“Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” William Wordsworth. Isn’t it strange how much we’re afraid to love? To love anything too much — a person, a place, an animal, activities — can be a great risk. Because then your heart doesn’t belong solely to you anymore. The more you love, that much […]
I took a (rather arduous) hike with two of my aunts this past weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park. It was cold with gusting winds, more than we were prepared for! But in between the clouds scudding in the wind, the sun came out. And the hike was worth it. After a steep climb along […]
What to Remember When You Begin by David Whyte “What you can plan is too small for you to live. What you can live wholeheartedly will make plans enough for the vitality hidden in your sleep. To be human is to become visible while carrying what is hidden as a gift to others. To remember […]
“I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear Of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, To allow my living to open me, To make me less afraid, More accessible; To loosen my heart Until it becomes a wing, A torch, a promise.” Dawna Markova
“We are mosaics – pieces of light, love, history, stars – glued together with magic and mystery and words.” Anita Krizzan
Recently shot this in a park near my house. I think this would look good in focal B&W, leave the one center leaf in color. What do you think? Comments always welcome!
I love to read, which should be obvious from the “book” part of the title. I will read almost anything, but I’m choosy with my favorites. One of those is David Whyte. Poetry is one of those things, in my opinion, that is either very good or very not. For that reason I don’t read […]
Do those two strike you as completely different things? They may look different, perhaps. They may operate in distinct ways. But for me, the camera has become my compass. It’s a funny thing, photography. On one level, it’s very simple. Just point the camera at something and hit the button, right? But what you point […]