Photo of the Week 7/16/2018

“When you are alone, bless the solitude; when you are with someone, bless the togetherness! Think of the seagull: It flies alone happily; it flies with another happily too! Solitude is a food; togetherness is a food; man needs both and he must be happy with both!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

Renewed

I want to personally thank all of you who kept me in your thoughts/prayers and who sent get well notes. I did have 2 surgeries and may possibly have another in the near future.  Photography is my outlet and love – I will push through and create. My spirits are high and life is renewed.  …

Photo of the Week 1/22/2018

 “Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.” – Roxas-Mendoza  

Life I never had as a bird

Ocean below in vibrant blue, Waves crashing along the shoreline. Rocks to rest, fish to eat, The sun above with a bright shine. The wind blows to aid my flight, Up higher and higher I go. Above the clouds with delight, Diving and rising, to and fro. How amazing that would be, Adventure without a…

Surfing

“We’re all equal before a wave.” – Laird Hamilton

Amica mea musa (my friend and muse)

I find myself thinking of you more and more every day. At first it was just an occasional thought prompted by a photograph or hearing your name. Now, it is daily and sometimes even hourly; every memoria more elevated than the one before. All of my senses are heightened to an almost uncontrollable ache that…

Weed, CA

The LA Times said the fire “destroyed or damaged 150 buildings, tearing at some of the town’s most important institutions. The fire consumed two churches, a library and a community organization that aided the poor. Machinery at the town’s mill, which processes materials for plywood, was destroyed, and it was unclear when scores of residents…