Enjoying Oregon in Spring

Traveling to Butte Falls, Oregon, is a visual delight traveling  along surprisingly pleasant byways. Towering Mount Shasta changes with the seasons but in the spring a magnificent looming volcanic landmark appears in the distance, snow-capped and often shrouded in clouds. Oregon near the Rogue River and along the Butte Creek is moist and cool in…

Organic —The way to go!

apple.news/A5pzFlwTETka0llxPoBJI8g Visiting my son and his family in California I was aghast at the cost of shopping only at Whole Foods and the speciality fish store in Santa Monica. It is not that I am a complete bumpkin about food and purchasing healthier options. I was not convinced that EVERYTHING needed to be organic, fresh,…

Daily Prompt: Rush

via Daily Prompt: Rush As the day dawns slowly, yet according to a primordial schedule, the marvel of living a unique period of rotation of earth advancing to the inevitable sunset, looms ahead.  Initially the soul can be lulled silently as if one’s own philosophical analysis of life can be observed then translated to a…

Daily Prompt: Inchoate

via Daily Prompt: Inchoate Annoyingly the light filtered through the too translucent shades dragging me to consciousness on what should have been a day of restful repose.  The gossamer dawn was not unwelcome given the opportunities of the day.  The inchoate plans were floating unconnected in the dust of sleepiness hoping for a cerebral magnetism…

Daily Prompt: Haul

via Daily Prompt: Haul Creeping along the crevices of the vertical cliff, each step cleverly placed to increase balance and progress, the seed haul was increasingly laborious and stressing the oral cavity capacity.  The squirrel stopped, manipulating the front five-toed paws to transport  lunch using their four-toed hind feet digging into the succulents as anchor…

Daily Prompt: Explore

via Daily Prompt: Explore As the image morphed into the vast landscape, objects in the background cleared and as in a diorama slowly became three-dimensional. Creeping lizards and clattering squirrels chirped and blood-red stone giants beckoned with a crippled claw.  The need to explore overwhelmed yet the binoculars belied the distance and physical fitness such…

Daily Prompt: Radiant

via Daily Prompt: Radiant Looking at the radiant smile of that mischievous grin reaches into my old soul, recreating a long forgotten maternal love pulsing through me.  How can a little whirligig of a human capture the hearts of everyone in the family, young and old, married and single?  A grandchild makes fools of us…

Malibu Sunrise

Following the beauty of countless sunsets has been a lifetime commitment.  Checking the timeliness of the sunset with the newly available apps has contributed to the ease of knowing when and where to be ready for the moment and be accessible for memorializing this perpetual elegance.  But, I digress … Look at this impromptu moment…