Today I wake in the tree tops
learning to find my balance so high
above leaning against a redwood trunk finding
my breath sucked away (more…)
Mothering, Photographs, Poetry, Trees and tagged Arcata CA, Beginning, Humboldt County, Learning, Photography, Poetry, Redwoods, Self Acceptance, Self Love, Sunrise on November 22, 2017 by .
Carrie 2 Comments
Front door sunrise, Arcata CA
The softest of peach flavored shades
can not quiet the roar
of the waves pounding the shore drumming
deeply where you feel it in your chest, I want
I just drop to my knees
into the sand making myself stop
in the face of this beautiful roar
enjoying the relentless going of another day (more…)
Mothering, Photographs, Poetry, The Ocean and tagged Arcata CA, Equinox, Humboldt County, Landscape Photography, Northern California Coast, Ocean Sunset, Photography, Poetry, Self Love, Waves on September 28, 2017 by .
Carrie 6 Comments
One can never see far
enough into the path of our life
so much longing to know when, when
will it end when can I see more when
will I have enough when will I veer off
when can I stop walking when (more…)
Photographs, Reflections and tagged Arcata CA, Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, DPchallenge, Humboldt County, Life Journey, New Years, Path, Photography, Poetry, Reflection, The Unknown, Weekly Photo Challenge on December 29, 2016 by .
Carrie 13 Comments
We all want
to feel part of the line
what is right
part of the pack at home
within a community uniformly (more…)
Mothering, Photo Challege, Photographs and tagged Arcata CA, Arcata Community Forest, Black and White, Close Up Photography, Connection, Ferns, Monochrome Madness, Peer Pressure, Photography, Poetry on April 13, 2016 by .
Carrie 8 Comments
Redwoods, they are majestic silent and massive. This particular beauty lives 8 feet from the back corner of my house. Its trunk is so massive there are two 250 ft. trees growing from it. Quite a place to spend time. Allowing worries to wander up into the treetops while a silent blanket of peace replaces them. I am thankful she watches over my home, my boys, my worries. So thankful.
Mothering, Photo Challege, Photographs, Trees, format and tagged Gallery 7 Day Nature Challenge, Arcata CA, Close Up Photography, Connection, Golden Hour, Humboldt County, Macro Photography, Photography, Redwoods on April 10, 2016 by .
Carrie 7 Comments
I photographed this tree last spring, it is located in the middle of the parking lot where my son meets for gymnastics. I wondered how it would fare this year.
Photo Challege, Photographs, Trees, format and tagged Gallery 7 Day Nature Challenge, Arcata CA, Cherry Blossom, Close Up Photography, Connection, Humboldt County, Macro Photography, Photography, Spring Blooms on April 9, 2016 by .
Carrie 6 Comments