Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lake Hayes 10

Lake Hayes Otago NZ (10)
Golden leaves
Green has fled
Hides in the marrow of limbs

Monday, September 29, 2014

Arabian Square

Arabian Square of Islamic Mosque and Coffee Pot. (1)
Cooling waters
In an arid climate
And a genie to boot!

Sunday, September 28, 2014


In sepia light
A family of fishers
Gathers their net

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Pinata 7

Pinnata (7)
Now doth the busy bee
Gather ye nectar
Whilst ye may

Friday, September 26, 2014

Native American Day

Proud heritage
Dances with the wind
Oh, Great Spirit

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Autumn Calgary 13

Autumn Calgary Alberta (13)
Shall we wend our way?
Slip through these tangled thickets
Twixt brush and bramble

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Dosinia Anus 2

Dosinia anus (ringed venus shell)
With modesty
I turn my back
From prying ears

This is a shellfish with Venus shell, up to 3½ in. thick, flattened, disc-shaped, and sculptured with sharp concentric ridges. It lives buried in sand at and below low tide on open sandy beaches.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


On high you've done your job
Given your ingenuity
Now, turn into soil

"The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, 
bearing the wanton burden of the prime 
like widowed wombs after their lords decease." 
- William Shakespeare

Monday, September 22, 2014

Oreti Rebel 9

Oreti Rebel. (9)
French manicure
Painted to last
Compliments of Mother Nature

Sunday, September 21, 2014

International Peace

White dove of freedom
To love one another
Peace begins with me

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Angkor Wat 7

Angkor Wat Cambodia. (7)
It’s not easy
To enter at the gate
Fear guards the portals

Friday, September 19, 2014


Sinuous, sensuous
Curvaceous beauty
Lying on the beach

Whelks are snails, but you can easily conjure up an image of a whelk if you think of the term 'sea shell.' There are over 50 species of whelks.
 ~ Bernard

Thursday, September 18, 2014


Ancient idol
Been through hard times
Revered still

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Oreti Rebel 8

Oreti Rebel. (8)
Dahlias in the ocean
Anemones on the land
Waving in the breeze

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lake Powell 5

Lake Powell  (5)
Air, earth, water
The elements
Of the spirit

Monday, September 15, 2014

Angkor Wat 6

Angkor Wat Cambodia. (6)
To find your bliss
Muster your strength
And rise above your self

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Dosinia Anus

Dosinia anus (ringed venus shell)
Lolling on the beach
Just getting my foot wet
And what did you do today?

This is a shellfish with Venus shell, up to 3½ in. thick, flattened, disc-shaped, and sculptured with sharp concentric ridges. It lives buried in sand at and below low tide on open sandy beaches.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Takeo Province

Ominous threat
This way comes for sure
Take cover friends

Friday, September 12, 2014

Oreti Rebel 2

Oreti Rebel. (2)
Bursting star
Not so super nova
Without the bang

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Patriot Day

Slapped in the face
Kicked in the stomach
United in resolve

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Angkor Wat 3

Angkor Wat Cambodia. (3)
In all directions
Ease, North, West and South
Someone awaits your visit

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sand Dollar

Sea Shells Sand dollar.
Life once lived here
Dearly departed
Left by the tides

The term sand dollar (or sea cookie or snapper biscuit in New Zealand, or pansy shell in South Africa) refers to species of extremely flattened, burrowing sea urchins belonging to the order Clypeasteroida. Some species within the order, not quite as flat, are known as sea biscuits. Related animals include the sea cucumbers and starfish.

Monday, September 8, 2014

8 Years

Snacks, Candy
Who will buy my foods?
How ‘bout you sir?

Young boy, seller since age 7 ~ Karl

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Oreti Dandy 6

Oreti Dandy. (6)
By repetition
Comes strength in numbers
A community grows

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Lake Powell 6

Lake Powell  (6)
Floating clouds
Floating boat
Solid earth

Friday, September 5, 2014

Angkor Wat 2

Angkor Wat Cambodia. (2)
At all levels
From base to sublime
The path is within

Thursday, September 4, 2014


<Scallop shell.
Me and my little friend
And our friend sandy
Say hello to you

When you think of the term "sea shell," a scallop might shell might instantly come to mind. Scallops have fan-shaped shells, often with ridges or ribs. At the bottom of the shell, there are two auricles, or "ears."
 ~ Bernard

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Young Monk

The Buddha
Is within each of us
Even you

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Oreti Adele 4

Oreti  Adele. (4)
Pulsing light
Its rays streaming
Sic transit gloria

Monday, September 1, 2014

Labor Day

Marching together
Honoring the labor
That built this country