A tremendous thing

“Is there anything in the universe more beautiful and protective than the simple complexity of a spider’s web?” ~ E. B. White “You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what’s a life, anyway? We’re born, we live a…

Healing in Nature

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~ Rachel Carson

Yellow Water Lily

“Whenever you are alone, remind yourself that God has sent everyone else away so that there is only you and Him.” ~ Rumi

Hummingbird at dawn

Early morning walk The start of my weekend escape The first of many moments that calmed my spirit

An Alaska Goodbye…

On our last night in Ketchikan, the water and sunset joined in a beautiful sendoff. Stopping to admire the painted skies and water reflections, it was a fitting way to end our last evening. Cellphone memories…