice 1991, sort of a blend of new age, nativeContinue reading “Buffalo Breath and Memories”