sea spray and fog

Into the mist

The New Year is like a misty, foggy day at the beach. You can see what’s right before you, and barely discern what’s coming in the near future, but what’s way out there is lost in the hazy unknown. As you push ahead, cautiously moving forward, step-by-step, it comes into focus and isn’t so daunting.

tall pines sky sho

The pathless woods

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more.” ~ Lord Byron

twin clouds


Stretched out on the cool grass, arms pillowed behind my head, I watch the clouds dancing by, imagining those two are us. Our feet moving together in time to our song, waltzing silently over the surface of the water. I can feel your fingertips pressing gently into the small of my back, guiding me in…


Into that good night

Last Sunday night, after returning from a week-long trip to visit the grans at Thanksgiving, we were happily welcomed home by our pets – dogs, Hershey and Asta, and our little manx calico, Pollo. While I unpacked, Pollo paced up and down the hallway. At one point I thought she had brought me one of…

sky writers

Sky writing

I will write love letters across the sky In words tall enough for the whole world to see Odes of adoration for your smile Sonnets praising your kisses Hymns of joy for your embrace Proses celebrating your beauty I will write love letter across the sky In hopes you can read them in heaven NaBloPoMo…

beneath fishing pier

I will follow you

In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.” ~ Hans Nouwens I will follow you to the ends of the earth… Or the end of the fishing pier, whichever is shorter. Look at all those broken shells on the beach, I might cut my foot. Flip-flops? I…