The enchantment of a tree house nested high in the crown of a wild, coastal cyprus can send nighttime chills through a poet’s spine.
Lots to Endure for newborns and their parents. The first year there is so much to learn and the rest of the years are the “Wonder Years”! Life is fleeting and we need to savor every moment and enjoy and endure it all… Don’t sweat the small stuff cause the big stuff can get too big if you sweat the small stuff!!! I’m guilty and it makes things tougher than it should! Life is Good…Enjoy it all!!!
Contemplating our week’s topic of Humanity, and sorting through my photographs taken when coming and going from job sites as an engineer, I notice I’m always interested in people’s quest for spiritual solace in their lives. The top two photos reflect artistic expressions of that quest.
In other photos, I love seeing expressions of optimism and resilience in the faces of children facing tough lives ahead in their economically challenged homelands. The bottom two reflect that sort of appeal for me.
I’m not the world traveler but from the NE GA Mountains to Northern CA…I did travel that far this year!!! Airplane and all quite an adventure for me. The plane ride was the easy part, navigating the airport was the tough part. Once in CA it was a different world from one part of CA to another. Seeing family I haven’t seen in 25 years was GREAT!!!! Seeing family I’ve never seen was a real treat!!! Its amazing how one part of a state can change so much and how different one state to another is so different as well. My Southern accent was easily recognized but it is what it is and I don’t expect it will change now! Hope to make the trip again and see some other sights….lots to see and it was all great!!!!
Sisters, mothers, grandmothers and aunts from 2 generations. As time goes let us Carry On!! These Southern Belles come from a long line of a family of 13 lots of “Dialogue” there!! :-
Thinking about this week’s photo topic, Dialogue, and how two companion photographs can set up a dialogue in the viewer’s mind that builds on the proximity. An 1800s abandoned ranch house and an overgrown pioneers’ cemetery here on the northern California coast sets a dialogue: Whether it all began as told in Genesis, or in the Big-Bang, gravity eventually pulls it all down and back to some origin.