Purple

On my porch teasing me in deep purple, a flower so delicate it doesn't seem real. It's velvety sheen begs to be touched, fingers twitching simply to pluck. Stooping in to take a closer look, struck by beauty so profound. I decide to leave it be and enjoy the sight of it for days to … Continue reading Purple

Across

I love bridges, all shapes and sizes. I have been lucky to have visited quite a few iconic ones. Some I have digital pictures of, some I don't. Here are a few of them. Brooklyn Bridge, New York Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, Canada Deception Pass Bridge, Washington State Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Old … Continue reading Across

Coon

The dogs were outside enjoying their last sunbath of the day. Linus sitting regally on the blanket L. had spread earlier in the day. Phoebe had plopped down unceremoniously in the dirt next to the blanket, belly up towards the warmth of the sun. L. and danced around each other in the kitchen, he was … Continue reading Coon

Tongues

I am sitting here eating a snack (crackers and grape tomatoes) and attempting to write about snacks. I am challenged by the word for some reason. As a start I went ahead and googled it. I got the standard definition of "a small amount of food eaten between meals" and that morsel of information didn't … Continue reading Tongues

Balloons

Last year I was staying at my Grandma's house for a few days and the neighboring town had its annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. They would fly twice a day for two days, once early in the morning, right after sunrise and once in the evening, before sunset. You would hear the first balloons arrive … Continue reading Balloons