Saturday, November 30, 2013

Sunset Lake Tekapo

Evening at Lake Tekapo. (27)
Evening sky
I pause to appreciate
Then saunter home

Friday, November 29, 2013

Lake Hayes 7

Lake Hayes Otago NZ (7)
Fluffy gold trees
Pillow the lake
A fan churns the water

Thursday, November 28, 2013


Gobble says the turkey
__ says the potato and pumpkin
Mmmm say the guests

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Wat Otres

In a colourful world

Temple ~ Karl

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Buddhas 44

Buddhas (44)
We, all, together
Show different facets
Of contemplation

Monday, November 25, 2013

Tekapo 22

Evening at Lake Tekapo. (22)
Have not the value
Of the real thing

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Autumn Calgary 18

Autumn Calgary Alberta (18)
Birches straight and tall
An extended family
Far as I can see

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Glischurum 1

Rhododendron Glischurum (1)
Little bells of pink
Chime the day’s dawning
Ring in the new day

Friday, November 22, 2013

Wat Otres

Neighborhood shrine
Colorful reminder
Of daily practice


A rust red road
Is convenient
In the jungle

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Buddhas 43

Buddhas (43)
Peace be with you, friend
Whether I know you or not
We know each other

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Lake Tekapo 21

Evening at Lake Tekapo. (21)
Softly now
Evening comes
Enjoy it with me

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Lake Hayes 6

Lake Hayes Otago NZ (6)
We paddle our canoe
Make landfall here
Set camp for the night

Monday, November 18, 2013


Rhododendron Glischurum
Brilliant white
Racy scarlet
Demure pink

Sunday, November 17, 2013


If they build it
People from all over
Will pass it by

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Buddhas 36

Climb the upward path
Yet, there is no upward path
Do you understand?

Friday, November 15, 2013

Lake Tekapo 11

Evening at Lake Tekapo. (11)
To see
Takes the sun, the earth
And my eyes

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Autumn Calgary 21

Autumn Calgary Alberta (21)
Make my own path
Through white birch thicket
A path less traveled

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Ilam Orange 1

Rhododendron Ilam orange.
First one to bloom
Shows it can be done
Come, follow me

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Pros Mountain

Three headed serpent
Guards the holy

Kampong Cham Province ~ Karl

Monday, November 11, 2013

Veterans Day

Remember the brave
In war there are no winners
All have their loss

In Flanders Fields
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
- John McCrae

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Lake Tekapo 9

Evening at Lake Tekapo. (9)
The shape of things
As they are now
Not was, nor will be

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Lake Hayes 5

Lake Hayes Otago NZ (5)
By the shores of
Gitche Gumee
Make that Lake Hayes Otago

Lake Hayes is a small lake in the Wakatipu Basin in Central Otago, in New Zealand's South Island. It is located close to the towns of Arrowtown and Queenstown. ~ Bernard

Friday, November 8, 2013

Ilam Orange 2

Rhododendron Ilam orange (2)
By the way
I stopped to ponder
What love is

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Noodle Break

When sat to dine
The chatter was lively till
You said a mouthful

Ochheuteal Beach - 

This lady took time out for a quick lunch.
~ Karl

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Buddhas 35

Buddhas (35)
Tending the garden
Our daily simple effort
Honoring our selves

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Lake Tekapo 7

Evening at Lake Tekapo. (7)
At the edge of time
Life finds a way
To survive

Monday, November 4, 2013

Autumn Calgary 22

Autumn Calgary Alberta (22)
Hiding in the woods
Oh, peek a boo, I see you
Never mind, I don’t

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Standard Time Begins

The ticking clock
Waits for no man
Nor woman nor child

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Temple of Dawn

Is the pantheon
Of devils

Thailand ~ Karl

Friday, November 1, 2013

Buddhas 33

Buddhas (33)
Standing, the robe drapes
Sitting, it folds as it will
With no mind, just so