Most days I’d rather be hiking, preferably approaching a bend where I’ve never been before. Key ingredients: redwood trees, filtered sunlight, ferns and a path.via Photo Challenge: I’d Rather Be…I’d Rather Be…
The rocky coastline from Monterey to Big Sur is often “out of this world.” Here are two examples: via Photo Challenge: Out of This World
Onlookers always outnumber skaters at Rockefeller Center. via Photo Challenge: A Face in the Crowd
Honey is sweet, especially when it’s collected from our backyard bees. via Photo Challenge: Sweet
A photo of an office building taken straight on is often boring, but shoot that same building in the reflection on a window of another building and you get…something very different. The bare branches of a tree in front of the window give the shot another layer of depth. via Photo Challenge: Variations on aContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations on a Theme”
via Photo Challenge: Silence The search for “silence” often takes me to the outdoors away from traffic and other man-made sounds, including people. Of course, there are always sounds breaking the silence: wildlife calls, the wind, or the ocean surf. Of course, at my house there is the silence of sleeping dogs and AnneContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence”
via Photo Challenge: Weathered My favorite weathered shots include old barns and defunct military installations. This photo is of a sea-air corroded wall of a one-time WWII munitions depot, now part of the national park system in San Francisco.
via Daily Prompt: Cherish Cherish The time it takes For footprints In the sand To wash away.
For me, a serene place is one I can reach easily, walking preferred. While I’ve been in amazing places in Europe, for example, the travel to get there wears on the “peace” emanating from the mountains, valleys and waters that I’m seeing for the first time. Here is my serene place…Carmel River State Beach, rarelyContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Serene”