Thursday, March 31, 2011

Larnach Castle 2

Private residence
Most elegantly stated
Fa├žade hides real lives

Wednesday, March 30, 2011


In a pensive move
Watching for what the future
Has in store for me

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tan Tug

Pushing through the waves
A mighty engine, chug, chug
Make way, here I come

Monday, March 28, 2011

Walter Peak

The misty mountains
Recalls Maxfield Parrish blue
In the pastel light

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Ducklings 3

Settle down dear ones
I have a lesson to teach
Pay close attention

Saturday, March 26, 2011

First Church 2

Taking it all in
My eyes dart from this to that
Lost serenity

Friday, March 25, 2011


Though travel be far
Or just down a dusty road
With colourful neighbors

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Cloud 35

A parade of clouds
Pass by the deepest blue sky
Striding to the north

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cecil and Walter Peaks

Free range for sheep, goats
To wander over the hills
On four feet or two

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Daffodils 5

Chorus is ready
For Sunday morning service
Lift up your voices

Monday, March 21, 2011

First Church 1

Gothic cathedral
Flying buttresses and spires
Impress and invite

Sunday, March 20, 2011

First Day of Spring*

The spring has been sprung
Water gushes in the well
Crocus soon appear

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Hopewell 4

Glacial deposits
Scoured by tidal action
Delightful landscape

Friday, March 18, 2011

TSS Earnslaw 3

Across vast blue lake
Lies adventure, romance, thrills
Ours but to partake

Thursday, March 17, 2011

St. Patrick's Day*

Wearing of the green
Identifies common ground
Pride of heritage

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

St Paul’s

Pause in reflection
A study in perspective
In building and soul

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Ides of March*

Julius Caesar
The emperor has fallen
I like your salad

Monday, March 14, 2011

Sunrise 10

Warmth of dawning light
Softly graces summer skies
Portends lovely day

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Daylight Saving*

Set our clocks ahead
Lose an hour of the night
Gain it back next fall

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown

Come, walk to the lake
We can view dawn’s sparkling snows
Breathe refreshing air

Friday, March 11, 2011

Douglas Adams Born*

Whatever you do
The guide book says don’t panic
And thanks for the fish

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Untitled beauty
Is still beauty to my eye
A nameless delight

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Ibis 2

Birds of a feather
Ibis by whatever name
Gather together

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Mardi Gras*

Put on your costume
Laissez les bon temps rouler!
And the band plays on

Monday, March 7, 2011

Franz Josef Glacier 4

Aquamarine stream
Coursing over smooth boulders
Through glacial valley

Sunday, March 6, 2011

St Paul’s 3

Ceiling arched above
The face of grotesque monster
With black beady eyes

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Camera Shy!

No, don’t look at me
You can see my hands, arms, shirt
That’s not who I am

Friday, March 4, 2011

Barns 3

Ravages of time
Neglect of human labour
Camera man’s delight

Thursday, March 3, 2011

TSS Earnslaw 2

In late afternoon
The white steamship lies at rest
So too, snow capped range

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Dr. Suess Birthday*

Theodor Geisel
You’ve charmed the cat in my hat
Your delight lives on

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

St Paul’s 2

Simple yet not spare
A place to gather, focus
Without distraction