I thought about writing a poem inspired by the nightly painting in the sky over our valley, but then I realized: it's already a poem.
In honor of the summer solstice, I changed the background to a photo of sunset over Elliott Bay, Seattle, from a recent visit there. Here's the whole photo. May this longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere bring peace to all who enjoy the lengthened light, and may we remember this when the … Continue reading Solstice
After a scorcher of a day, nearing 100 F, an enormous cloud settled over the town of Ellensburg in the heart of this hot and windy valley. It turned the late day sunlight into something out of a science fiction novel. The photos I took from the little wooden park bench in front of my … Continue reading Clouds of mystery pouring
Say yes. Stay a while under a tree and talk; hold someone's hand. Listen to a friend. Accept a gift. Say yes when life issues you an invitation, and you might just get to see something like this.