Monday, December 31, 2012

New Years Eve

Concept celebration
We’ve made it all up
Happy New Year to you

Sunday, December 30, 2012


Flower of the Dogwood.
White flower
Open to the sun
And me, and you

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Banff Canada 18

Banff Canada (18)
Strokes of golden light
Bathe rugged over thrust
Morning’s glory

Friday, December 28, 2012

Bati Temple 2

With holy intent
Much effort now in ruins
Holy destruction

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Sunrise 17

Silhouetted pines
Neath bright morning sunlight
Fresh start for new day

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Yosemite 3

1 (3)
Yellow leaves
Russet and pink
Crunch under foot

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Monday, December 24, 2012

Banff Canada 12

Banff Canada (12)
Mountain layer cake
Snowy vanilla icing
Your party awaits

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Pray Theat Temple

Spires inspire
Fantastic orderliness
Come, enter, worship

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Reflection 3

With a calm spirit
We set out upon the day
In grace and beauty

Friday, December 21, 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012


A nest of hatchlings
Mouths open, screeching for food
The sun will feed them

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Autumn Calgary 4

Autumn Calgary Alberta (4)
Now gold and russet
Summer, but a memory
Watch the seasons change

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Bag Lady?

In plastic garment
She scurries down dry street

Monday, December 17, 2012

Middle Barn

Worn, unused building
Once, necessary for his plan
Taking care of business

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Yosemite 2

1 (2)
Boots kick up dust
I reach for water bottle

A crow caws

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Crocus 1

Crocus 1
In the dewy morn
Rise up darling young buds
Promise and glory

Friday, December 14, 2012

Gold Rush Area 6

Litter of gold
Wind and gravity collected
On display for you

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Bati Temple

All the stone carvers
Who worked to make exquisite
Have lain down their tools

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Cloud 47

Clothesline in the sky
To hang out clouds for drying
Lets them drip dry

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Yosemite 1

1 (1)
Down in the valley
Where shadows chill
I’ll walk sunny peaks

Monday, December 10, 2012

Clematis Montana Elizabeth

Clematis Montana Elizabeth
I’m looking over
A four leaf red clematis
Yellow fireworks

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Autumn Calgary 3

Autumn Calgary Alberta (3)
Path has been paved
Where once natives traveled
We race chariots

Saturday, December 8, 2012


What do we have here?
There’s such a variety
To choose or reject

Friday, December 7, 2012

Pearl Harbor

Watery grave
Lost but not forgotten
Continuing vigil

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Kaiteriteri 45

Sun has left it’s mark
On moisture laden sky
Mine eye filled with red

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Ladies Purse

Calcerlaria. (Ladies Purse)
The perfect handbag
To store your valuables
Keepsakes of the heart

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Gold Rush Area 13

Since the streets were paved
No longer a one horse town
Pesky motor cars

Monday, December 3, 2012

Cash Register

Yes, I have your change
Mixed money travels the world
In Euros? Dollars?

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Yellow Leaves

Golden yellow leaves
Shine brilliant in cool autumn
Soon falling away

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Shag Rock 15

Haven for bird nests
Silhouette in morning light
Tide has risen

Friday, November 30, 2012


Carpet of petals
For our eyes to amble across
Have a pleasant walk

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Autumn Calgary 2

Autumn Calgary Alberta (2)
I stop to ponder
This road, hewn so long ago
Pioneers traveled here

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Beach Trees

The usual walk
Tides wait for no one

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Storm 8

Angry heavens
Someone bowling above?
Spare us lightning strikes

Monday, November 26, 2012

Shag Rock Sumner 14

Dawning of day
Water flows quiet, deep
Gulls have woken

Sunday, November 25, 2012


Butter Cups
Embrace the sunshine
Open to radiant light
It’s what you’re made for

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Gold Rush Area 12

Howdy stranger
Hitch your horse over yonder
Yeah, by the saloon

Friday, November 23, 2012

Native American Day

The circle embrace
A gathering of the tribes
You, too, are welcome

Photo Credit

Thursday, November 22, 2012


To share the table
With those of long acquaintance
Gift of hearth and home

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Skies Have It

Warning or okay?
Is it a sailor’s delight?
The morrow will tell

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


In red cloak he swirls
Whirls around like a Dervish
Spiritual trance

Monday, November 19, 2012

Autumn Calgary 1

Autumn Calgary Alberta (1)
Let’s go prospectin’
Aye, there’s gold in them thar woods
Treasure for the eye

Sunday, November 18, 2012


Would you like a meal?
I’ll fix a delicacy
I’m not that hungry

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Niagara Autumn 5

Colourful borders
Of Niagara escarpment
River twixt countries

Friday, November 16, 2012

Nelson Haven

The shade is lowered
Under the cover of night
The eyes will adjust

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Agapanthus 1

Agapanthus (1)
Blue bulb chandelier
Being readied for hanging
A living light show

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Gold Rush Area 7

These tree soldiers march
For as long as I can see
Trudge in single file

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Reclining Buddha

Rest from your labours
You have shared the spirit well
I’ll watch over you

Monday, November 12, 2012

Cozumel Catamarans

Warm sand ‘neath my feet
Flying above, seagulls scream
Adventure ahead