She used to make fun of her dad whenever he’d take their family down all those back country roads during summer vacations. Shunning the heavily trafficked interstates, he would say […]
Occasionally, in the interval between high tide and low tide, natural elements form small pools inside hollows of sand. Wind and sun continue to swirl the captured seawater, carving deeply textured patterns in […]
I just spent three days in my bathing suit, with 40,000 other half-dressed freaks on the beach at Gulf Shores, drinking overpriced beer, eating lunch truck tacos, and singing and […]
An eerie silence enveloped the pine woods, as a thick, misty fog crept over the landscape – all sound muted in fearful reverence to the darkness.
“What I like about black and white photographs is that they’re more like reading the book than seeing the movie.” ~ Robert Heinecken
“All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.” ~ Norma Desmond, “Sunset Boulevard” Have you ever felt that your entire life is just a movie, and you, and everyone […]
It wasn’t just mastering the steps – heel, toe, shuffle, kick, pirouette. It was the flourish of his hands, the posture of his arms. A turn of his head, a […]
The ancients believed that our world ended at the horizon, that the ocean simply fell off into nothing. They couldn’t fathom the immensity of the earth. Since then we have extended […]
Rose could hear the searchers calling her name as they hunted the woods for any signs of her. The voices were moving away from the lake shore. Perhaps they feared […]
Sunlight scandalized the introverted downtown building, shimmying along rows of wallflower windows, inviting them to dance.
~ Spider Warning ~ Beautiful, yet deadly. Gossamer threads, as thin as a strand of hair, veil the path. An intricate tapestry, woven with the precision of a master, stronger […]
“Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you lose your way.” ~ Francis Bacon Don’t be so focused on the path you’ve chosen, […]