Daily Prompt: Immortalized in Stone

Michelangelo quotes “In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it.” From a statue already existing…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

Even Gaia adjusts to change with each season While we, lacking understanding, seek a reason Why comfortable lives suddenly disrupted Often just when we have adjusted With passing time the why seems clear Memories fade of  past held so dear Now enjoy what once was dread A brand new journey away from path once lead…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

So many options that I might have chosen for this weeks Weekly Photo Challenge. However, this one immediately and always comes to mind. Although not perfectly taken, the result benefited from the less than perfect focus.  Here the reflection and the reality meld into one.  It always makes me think of my amazement during my…

White Is My World – The alchemy of snow

First weekend of glorious snow.  Let others complain about the arrival of winter as clouds let loose on us – whether liquid or frozen  We decide to strap on our boards and head to where we can enjoy it.  With over 60 cm (or over 20 inches) of frozen alabaster   in 48 hours here…