Through me course wide rivers and in me rise tall mountains. And beyond the thickets of my agitation and confusion there stretch the wide plains of my peace and surrender. All landscapes are within me. And there is room for everything. ETTY HILLESUM
Silence. Calm. Storm. Harrowing. Solo. Lonely. Risk. Sailor. Methodical. Yes.
14. I’m thankful for the water around me. Whether it’s clean drinking water, a warm shower, snow, a lake to kayak in, a pool to swim in, ice for my drink, a river to fish in, rain, or an ocean to be amazed at I am so grateful and thankful for all it’s lovely forms.Continue reading “Thankful Everyday – The Fourteenth”
Day Nine…. 9. I’m thankful for the visual world. I am made breathless every day by something I see. It seems everywhere I look there’s beauty and magnificence. It constantly amazes, enlightens, and nourishes my soul. Leaves blowing from trees, blue sky, rain drops falling just so, structures made by man, light in all it’sContinue reading “Thankful Everyday – The Ninth”
I took this one at Davis Lake, Oregon. Central Oregon is a fantastic place. There’s an endless variety of places/things to shoot. Not long after this shot was taken a bald eagle flew over head, landed, and started fishing. I wasn’t quick enough to get a great shot. Sometimes it’s better to live in theContinue reading “Perched”
Sometimes shooting a great photograph is a matter of paying attention and getting lucky. I was in Nevada walking the docks at Lake Mead and I happened to notice this amazing reflection in the water of a sign on the side of a building. It looked like a weird painting and I wondered if IContinue reading “Water Colors”
Dry… oh, yes… I need water! When a person thinks about moving to the midwest it’s obvious to dread the humidity of the summer and the freezing cold of the winter. What’s not so obvious is how chapped your lips get or how dry your skin becomes. It’s not something you would think about really.Continue reading “Parched”
Drop, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl.
IMG_0702, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl.
Scottish Fields, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl.
Floating Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl I think Weston and Riley’s outside water bowl needs to be emptied and re-filled, don’t you? Though really…. they don’t stay out long enough in the rain to need a drink. They are fair weather pups. No rain shall touch them… if they can help it.
Under Water Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl Inside Steinhart Aquarium in the Academy of Sciences building in Golden Gate Park. Not a huge aquarium, but fairly good considering it’s size.
Alcatraz Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl We didn’t venture out to it this time around, but it’s impressive just looking out at it.