Tag Archives: photography

Don’t be afraid to scale down beside waterfalls.

I could tell you stories. Every walk in nature writes a novella. If you look carefully you can find the characters, the plot, the resolution. Would you like to read four short stories?  (I promise they shall be short.)  At … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Tender

Goodness, the last two weeks have flown by like an eagle diving for lake trout. (OK, that’s may be the weirdest metaphor I’ve ever typed.) Goodness, it’s so very challenging when our grown children fly off into the friendly skies … Continue reading

Posted in July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

Whimsy in the Upper Peninsula

So Karma suggested a photo challenge:  Whimsy. (Click on the link to find her challenge.) My heart immediately melted because I LOVE whimsy. What, you ask, is whimsy? Google says: whim·sy ˈ(h)wimzē/ noun playfully quaint or fanciful behavior or humor. … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

900 blog posts, sucker, fawn & Happy Father’s Day

OK, a couple of months have passed since I uploaded photos from the Sony Cybershot camera to the computer.  I often take pictures on her and then forget. Barry asked me to take a picture of the bike we’re sending … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 33 Comments

The Green Man

I spend seconds, minutes, hours, days, watching leaves on our forest trees. Electric early-summer leaves in shades of velvet green and lime green and verdant green. Leaves fluttering. Leaves lying stock-still, not phased by any ruffling wind. Leaves kissed by … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Shattered

Last night Barry revved up the lawn mower.  The Husqvarna tractor chugged around the house, the blades trimming grass and clover and weeds and wildflowers, when–unexpectedly–I heard a loud crash. Barry continued to drive the mower over to the shed … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Tea in a wicker chair overlooking the lake

We shall sit outside, shall we, on a wicker chair overlooking the lake on a still morning in late May.  We shall don sweatshirts and baggy pants and sprawl contented as waves lap nearby. Birds twitter and sing and a … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , | 62 Comments

Plot twist!

The WordPress Weekly Photo challenge is:  Twist. I laughed out loud when seeing this. Does anyone else remember a funny cartoon or status passing through Facebook recently? Although I can’t recall the exact words, this is the sentiment: Whenever anything … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Please do not drown.

I used to sing this song to my wee babies: All day, All night, Angels watching over you, my babe, Pray the Lord your soul to keep, Angels watching over you. Last week I stumbled upon this angel looking over … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Amazed

Today’s photo-of-the-day still remains obsessed with Marquette, Michigan’s Ore Dock from last Wednesday. Much of what this photo suggests is an outright lie. #1: It was NOT a dark and stormy morning. (The clouds roiled ominously, but no storms rose.) … Continue reading

Posted in May 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments