Hard fought

tree silhouette at sunset

Burnt umber cockleshells capture the roaring ocean Relentlessly churning in slow motion A tug of war between planet and moon Burbling brine, seabirds cawing Whispering winds, stars falling A mighty fortress built upon a sand dune Grappling against the divine Heaven and ocean intertwine Divergent devotion, to all I surrender Diving into the fathomless deep […]

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Plumbing the depths

sunset at the beach

She sits on the beach, gazing longingly out along the horizon. Only at sunset, sunrise breaks too early. and she hoards what sleep she can achieve. At dusk the water takes on an ebony sheen. Nothing like the crystal clear, emerald of day, where she can stand chest-deep in the waves and still see the […]

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On a grand scale

orange sunsest

Sunsets and sunrises at the beach can be stunning. The expansive vista, unencumbered by obstruction, goes on forever. It’s like being able to see to the end of the world. I’ve been witness to some spectacular displays of color. Ethereal paintings of such magnitude that I am dwarfed by the enormity, and at the same time, […]

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Into that good night

Last Sunday night, after returning from a week-long trip to visit the grans at Thanksgiving, we were happily welcomed home by our pets – dogs, Hershey and Asta, and our little manx calico, Pollo. While I unpacked, Pollo paced up and down the hallway. At one point I thought she had brought me one of […]

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My only prayer

sunset on the bayou

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is ‘thank you’, it will be enough.” ~ Meister Eckhart NaBloPoMo 28/30 Happy Thanksgiving Happy Hanukkah

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A day at the office

I didn’t get out for a dedicated photo hike this week, but I did get a chance to spend some time at the beach, writing and reading. I planned to take some pictures, but it was just so beautiful, all I could do was soak in the sun and ocean breezes. You can click on […]

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Hint of fall

Florida is well behind most of the country in its autumn preparations. We are still hovering in the 80s during the day, with a few cool, mid-60 mornings. It will be November before I can wear a sweater comfortably. Even though the fall foliage mainly stays green year-round, we do have a hint of color. […]

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