Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona AZ

Built on Coconino National Forest land, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a beautiful site built into the red rocks of Sedona. According to the chapel website, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, local rancher and sculptor, commissioned the building of the chapel. She was inspired by the Empire State Building. Initally she attempted to build the…

Silent Sunday

  “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” ~ William Penn    

A Photo a Week Challenge: A Peaceful Place

These photos were taken in California Adventure, early morning before many folks had entered the park. There’s something serene and peaceful, seeing everything empty, quiet, and clean.Β  Bright and sunny, waiting for the day. My post for Nancy’s Weekly Challenge “Every man must have a peaceful place to contemplate. If you do not have such…

Black and White: Birds

I am posting for Cee’s Black and White photo challenge: Birds “Wherever there are birds, there is hope.” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan πŸ–€πŸ–€πŸ–€πŸ–€πŸ–€ This top photo was taken during a free flight bird show and I just happened to snap my photo at the right moment. This photo is a young dove that was sitting…