7 Day Nature Challenge/ Day 1

I said yes to the challenge from Pike at ArtKorppi II, post nature images for 7 days. Her images remind me of walking silently through nature, she peeks quietly through her neck of the woods giving me a sense of what it must be like to be a small animal living where she lives. I adore the perspective she offers through her lens. Please do take a look at her blog if you love to get lost in nature. And, if you are interested in participating in this challenge as well please let me know in the comments. I will nominate 7 bloggers on day 7. (more…)

Ahead of the Rain

Our skies have continuously filled with rain clouds for what feels like months. I promise, I am not complaining, we need all this rain. I saw a statistic that in the past 3 months we have had 29 inches of rain. No wonder I feel damp and our rivers are flooding their banks.

On Saturday it wasn’t raining just yet so my family wandered our local marsh for an hour. The churning skies spoke of impending rain and our pace quickened near the end as the drops began. (more…)

Flowers on Friday: Wild Rose

Photo By: Carrie

As I write this we are on the road, enjoying a family vacation. I miss writing everyday but I must admit I was feeling rather depleted before we left for our trip. The words were flowing but then there was no more thought or creative energy for photography or poetry once they were on the page. I was running on empty. (more…)