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Lessons from a Bristlecone

Hello, Bryce Canyon The hubs and my recent trip to the Southwest started with the national parks closing a few days before we left. GAH! We came up with an alternate plan… then a couple days before returning home, the parks opened again! YAY! We were within a few hours of Bryce Canyon, so we…

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All Lined Up For Awesomeness

“All Lined Up For Awesomeness” seems like a silly title… but that IS what I thought when I looked at this cool cloud formation at sunset – then saw these pelicans. Later, when I looked at it on the computer… the pellykins (as I fondly refer to them) were also lined up with that one…

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Photo Processing Doldrums: Begone!

When you first see this photo, what’s your first reaction? Do you know what it is? Does it make you curious? Does it irritate you? Entice you? Make you tilt your head like the RCA dog? Yawn? Judge it in some way? Er, what? Mind you, I didn’t create it with any particular reaction in…

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Tall Trees, Towering

I visit the Redwoods whenever I can. I’ve talked about my history of swinging through the trees in a previous post¬†(click the link to see it). Here, there are some bay trees in the mix; they’re the ones with broader¬†leaves and thinner trunks in the foreground. They smell awesome and add some nice variety to…

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Courage

Courage… Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand I love moments like this that make you think iconic thoughts. Several crossed my mind – but maybe because of where I am in my own journey, I settled upon “Courage”. I think one of the marks of courage is knowing the odds… but sailing on (to use the immediate…

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