I spent Saturday in the mountains with my church's college group. You may remember that I went on the same hike last year and really enjoyed it. We read Psalms, closed our eyes and listened to the gentle shhh of wind through leaves, and had Eucharist on the mountaintop. Focused breathing up steep paths is a … Continue reading 2nd annual Canterbury hike
Just a bit of unedited experimental photographs taken in the yard.
A little behind on the photo challenge, but that's ok. Once again, I failed to take images specific to the weekly colors, but I found a few photos that pass for blue and purple. My first instagram pic was taken after last week's snow; the robins were out in droves, flitting around, eating worms, and … Continue reading one word photo challenge: blue + purple
We went to one of our favorite local parks yesterday to enjoy the temperate weather. I'd really hoped to see a few things in bloom, some color reaching out and up from the brown landscape. But, since the spring blooms failed me, I decided to focus my lens on the muted tangles and vines in … Continue reading at the park
Tiptoeing around the backyard squishing muddy earth into the ridges of my boots seemed like the best thing to do on this quiet Christmas Eve Eve afternoon. The town is bustling with holiday vacationers, but no one thought to plan any last minute events. I'm going to try to convince Daniel to eat popcorn and … Continue reading leaves & berries
Last Sunday, I took a walk right before golden hour hoping that I'd spot the mystical white deer that roams our neighborhood. I didn't then - though we spotted it grazing in our yard last night at around 9:40! - but I did spot a patch of wildflowers pouring out from a neighbor's yard into … Continue reading take a walk
Gray days always bring out the most beautiful hues in nature. The bad and the good balance out in the end. (My neighbor stole that dog from its negligent owner's backyard.)