In 1979, my date for the senior prom appeared at the front door proudly wearing a baby blue tuxedo, and at the time I didn’t think much of the pastel hue or of the fact that he was wearing his running shoes. I didn’t know then that if I had a daughter whose prom date might […]
Not likely in Southern California, but I couldn’t stop myself from following the sun WHEN I SHOULD HAVE BEEN DOING OTHER THINGS. Instead I soaked up the morning light and watched the town wake up and dust off the crumbs from the night before. There was a distinctly festive vibe in the air as final […]
Follow us they whispered, we’ll dance on the sun and weave a life of fantasy. They turned deliberately and dissolved into the umber haze. Sighing as they faded from view, I drifted aloft on a tangle of gossamer.
As the sun sets she becomes greedy. She scoops up her riches and keeps them close until the gentle release of nightfall into dawn, when she relents, lightly dusting the earth, shimmering. Bejeweled.
The inverted image of our house on a dangling droplet reminded me that everything I live for was momentarily sheltered inside a gentle bead of rainwater. My husband, our children, and the two dogs were going about their lives in this glistening other world hanging from the branch of a Japanese maple, as I […]
Is it the light of the sun that draws us to the sea? A persistent pull to an inner magnet of the soul that yearns for a light that dances and teases as it skims across the ocean, warms the walls of architecture, and slowly toasts the skin? We seek out seaside towns to rest […]
I’m a big fan of looking UP. Whether it be in the context of adjusting to a more positive attitude, examining the intricate architectural details of historic rooftops, or being airborne at 30,000 feet, looking up offers many rewards. For this photo challenge I held my iphone flat and low under a flower or […]
A cold front on the move brought high winds that blew the unseasonably warm temps out of the Atlanta area, leaving everyone searching for their forgotten coats and gloves. It tossed about a bed of lenten rose in the sunlight, and forced the release of the few stubborn dead leaves that have been clinging to […]
. The captain of life.