Living Earth…

Are you watching me, here? Father.  I am alone, but not lonely.  In a crowd I am lonely. Encircled by the arms of beauty I am complete! You paint glorious images with color and light. How they sway! How they … Continue reading Living Earth…

Heron Lake or Why I Take Walks

In my neighborhood there are two lovely, simple man-made lakes.  They attract some of the loveliest wildlife you can find in a city setting. I never know just who will be there when I happen by, but I am always armed with my camera and high hopes.  Yesterday this was the main event. I named it the Watcher of the Lake. Preening, oblivious to my attentions and indifferent to the adoration I was showering it with, it continued its daily business. A stroll down beside the shore, to strut its stuff. Giving me the eye. It must have stood there … Continue reading Heron Lake or Why I Take Walks