nature

america’s best idea

Some of my earliest memories consist of tall trees, rivers, and the sweet clean scent of a mountain pass. Some of my best memories consist of high mountain lakes, deep…

inside –> out

"There are trees in our hearts." Nalini Nadkarni On Facebook yesterday, my friend, Betty Schlueter, (who is an amazing photographer), posted a link to the TED video of Nalini Nadkarni,…

breathless

photo by me A friend came into my office yesterday and was telling me how she was lamenting that she hadn't seen any of the current meteor shower. She had…

blessing and curse

photo by me I love snow. I really do. I like how the untouched snow blankets the earth and makes it appear pristine and beautiful. Snow is glorious. But it's…

good morning, sunshine!

photo by me I've said this before and I'll say it again. The rainy season is my favorite time of the year. The sunflowers are a big part of that.…

sweet nectar

photo by me I love rain. Do I write this every year? I love rain. I love the way the earth cools down and the sweet smells arise. I love…

spring fever

photo by me Baseball has started. The cherry blossoms are blooming in Washington, D.C. I see the little green sprigs of daffodils and tulips coming up in my flowerbed. I…

yahoo!

photo by me No, not Yahoo! (sung in that silly western voice)...but YAHOO!!!! It snowed. Not much, mind you. But it snowed. Finally. One of the cool things about the…

for the love of…

photo by me Another thing I love: water. I love the feeling of it as it washes over my body in the shower. I love to soak in it in…

life lessons

click image for enlargement Someone recently wrote to me and said that he wishes he lived in a place where he could take photographs of giant arrows and colorful ruins…