Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow After church, and a bowl of vegetable soup accompanied by a few rounds of Mastermind, we grab our cameras and Maya, and head out to see what we can see. Our destination is a pretty little spot on the
If you are God, your work is to create out of nothing. If you are not God, but like God—that is, if you are human—your work is to take what God has made and shape it and use it to make him look great. John Piper, Don't Waste Your Life Goal and intention.
But your solitude will be a support and a home for you, even in the midst of very unfamiliar circumstances, and from it you will find all your paths. Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet We decide to take advantage of another warm and sunny afternoon to clean out the front flowerbed. I take
I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables It’s been a busy week, and Friday arrives gently, like a comfortable old friend. Gerry is going fishing this morning, and I’m going to pull out my camera. My kitchen windowsill is adorned with vases of
The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust By far, I shoot the majority of my photos with my 60mm macro lens. Once in a rare while, I pop on my “nifty fifty” 50mm lens but, for the types of images I like best,
Photography is the art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. Elliott Erwitt I spend the morning in my manuscript crafting, if not sandcastles, rudimentary structures that lay the foundation for them. Maya let’s me know that it’s time
Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers. May Sarton Gerry throws open the curtains in the bedroom and I see an outline of mountains across the valley visible through the smoke this morning. That’s improvement, and a good start to the week. Still, I feel the need to dig through my